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Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling (Paperback) Loot Price: R476
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Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling (Paperback): Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling (Paperback)

Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles The Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling refer to two separate fights which are among boxing's most talked about fights. Schmeling won the first match by a knockout in round twelve, but in the second match, Louis won through a knockout in the first round. Although the two champions met to create a pugilistic spectacle remarkable on its own terms, the two fights came to embody the broader political and social conflict of the times. As the first significant African American athlete since Jack Johnson, Louis was among the few focal points for African American pride in the 1930s. Moreover, as a contest between representatives of the United States and Nazi Germany during the 1930s, the fights came to symbolize the struggle between democracy and fascism. Louis' performance in the bouts therefore elevated him to the status of the first true African American national hero in the United States.

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Imprint: Book on Demand
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Editors: Jesse Russell • Ronald Cohn
Dimensions: 279 x 210 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-5-512-33227-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 5-512-33227-9
Barcode: 9785512332276

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