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McCallum, John Dennis, 1924-, The world heavyweight boxing championship; a history [by] John D. McCallum. Foreword by Charles P. Larson.[1st ed.] (Radnor, Pa., Chilton Book Co. [1974]]) [B RBR GV1121 .M32 1974

Lloyd, Alan, 1927-, The great prize fight (New York : Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1977) [1 > B RBR GV1123 .L55 197

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Doezema, Marianne, 1950, George Bellows and urban America (New Haven : Yale University Press, c1992) [S McCabe ND237.B45 D6 1992

Gilmore, Al-Tony , Bad Nigger!The National Impact of Jack Johnson (1975)

Gorn, Elliott J., , The manly art : bare-knuckle prize fighting in America (Ithaca : Cornell University Press,)1986.B RBR GV1125 .G67 198

Isenberg, Michael T., John L. Sullivan and his America , Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1988. ISBN 0252013816 (alk. paper) [H Magill GV1132.S95 I84 1988]

Riess, Steven A.," A fighting chance: the Jewish-American boxing experience, 1890-1940," American Jewish History 74 (Mar. '85) p. 223-53

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