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ケンブリッジ版 ボクシングとアメリカ文化必携

The Cambridge Companion to Boxing

(Cambridge Companions to Literature)

Early, Gerald (EDT)

Cambridge Univ Pr 2019/01
352 p. 23 cm   
装丁: Hrd    装丁について
テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: GB
ISBN: 9781107058019
装丁違いISBN: 1107631203
KCN: 1032434376
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DDC: 796.83
KDC: B237 アメリカ文学・文化一般
関連書リスト: SB3017A
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This book offers engaging and informative essays about the social impact and historical importance of the sport of boxing.

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This book offers engaging and informative essays about the social impact and historical importance of the sport of boxing. It will be of interest to students, scholars, and general readers interested boxing. It will also be of interest to students and scholars of American studies and popular culture more generally.
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Table of Contents

1. Boxing in the ancient world Byron J. Nakamura; 2. The bare-knuckle era Elliott J. Gorn; 3. Jem Mace and the making of modern boxing Adam Chill; 4. Race and boxing in the nineteenth century Louis Moore; 5. Joe Gans and his contemporaries: the contest for supremacy in the Queensberry realm Colleen Aycock; 6. Dempsey-Tunney, Tunney-Greb, and the 1920s Carlo Rotella; 7. Prime time and crime time: boxing in the 1950s Troy Rondinone; 8. The Africans: boxing and Africa Adeyinka Makinde; 9. A century of fighting Latinos: from the margins to the mainstream Benita Heiskanen; 10. Women's boxing: bout time Cathy van Ingen; 11. Jews in twentieth-century boxing Steven A. Riess; 12. A surprising dearth of top English-born Jewish fighters in the bare-knuckle era Tony Gee; 13. Joe Louis: 'you should have seen him then' Randy Roberts; 14. The furious beauty of Sugar Ray Wil Haygood; 15. Echoes from the jungle: Muhammad Ali in the early 70s Lewis Erenberg; 16. The unusable champions: Sonny Liston (1962-64) and Larry Holmes (1978-85) Michael Ezra; 17. Emile Griffith: an underrated champion Mark Scott; 18. Pierce Egan, boxing, and British nationalism Adam Chill; 19. Jose Torres: the boxer as writer Adeyinka Makinde; 20. 'Well, what was it really like?' George Plimpton, Norman Mailer, and the heavyweights Kasia Boddy; 21. Jack London and the great white hopes of boxing literature Scott D. Emmer; 22. Body and soul of the screen boxer Leger Grindon; 23. Black Slaver: Jack Johnson and the Mann Act Rebecca Wanzo; 24. Yesternow: Jack Johnson, documentary film, and the politics of jazz Benjamin Cawthra; 25. Opera for boxers Rosalind Early; 26. The voice of boxing: a brief history of American broadcasting ringside Colleen Aycock; 27. Ralph Wiley's surprising serenity Shelley Fisher Fishkin; 28. Muhammad Ali, king of the inauthentic Gerald Early.