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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.
ISBN:978-0-520-28011-3
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 color...
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Book Details
Pages:376
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Sports & Recreation / Boxing
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.931 x 0.951 Inches
Book Weight:1.175 Pounds



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