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Negro with a Hat

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey

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Negro with a Hat by Colin Grant
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This groundbreaking biography captures the full sweep and epic dimensions of Marcus Garvey's life, the dazzling triumphs and the dreary exile. As Grant shows, Garvey was a man of contradictions: a self-educated, poetry-writing aesthete and unabashed propagandist, an admirer of Lenin, and a dandy given to elaborate public displays. Above all, he was a shrewd promoter whose use of pageantry evoked a lost African civilization and fired the imagination of his followers. Negro With a Hat restores Garvey to his place as one of the founders of black nationalism and a key figure of the 20th century.

Author Biography

Colin Grant is an independent historian who works for BBC Radio. The son of Jamaican parents, he lives in London.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
35 halftones on 16 pages
Imprint
Oxford University Press Inc
Pages
544
Dimensions
155x235x29
ISBN-13
9780195393095
Product ID
3670891

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