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Shortlisted for the 1999 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award and voted one of the twenty-five 'Books to Remember 2000' by the New York Public Library.

In this timely antidote tro the apolitical celebration of Muhammad Ali as 'a great American', Mike Marqusee puts the great boxer back in his true historical context too explore a crucial moment at the crossroads of popular culture and mass resistance. And, in a new afterword for this second edition, he reflects on Ali's legacy in the era of the 'war on terror'.

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Excellent ... Reminds us just how explosive and divisive a figure Ali was.

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New edition: A new afterword considers Ali and his legacy in light of the war on terror and new connotations of Islam and the West.

About the Author

Mike Marqusee's books include Wicked Messenger: Bob Dylan and the 1960s, Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties, War Minus the Shooting, Anyone but England and If I Am Not for Myself. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian and writes a fortnightly column for the Indian newspaper The Hindu. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844675272
Author:
Marqusee, Mike
Publisher:
Verso
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/60s
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Boxing
Subject:
Boxers (Sports)
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
326
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.3 x 1.1 in 0.81 lb

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