Mendoza The Jew

Mendoza the Jew
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 203
ISBN UCSD:31822040891673
Rating 4/5 from 1 reviews

Mendoza the Jew combines a graphic history with primary documentation and contextual information to explore issues of nationalism, identity, culture, and historical methodology through the life story of Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a poor Sephardic Jew from East London who became the boxing champion of Britain in 1789. As a Jew with limited means and a foreign-sounding name, Mendoza was an unlikely symbol of what many Britons considered to be their very own "national" sport.

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
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