Black and White

Black and White

Subtitle:
The Birth of Modern Boxing
By:
Brian Dobbs
Price:
£35.00
Out:
ISBN:
9781785318900
Format:
Hardback
Size:
280 x 240
Pages:
480

Description

Black and White is a definitive history of boxing's pioneering years. Brian Dobbs exposes the racism, brutality and trickery of this fascinating era, bringing to life the fights and fighters that transformed the sport from underground sleaze to fashionable spectacle - including Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey, Jimmy Wilde, Ted 'Kid' Lewis and many more.

About the author

Brian Dobbs is the author of numerous sporting books and a contributor to sporting anthologies. He has written articles and reports for various sports magazines and was art editor and books columnist for the greatly missed World Sports magazine. He has a particular passion for sports history. His acquaintance with boxing began when staying up with his father to hear radio commentaries on the fights of Joe Louis, Freddie Mills and Bruce Woodcock.

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