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An original man : the life and times of Elijah Muhammad

Autor Claude Andrew Clegg
Vydavatel: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Biography : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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Elijah Muhammad (1897-1975), born Elijah Poole, dreamed of living a better life than his slave ancestors. However, by the time he arrived in Detroit in 1923, the bitter hatred and lynchings of the South had become a part of his consciousness, and the urban poverty and rank discrimination he encountered in the North further ignited his ire and indignation. In An Original Man, historian Claude Clegg reveals the  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Biography
Osoba: Elijah Muhammad; Elijah Muhammad; Elijah Muhammad
Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Claude Andrew Clegg
ISBN: 0312151845 9780312151843
OCLC číslo: 35620411
Poznámky: Based on the author's doctoral dissertation, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Ocenění: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 1998.
Popis: xvi, 377 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: Part I: Genesis --
26,000 years --
An original man, lost and found --
The Knowledge of self and others --
Part II: the wilderness --
Public enemy --
Messenger of Allah --
Part III: the keys to the kingdom --
Trials and tribulations --
Rumors of war --
A Nation of shopkeepers --
Part IV: Judgement --
In the last days.
Odpovědnost: Claude Andrew Clegg III.

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Elijah Muhammad (1897-1975), born Elijah Poole, dreamed of living a better life than his slave ancestors. However, by the time he arrived in Detroit in 1923, the bitter hatred and lynchings of the South had become a part of his consciousness, and the urban poverty and rank discrimination he encountered in the North further ignited his ire and indignation. In An Original Man, historian Claude Clegg reveals the motivations of this charismatic preacher whose life has been ignored for decades by scholars and biographers. With access to previously classified F.B.I. documents and the opportunity to interview two of Elijah Muhammad's surviving sons and members of the Poole clan in Georgia, Clegg demonstrates that Elijah Muhammad was indeed one of the most influential African-Americans of this century. In this illuminating biography, Clegg not only recounts Elijah Muhammad's early years in Detroit as one of the original members of the Nation of Islam, but also tells of Muhammad's decision to bring the movement first to Chicago and then to the East Coast, his decision to resist the draft during World War II (for which he spent time in prison), the growth of the movement after the war, and the historical schism that erupted between Muhammad and Malcolm X, a break that ultimately defined two major directions of black political consciousness. Particularly valuable is Clegg's outstanding and original examination of the philosophical roots of the Nation of Islam, which are heavily influenced by the writings of Marcus Garvey, Noble Drew Ali, the Jehovah's Witnesses, and the Freemasons.

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