The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America, by Elliott J. Gorn PDF

By Elliott J. Gorn

ISBN-10: 0801419204

ISBN-13: 9780801419201

ISBN-10: 0801476089

ISBN-13: 9780801476082

Elliott J. Gorn's The Manly Art tells the tale of boxing's origins and the sport's position in American tradition. while first released in 1986, the ebook contributed to shaping the methods historians write approximately American game and tradition, increasing scholarly barriers via exploring masculinity as an ancient topic and via suggesting that social different types like gender, category, and ethnicity will be understood in basic terms relating to each one other.

This up to date version of Gorn's hugely influential heritage of the early prize jewelry incorporates a new afterword, the author's meditation at the ways that experiences of recreation, gender, and pop culture have replaced within the zone century because the ebook used to be first released. An updated bibliography guarantees that The Manly Art will stay an important source for a brand new generation.

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