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Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner - a book by Runstedtler, Theresa

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner

Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner( )
Author: Runstedtler, Theresa
Series title:American Crossroads Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

In his day, Jack Johnson--born in Texas, the son of former slaves--was the most famous black man on the planet. As the first African American World Heavyweight Champion (1908-1915), he publicly challenged white supremacy at home and abroad, enjoying the same audacious lifestyle of conspicuous consumption, masculine bravado, and interracial love wherever he traveled. Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner provides the first in-depth exploration of Johnson’s battles against the...
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Boxing
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 8.892 x 0.945 Inches
Book Weight:1.153 Pounds

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