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Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties

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Publisher Comments:

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 to the apolitical celebration of Muhammad Ali as ‘a great American’, Mike Marqusee puts the boxer back in his true historical context to 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’.

Synopsis:

Marqusee puts Muhammad Ali in his true historical context to explore the 1960s crossroads of popular culture and mass resistance. 16 photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-303) and index.

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:
9781859847176
Author:
Marqusee, Mike
Publisher:
Verso
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/60s
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Boxing
Subject:
Boxers
Subject:
Ali, muhammad, 1942-
Subject:
Boxers (Sports)
Subject:
Nineteen sixties
Subject:
Nineteen sixties -- United States.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
310
Dimensions:
7.84x5.82x1.20 in. 1.20 lbs.

Related Subjects

Biography » Sports
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Boxing » Boxers
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Boxing » General

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