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Tered uite a bit Other entries in which the authors do less to imprint their stamp or leave the loss of their own opinion feel their own or leave the loss of their own opinion feel encyclopedia entries than ruminations I take issue with some of the assertions made by some of the writers in the book but every boxing fan is contentious and disagrees with the. Ays 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 uniue book for scholars and fans alike this Companion explores the sport from "Its Inception In Ancient Greece To The "inception in Ancient Greece to the of its most celebrated figure Muhammad Ali. Timulating subject Fortunately The Cambridge Companion to Boxing varies in uality in terms of oing from The Solid If Workmanlike To The Flat solid if workmanlike to the flat brilliant There some essays in here especially the ones on Ralph Wiley and Muhammad Ali that rank with the best boxing writing I ve encountered and I ve encoun. that rank with the best boxing writing I ve encountered and I ve encoun. Raved and ruthless physical and commercial exploitation of mostly poor young men This Companion offers engaging and informative essays about the social impact and historical importance of the sport of boxing It includes a comprehensive chronology of the sport listing all the important events and personalities Ess. ,
The Cambridge Companion to BoxingThe potential pitfall with any collection is that the uality will be scattershot that some offerings will naturally outshine others The main drawback for the lay reader for anything that bears the stamp of Cambridge or Oxford is that academics will end up rafting way too much theory on what should have been a While humans have used their hands to engage in combat since the dawn of man boxing originated in Ancient Greece as an Olympic event It is one dawn of man boxing originated in Ancient Greece as an Olympic event It is one the most popular controversial and misunderstood sports in the world For its advocates it is a heroic expression of unfettered individualism For its critics it is a dep.

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