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Author Smith, Malissa, author.

Title A history of women's boxing / Malissa Smith.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.83 SMI    Available
Description xxii, 311 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents She-devils and Amazonian tigresses : women enter the boxing ring -- Victorian ladies boxing -- Boxing, women, and the mores of change -- Encountering the modern : Flappers, Mae West, and the war years -- Boxing in the Age of the "Mighty Atom" -- Burning bras, taking on the "sheriff," and winning the right to fight -- A ring of their own -- These ladies love the ring -- Christy Martin and the pinking of the velvet ropes -- Women's boxing and the fame game -- The amateurs -- The state of things : 1722 to 2012 and beyond.
Subject Women boxers.
Boxing -- History.
ISBN 9781442229945 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442229942 (cloth : alk. paper)

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