The Boxing Companion

An Illustrated Guide to the Sweet Science by Richard O"Brien

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Number of Pages128
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ISBN 100792452976
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Essays examine topics such as women in boxing, boxing and the rise of television, boxing in Africa, boxing and literature, and boxing and Hollywood films.

A unique book for scholars and fans alike, this Companion explores the sport from its inception in Ancient Greece to the death of its most celebrated figure, Muhammad Ali/5(2).

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