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When boxing was a Jewish sport / Allen Bodner.

Author/Creator:
Bodner, Allen.
Publication:
Albany : Excelsior Editions, State University of New York Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 207 p. ; 18 cm.
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Subjects:
Jewish boxers -- United States -- Biography.
Boxing -- United States -- History.
Jewish boxers -- United States -- Interviews.
Contents:
A brief history
The allure
Es haypt zuch nisht urt (it doesn't exist)
In the beginning
Benny, Barney, and the fans
Anti-semitism
The war
The main event
the money
The wise guys
a dangerous sport
After the ring
The rise and fall of Jewish boxing
Ring 8, again.
Notes:
Originally published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781438436081 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1438436084 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
652447921
Publisher Number:
99942757518