Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Wales and its Boxers: The Fighting Tradition
Peter Stead & Gareth Williams (eds)


For centuries there had been fistfighters, and from the early days of industry it was apparent that the Welsh had a particular passion for boxing. This book traces that passion through the lives of champions, by recalling their great bouts and by showing how moments of triumph were celebrated by whole communities.

Hardback, 192pp
University of Wales Press, 2008
ISBN 9780708319154