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Title:
The pussycat of prizefighting : Tiger Flowers and the politics of Black celebrity
Author:
Kaye, Andrew M., 1971-
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Publication Information:
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
208 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : Tiger or pussycat? -- Black prizefighters as slaves and free men -- Jack Johnson, white hopes, and battle royals -- Becoming the Georgia Deacon -- The whitest Black man in the ring -- Epilogue : he's gone, gone home.
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ISBN:
9780820325903
Format :
Book

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