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Negro with a hat : the rise and fall of Marcus Garvey

Auteur : Colin Grant
Éditeur : Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Marcus Mosiah Garvey was once the most famous black man on earth. A brilliant orator who electrified his audiences, he inspired thousands to join his "Back to Africa" movement, aiming to create an independent homeland through Pan-African emigration--yet he was barred from the continent by colonial powers. This self-educated, poetry-writing aesthete was a shrewd promoter whose use of pageantry fired the imagination  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
History
Personne nommée : Marcus Garvey; Marcus Garvey; Marcus Garvey; Marcus M Garvey; Marcus Garvey; Marcus Garvey
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Colin Grant
ISBN : 9780195367942 0195367944 9780195393095 0195393090
Numéro OCLC : 177014251
Description : 530 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenu : Prologue : a premature death --
Bury the dead and take care of the living --
Almost an Englishman --
In the company of Negroes --
An ebony orator in Harlem --
No flag but the Stars and Stripes--
and possibly the Union Jack --
If we must die --
How to manufacture a traitor --
Harlem speaks for scattered Ethiopia --
Flyin' home on the Black Star Line --
A star in the storm --
He who plays the king --
Last stop Liberia --
Not to mention his colour --
Behold the demagogue or misunderstood messiah --
Caging the tiger --
Into the furnace --
Silence Mr. Garvey --
Gone to foreign.
Responsabilité : Colin Grant.
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In the 1920s, Marcus Mosiah Garvey captivated audiences with his Universal Negro Improvement Association and Back to Africa program. In this biography, Grant captures Garvey's extraordinary life,  Lire la suite...

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In Negro With a Hat, he has produced a searching, vivid, and (as the title suggests) complex account of Garvey's short but consequential life. Steve Hahn, The New Republic The story of Marcus Garvey, Lire la suite...

 
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