The Great White Hopes

The Great White Hopes

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In Sydney, Australia, in 1908 the talented black fighter Jack Johnson won the heavyweight championship of the world from the Canadian Tommy Burns. There was an immediate storm of protest. It was predicted that his reign would lead to civic unrest and race riots. This is the story of sport, racism, corruption and larger-than-life characters.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • The History Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 0752496158
  • 9780752496153

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