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The Resource The arc of boxing : the rise and decline of the sweet science, Mike Silver ; with a foreword by Budd Schulberg

The arc of boxing : the rise and decline of the sweet science, Mike Silver ; with a foreword by Budd Schulberg

Label
The arc of boxing : the rise and decline of the sweet science
Title
The arc of boxing
Title remainder
the rise and decline of the sweet science
Statement of responsibility
Mike Silver ; with a foreword by Budd Schulberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Boxing historians discuss the socioeconomic and demographic changes that have affected the quality, prominence and popularity of the sport over the past century. Chapters cover such topics as the ongoing deterioration of boxers' skills, their endurance, the decline in the number of fights and the psychological readiness of championship-caliber boxers"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Mike
Dewey number
796.83
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1136.8
LC item number
.S56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxing
  • Boxing
Label
The arc of boxing : the rise and decline of the sweet science, Mike Silver ; with a foreword by Budd Schulberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins -- The golden age -- The incredible shrinking sport -- Paying their dues -- Cooking the books : boxing's nutty knockout numbers -- Where have you gone Charlie Goldman? -- Boxing's missing links -- The good, the bad, and the inconsistent -- Fistic forensics : two fights analyzed -- Too much amateur -- The dominance factor, part one: Roy Jones, Jr. and Bernard Hopkins -- The dominance factor, part two: Roberto Duran, Pernell Whitaker, Floyd Mayweather, Jr -- The bigger they are--the harder they fall -- Boxing's snake oil salesmen -- Boxing's death by alphabet -- Epilogue
Control code
735137
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
ix, 229 pages
Isbn
9780786438495
Isbn Type
(hbk. : illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008036087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786438495
  • (OCoLC)213775635
Label
The arc of boxing : the rise and decline of the sweet science, Mike Silver ; with a foreword by Budd Schulberg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins -- The golden age -- The incredible shrinking sport -- Paying their dues -- Cooking the books : boxing's nutty knockout numbers -- Where have you gone Charlie Goldman? -- Boxing's missing links -- The good, the bad, and the inconsistent -- Fistic forensics : two fights analyzed -- Too much amateur -- The dominance factor, part one: Roy Jones, Jr. and Bernard Hopkins -- The dominance factor, part two: Roberto Duran, Pernell Whitaker, Floyd Mayweather, Jr -- The bigger they are--the harder they fall -- Boxing's snake oil salesmen -- Boxing's death by alphabet -- Epilogue
Control code
735137
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
ix, 229 pages
Isbn
9780786438495
Isbn Type
(hbk. : illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008036087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786438495
  • (OCoLC)213775635

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