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The veiled Garvey : the life & times of Amy Jacques Garvey

Author: Ula Y Taylor
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Series: Gender & American culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this biography, Ula Taylor explores the life and ideas of one of the most important, if largely unsung, Pan-African freedom fighters of the twentieth century: Amy Jacques Garvey (1895-1973). Taylor examines the many roles Jacques Garvey played throughout her life, as feminist, black nationalist, journalist, dauther, mother, and wife. Tracing her political and intellectual evolution, the book illuminates the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Ula Y.
Veiled Garvey.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2002
(OCoLC)653322988
Named Person: Amy Jacques Garvey; Marcus Garvey; Amy Jacques Garvey
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ula Y Taylor
ISBN: 0807827185 9780807827185 0807853860 9780807853863
OCLC Number: 48966662
Description: x, 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Formative years, 1895-1917 --
Amy Jacques and the UNIA --
I only live to perpetuate the ideas of my husband --
Our women and what they think --
Back to Jamaica and forward to Europe --
New freedoms, new constraints --
Single motherhood --
Decade of unity --
Fifth Pan-African Congress, 1945 --
Essays and literature for a Pan-African world --
Activism closer to home --
Progressive radical.
Series Title: Gender & American culture.
Responsibility: Ula Yvette Taylor.
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In this biography, Ula Taylor explores the life and ideas of one of the most important, if largely unsung, Pan-African freedom fighters of the 20th century: Amy Jacques Garvey (1895-1973).  Read more...

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