Boxing: Selected full-text books and articles

Blood Season: Mike Tyson and the World of Boxing By Phil Berger Four Walls Eight Windows, 1995 (2nd edition)
Fair Play: Sports, Values, and Society By Robert L. Simon Westview Press, 1991
Librarian's tip: "The Case against Boxing" begins on p. 54
Sports and the American Jew By Steven A. Riess Syracuse University Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "Tough Jews: The Jewish American Boxing Experience, 1890-1950"
Glory Bound: Black Athletes in a White America By David K. Wiggins Syracuse University Press, 1997
Librarian's tip: Chap. 3 "Peter Jackson and the Elusive Heavyweight Championship: A Black Athlete's Struggle against the Late Nineteenth Century Color Line"
Figuring and Disfiguring: Joyce Carol Oates on Boxing and the Paintings of George Bellows By Morris, Daniel Mosaic (Winnipeg), Vol. 31, No. 4, December 1998
Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer By Loïc Wacquant Oxford University Press, 2004
White on Black: The Views of Twenty-Two White Americans on the Negro By Era Bell Thompson; Herbert Nipson Johnson Pub. Co., 1963
Librarian's tip: "Why Negroes Rule Boxing" begins on p. 170 and "Have Negroes Killed Boxing?" begins on p. 182
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