The Battle of the Century: Dempsey, Carpentier, and the Birth of Modern Promotion (Hardback)
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The Battle of the Century: Dempsey, Carpentier, and the Birth of Modern Promotion (Hardback)

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Hardback 238 Pages / Published: 04/05/2011
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This exciting account of the 1921 heavyweight boxing title fight between champion Jack Dempsey and Frenchman Georges Carpentier relates how it originated and how it became a template for modern sports promotion.


* Photographs

* A bibliography

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313382444
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Although the author devotes most of the book to the background of Rickard and the fighters, he closely follows the evolution of the fight and shows how it fit into the culture of the 1920s. The story is not new, but it never seems to get old. Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice

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