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War in the ring : Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, and the fight between America and Hitler

Author: John Florio; Ouisie Shapiro
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."--
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biographies
Informational works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Joe Louis; Max Schmeling; Joe Louis; Max Schmeling; Joe Louis; Max Schmeling
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Florio; Ouisie Shapiro
ISBN: 9781250155740 1250155746
OCLC Number: 1103711309
Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro.

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"...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."--

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