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Episode 3: The Bare Fists of Boxing

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding explores the importance of boxing for the 19th-century alpha male. With no gloves or armour, pugilism was pure, painful and deeply patriotic. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Lucy Lunt
Producer:
Sara Conkey
Producer:
Garth Brameld

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