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Suggested Reading:

 

Aaronson, Sammy and Hirshberg, Al. As High as My Heart: The Sammy Aaronson Story. New York: Coward-McCaim, 1957.

 

Adelman, Melvin L. A Sporting Time: New York City and the Rise of Modern Athletics, 1820-70. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1986.

 

Batchelor, Denzil. Big Fight: The Story of World Championship Boxing. London: Phoenix House, 1964.

 

Berkow, Ira. Maxwell Street. Garden City: Doubleday, 1977.

 

Blady, Ken. The Jewish Boxers' Hall of Fame. New York: Shapolsky Publishers, 1988.

 

Bodner, Alan. When Boxing Was a Jewish Sport. Westport, CT, U.S.A.: Prager, 1997.

 

Bromberg, Lester. Boxing's Unforgettable Fights. New York: Ronald Press, 1962.

 

Butler, James. Kings of the Ring. London: Stanley Paul & Co., Ltd., 1936.

 

Carpenter, Harry. Masters of Boxing. New York: Dell Publishing, 1968.

 

Cohen, Elliot E., ed. Commentary on the American Scene; Portraits of Jewish Life in America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.

 

Egan, Pierce. Boxiana, Or Sketches of Ancient & Modern Pugilism. London: Folio Society, 1976.

 

Engelman, Todd. The Jews of Georgian England: 1714-1830. Philadelphia: JPS, 1978.

 

Famol, Jeffrey. Epics of the Fancy. London: Sampson Low, Marston Co., 1928.

 

Fiske, Jack. "The 1904 Olympic Games Heavyweight Champion." Western States Jewish History, July, 1984.

 

Fleischer, Nat. Leonard the Magnificent. New York: The Ring Bookshop, Inc., 1947.

 

Fleischer, Nat. Pictorial History of Boxing. Citadel Press: Lyle Stuart, Inc.  Seacaucus, N.J., 1987.

 

Ford, John. Prizefighting: The Age of Regency Boximania. South Brunswick: Great Albion Books, 1972.

 

Frank, Stanley. The Jew in Sports. New York: Miles Pub., 1936.

 

Gehring, Frederick P. "The Gentle Champion: Barney Ross, An Unforgettable Character." Jewish Digest, March, 1968.

 

Gilbert, John R. Famous Jewish Lives. Felton, England: Odham's Books, 1970.

 

Golding, Louis. The Bareknuckle Breed. New York: Barnes, 1954.

 

Goldstein, Ruby, and Graham, Frank. Third Man in the Ring. New York: Funk & Wagnall, 1959.

 

Gutteridge, Reg. Boxing: The Great Ones. New York: Pelham, 1975.

 

Haldane, Robert. Champions and Challengers. London: Stanley Paul Press, 1967.

 

Haldane, Robert. Giants of the Ring. London: War Facts Press, 1948.

 

Harding, John with Berg, Jack Kid. Jack Kid Berg, the Whitechapel Windmill. London: Robson Books, 1987.

 

Hartley, R.A. History & Bibliography of Boxing Books: Collectors' Guide to the History of Pugilism. Alton, Hants: Nimrod Press, 1988.

 

Hauser, Thomas. The Black Lights: Inside the World of Professional Boxing. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.

 

Heinz, W.C. American Mirror. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1982.

 

Heller, Peter. In This Corner -!: Forty World Champions Tell Their Story. New York: Da Capo Press, 1994.

 

Hindus, Milton, ed. The Old East Side. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1971.

 

Hollandersky, Abraham. The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy. Los Angeles: Newsboy Press, 1943.

 

Howe, Irving. The World of Our Fathers. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.

 

Kaplan, Hank and Encinosa, Enrique. Boxing: This Is It. Palm Springs: ETC Publishing, 1985.

 

Kessler, Milton. The Grand Concourse. Binghamton: University of New York, 1990.

 

Kramer, William W. and Stern, Norton B. "San Francisco's Fighting Jew," California History 53, Winter 1974.

 

Leibling, A.J. A Neutral Corner. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990.

 

Leibling, A.J. The Sweet Science. London: The Sportsman's Book Club, 1958.

 

Levine, Peter. Ellis Island to Ebbet's Field. London: Oxford University Press, 1992.

 

Lewis, Morton. Ted "Kid" Lewis: His Life and Times. London: Robson Books, 1990.

 

McCallum, John. Encyclopedia of World Boxing Champions Since 1882. Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, 1975.

 

Mee, Bob. Bare Fists: The History of Bare-Knuckle Prize-fighting. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2001.

 

Mendoza, Daniel and Magriel, Paul, ed. The Memoirs of the Life of Daniel Mendoza. New York: Amo Press, 1975.

 

Mills, Freddie. Battling for the Title. London & New York: S. Paul, 1954.

 

Mills, Freddie. Forward the Light-heavies. London: Stanley Paul Press, 1956.

 

Narell, Irena. Our City;  The Jews of San Francisco. San Diego: Howell-North, 1981.

 

Odd, Gilbert. The Woman in the Corner. London: Pelham, 1978.

 

Postal, Bernard, Silver, Jesse, and Silver, Roy. Encyclopedia of Jews in Sports. New York: Bloch Publications, 1965.

 

Raskus, Bernard. "A Jewish View of Boxing." The Jewish Digest, September,1 965.


Reiss, Steven A. "A fighting Chance: The Jewish-American Boxing Experience." American Jewish History, Vol. LXXTV #3, March 1985.

 

Reiss, Steen A., ed. American Sporting Experience: A Historical Anthology. West Point, New York: Leisure Press, 1984.

 

Reiss, Steven A. City Games: The Evolution of American Urban Society and the Rise of Sports. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

 

Reiss, Steven A. Major Problems in American Sports History. Houghton Mifflin, 1997.

 

Reiss, Steven. "Sport and the American Dream." Journal of Social History 14 (December, 1980): 295-301.

 

Reiss, Steven. Sports & the American Jew. Syracuse University Press. Syracuse, NY: 1998.

 

Reitlinger, Gerald. "England's First popular Jewish Hero: The Strange Story of Daniel Mendoza." Jewish Digest, August 1973.

 

Rendall, Jonathan. This Bloody Mary is the Last Thing I Own: A Journey to the End of Boxing. Faber & Faber, London, 1997.

 

Ribalow, Harold U. Fighter from Whitechapel: The Story of Daniel Mendoza. Philadelphia: Farrar, Strauss and Cudahy, Inc., 1962.

 

Ribalow, Harold U. and Ribalow, Meir Z. The Jew in American Sports. New York: Hippocrene Press, 1985.

 

Riis, Jacob. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York. New York: Charles Scribner, 1890.

 

Rischin, Moses. The Promised City: New York's Jews, 1870-1914. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1962.

 

Rockaway, Robert A. But He Was Good to his Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters. Hewlet, NY: Gefen Books, 1994.

 

Roskolenko, Harry. The Time That Was Then. New York: Dial Press, 1971.

 

Ross, Barney and Abrahamson, Martin. No Man Stands Alone: The True Story of Barney Ross. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1957.

 

Ross, Barney. Fundamentals of Boxing. Chicago: Little Technical Library/Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1942.

 

Roth, Philip. Patrimony, a True Story. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991.

 

Sanford, John. The Color of the Air: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 1. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1985.

 

Sanford, John. The Color of the Air: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 2. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1986.

 

Sanford, John. The Color of the Air: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 3. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1987.

 

Sawyer, Rom. Noble Art. London: Irwin Hyman Limited, 1989.

 

Schulberg, Budd. "The Great Benny Leonard." Ring Magazine, May 1980.

 

Schulberg, Budd. The Harder They Fall. Random House, New York: 1947.

 

Schutte, William. Fighting Dentist: The Boxing Career of Dr. Leach Cross. Self published;  Fullerton, California, 1977.

 

Seigman, Joseph. Jewish Sports Legends: The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, 2000.

 

Segal, Hyman. They Called Him Champ. New York: Citadel, 1959.

 

Shapiro, Eddie. Strange God and the Fighting Rabbi. Boundary Press;  New York, 1972.

 

Simonhoff, Harry. Saga of American Jewry form 1965 to 1914. new York: Arco Publishing, 1958.

 

Slater, Robert. Great Jews in Sports. New York: Jonathan David, 1983.

 

Steiner, Desiree. "My Father, the Boxer." The Jewish Digest, 18 July 1973.

 

Sugar, Ben. The Great Fights: A Pictorial History of Boxing's Greatest Bouts. New York: Gallery Books, 1984.

 

Sugar, Bert. "The 1930s: Send in the Clown Plus a Trio of Good Little Men." Ring Magazine, May 1983.

 

Teller, Judd L. Strangers and Natives. New York: Dell Publishing, 1968.

 

Wignall, Trevor C. The Story of Boxing. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1923.

 

Wignall, Trevor C. The Sweet Science. London: Chapman & Hall, 1921.

 

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