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The undiscovered Paul Robeson : quest for freedom, 1939-1976

Author: Paul Robeson, Jr.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eagerly awaited second volume of Paul Robeson Jr.'s acclaimed biography of his father, the legendary singer, actor, and social activist. The greatest scholar-athlete-performing artist in U.S. history, Paul Robeson was one of the most compelling figures of the twentieth century. In this final volume of his groundbreaking biography, Paul Robeson Jr. tells the untold, inside story of his father's life from World  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robeson, Paul.
Undiscovered Paul Robeson.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010
(OCoLC)461269403
Named Person: Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Robeson, Jr.
ISBN: 9780470569665 0470569662 9780470569689 0470569689 9780470569672 0470569670
OCLC Number: 646069562
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 413 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: Quest for Freedom, 1939-1976""; ""Contents""; ""Preface: “I Am Looking For Freedom�""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Part I: “America�s Number One Negro� (1939�1945)""; ""Chapter 1: The Calling (1939�1940)""; ""Chapter 2: The Quest (1941)""; ""Chapter 3: Hero and Enemy (1942�1943)""; ""Chapter 4: The Robeson Othello (1943�1945)""; ""Part II: Against the Tide (1945�1949)""; ""Chapter 5: Challenging the Mighty (1945�1946)""; ""Chapter 6: Storm Warnings (1946�1948)""; ""Chapter 7: Into the Eye of the Storm (1949)"" ""Chapter 8: Peekskill, New York (1949)""""Part III: Paying the Price (1950�1958)""; ""Chapter 9: Struggle for Survival (1950�1954)""; ""Chapter 10: Victory over Despair (1955�1956)""; ""Chapter 11: Rising from the Ashes (1957�1958)""; ""Part IV: Journey to Jerusalem (1958�1976)""; ""Chapter 12: A Hero�s Welcome (1958�1960)""; ""Chapter 13: CIA Ambush? (1961�1963)""; ""Chapter 14: A Temporary Reprieve (1963�1965)""; ""Chapter 15: “No Cross; No Crown� (1965�1976)""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Other Titles: Paul Robeson : an artist's journey, 1898-1939.
Paul Robeson : quest for freedom, 1939-1976
Responsibility: Paul Robeson, Jr.

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The eagerly awaited second volume of Paul Robeson Jr.'s acclaimed biography of his father, the legendary singer, actor, and social activist. The greatest scholar-athlete-performing artist in U.S. history, Paul Robeson was one of the most compelling figures of the twentieth century. In this final volume of his groundbreaking biography, Paul Robeson Jr. tells the untold, inside story of his father's life from World War II until his death, including his fight against racism and injustice and his courageous defiance of persecution by government agencies. Breaks new ground, using unpublished photo ...
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