Fight of the Century

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  • Author : Thomas R. Hietala
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 398 pages
  • ISBN : 1317470621
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Fight of the Century

Fight of the Century
  • Author : Thomas R. Hietala
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 October 2019
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This is a revealing look at the history of race relations in the United States during the first half of the twentieth century portrayed through the lives and times of the first two African-American heavyweight boxing champions, Jack Johnson and Joe Louis. Incorporating extensive research into the black press of the time, the author explores how the public careers and private lives of these two sports figures both define and explain vital national issues from the early 1900s to the

Fight of the Century

Fight of the Century
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  • Publisher : Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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The American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman in this “forceful, beautifully written” (Associated Press) collection that brings together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing an original piece inspired by a historic ACLU case. On January 19, 1920, a small group of idealists and visionaries, including Helen Keller, Jane Addams, Roger Baldwin, and Crystal Eastman, founded the American Civil Liberties Union. A century after its creation, the ACLU remains the nation’s premier defender

Fight of the Century

Fight of the Century
  • Author : Barb Rosenstock
  • Publisher : Thinkingdom
  • Release : 16 June 2020
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The fight for women's suffrage between women's rights leader Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson is creatively presented as a four-round boxing match in this energetic nonfiction picture book. When Woodrow Wilson was elected President, he didn't know that he would be participating in one of the greatest fights of the century: the battle for women's right to vote. The formidable Alice Paul led the women's suffrage movement, and saw President Wilson's election as an opportunity to win the vote

The Battle of the Century

The Battle of the Century
  • Author : Jim Waltzer
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 27 May 2022
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This exciting account of the 1921 heavyweight boxing title fight between champion Jack Dempsey and Frenchman Georges Carpentier relates how it originated and how it became a template for modern sports promotion. * Photographs * A bibliography

Fighting Talk

Fighting Talk
  • Author : Bob Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
  • Release : 16 August 2013
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From 'A Low Blow' to 'Went the Distance', a fascinating and lively examination of the regular use of terms from the boxing ring in our everyday language. Have you ever stopped to notice how often your local newspaper or favourite magazine uses the terms 'On the Ropes', 'The Gloves Are Off' and 'Knockout Punch'? How often TV newsreaders will say that a politician has "Thrown His hat in the Ring', is a 'Big Hitter', is 'Taking it on the Chin',

The Greatest Fight of Our Generation

The Greatest Fight of Our Generation
  • Author : Lewis A. Erenberg
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 May 2022
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The second Louis-Schmeling fight of 1938 sparked excitement around the globe. For all its length--the fight lasted just two minutes--it remains one of the most memorable events in boxing history and, indeed, one of the most significant sporting events ever. In this superb account, Lewis A.Erenberg offers a vivid portrait of Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, their individual careers, and their two epic fights, shedding light on what these fighters represented to their nations, and why their second bout took on

The Burglary

The Burglary
  • Author : Betty Medsger
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 07 January 2014
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The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution, his own shadow Bureau of Investigation. It begins in 1971 in an America being split apart by the Vietnam War . . . A small group of activists—eight men

The Night the Referee Hit Back

The Night the Referee Hit Back
  • Author : Mike Silver
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 10 June 2020
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This collection of award-winning boxing journalist Mike Silver's best articles from the past 40 years features a colorful mix of hard-hitting exposes and light-hearted stories that include legendary boxers such as Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Oscar De La Hoya, and more. The boxing world has witnessed some spectacular and iconic moments, from the "Thrilla in Manila" to the last encounter between Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta. In The Night the Referee Hit Back: Memorable Moments from the

Black Collegiate Athletes and the Neoliberal State

Black Collegiate Athletes and the Neoliberal State
  • Author : Albert Y Bimper, Jr
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 15 July 2020
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This study examines sociocultural productions of power, knowledge, identity, and resistance through the lens of race in collegiate athletics. The author argues that neoliberal structures have reimagined and reconstructed athletes' lived experiences and have perpetuated racial inequality through collegiate sport.--C. Keith Harrison, University of Central Florida

What Comes Naturally

What Comes Naturally
  • Author : Peggy Pascoe
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 16 January 2009
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A long-awaited history that promises to dramatically change our understanding of race in America, What Comes Naturally traces the origins, spread, and demise of miscegenation laws in the United States--laws that banned interracial marriage and sex, most often between whites and members of other races. Peggy Pascoe demonstrates how these laws were enacted and applied not just in the South but throughout most of the country, in the West, the North, and the Midwest. Beginning in the Reconstruction era, when

Sports in American Life

Sports in American Life
  • Author : Richard O. Davies
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 October 2017
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The third edition of author Richard O. Daviesï¿1⁄2 highly praised narrative of American sports, Sports in American Life: A History, features extensive revisions and updates to its presentation of an interpretative history of the relationship of sports to the larger themes of U.S. history. Updated include a new section on concussions caused by contact sports and new biographies of John Wooden and Joe Paterno.ï¿1⁄2 Features extensive revisions and updates, along with a leaner, faster-paced narrative than previous editions Addresses

American National Pastimes A History

American National Pastimes   A History
  • Author : Mark Dyreson,Jaime Schultz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 April 2016
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When the colonies that became the USA were still dominions of the British Empire they began to imagine their sporting pastimes as finer recreations than even those enjoyed in the motherland. From the war of independence and the creation of the republic to the twenty-first century, sporting pastimes have served as essential ingredients in forging nationhood in American history. This collection gathers the work of an all-star team of historians of American sport in order to explore the origins and

A Companion to American Sport History

A Companion to American Sport History
  • Author : Steven A. Riess
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 26 March 2014
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A Companion to American Sport History presents acollection of original essays that represent the firstcomprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing fieldof American sport history. Presents the first complete analysis of the scholarshiprelating to the academic history of American sport Features contributions from many of the finest scholars workingin the field of American sport history Includes coverage of the chronology of sports from colonialtimes to the present day, including major sports such as baseball,football, basketball, boxing, golf, motor