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Boxing : a worldwide record of bouts and boxers

Author: Herbert G Goldman
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This major reference book covers the history, records and lore of boxing. The main body of the work presents alphabetical entries of Queensberry Rules-era (1895-present) fighters, with over 2,600 entries. Each entry includes dates of birth and death, place of birth, nicknames, a list of fights, and career statistics"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert G Goldman
ISBN: 9780786460540 0786460547
OCLC Number: 635492346
Description: 4 volumes (viii, 1725 pages) ; 28 cm
Contents: V. 1. Acknowledgements; preface. Part. I. The boxers: bare knuckle era, 1791-1880; transitional era, 1870s-1880s; Queensbury Rules era, 1895-present (Ada-Gallagher) --
v. 2. Part I. The boxers: Queensbury rules era, 1895-present (Galloway-O'Donnell) --
v. 3. Part I. The boxers: Queensbury Rules era, 1895-present (O'Dowd-Zyglewicz); Part II. Registries of other personnel --
v. 4. Part III. World title bouts; part IV. Records and champions; part V. The organization of the sport; part VI. Boxing in history and culture; appendix; bibliography.
Responsibility: Herbert G. Goldman.

Abstract:

"This major reference book covers the history, records and lore of boxing. The main body of the work presents alphabetical entries of Queensberry Rules-era (1895-present) fighters, with over 2,600 entries. Each entry includes dates of birth and death, place of birth, nicknames, a list of fights, and career statistics"--Provided by publisher.

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