The age of Garvey : how a Jamaican ac ktivist created a mass movement and changed global black politics (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The age of Garvey : how a Jamaican ac ktivist created a mass movement and changed global black politics

Author: Adam Ewing
Publisher: Princeton Princeton University Press [2014]
Series: America in the world
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had attracted millions of supporters, both in the United States and abroad. The Age of Garvey presents an expansive global history of the movement that came to be known as Garveyism. Offering a groundbreaking new interpretation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Marcus Garvey; Marcus Garvey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Ewing
ISBN: 9780691173832 0691173834 9780691157795 0691157790
OCLC Number: 970354183
Awards: Winner of Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize 2015
Description: xi, 304 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Part One: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey 13 Chapter One The Education of Marcus Mosiah Garvey 15 Chapter Two The Center Cannot Hold 45 Chapter Three Africa for the Africans! 76 Chapter Four "The Silent Work That Must Be Done" 107 Part Two: The Age of Garvey 127 Chapter Five The Tide of Preparation 129 Chapter Six Broadcast on the Winds 160 Chapter Seven The Visible Horizon 186 Chapter Eight Muigwithania (The Reconciler) 212 Afterword 238 Abbreviations 243 Notes 245 Index 299
Series Title: America in the world
Responsibility: Adam Ewing.

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Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had  Read more...

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Winner of the 2015 Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations "This remarkable book has moved completely away from the stereotyping of Garvey's Africa program Read more...

 
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