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Prizefighting

Arne K. Lang

Prizefighting

an American history

by Arne K. Lang

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boxing -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-260) and index.

    StatementArne K. Lang.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1125 .L26 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21559195M
    ISBN 100786436549
    ISBN 109780786436545
    LC Control Number2008010252

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This work brings a fresh perspective to the history of modern prizefighting, 4/5(3). The book begins with the clandestine bare-knuckle fights in eighteenth-century London, and ends with the vibrant, large-scale productions of modern Las Vegas “fight nights.” Along the way, he explains many of the myths about antiquarian prizefighters, describes the origins of slave fight folklore, and examines the forces that transformed Las Vegas into the world’s leading venue.

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Andrew Kaye gives us much to ponder about our own hopes and prejudices--and how we often burden our athletes and celebrities with : Prizefighting and Civilization explores the processes by which boxing—once considered an outlandish purveyor of low culture—evolved into a nationalized pillar of popular culture, a point of pride that transcends gender, race, and class.Get this from a library!

Prizefighting: an American history. [Arne K Lang] -- "This work brings a fresh perspective to the study of modern prizefighting, a sport which has evolved over several centuries to become one of mankind's most lasting and valued sporting attractions.