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The Resource Malcolm X : a life of reinvention, Manning Marable, (electronic resource)

Malcolm X : a life of reinvention, Manning Marable, (electronic resource)

Label
Malcolm X : a life of reinvention
Title
Malcolm X
Title remainder
a life of reinvention
Statement of responsibility
Manning Marable
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This biography of Malcolm X draws on new research to trace his life from his troubled youth through his involvement in the Nation of Islam, his activism in the world of Black Nationalism, and his assassination. Years in the making, it is a definitive biography of the legendary black activist. Of the great figures in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more complex and controversial than Malcolm X. Constantly rewriting his own story, he became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and an icon, all before being felled by assassins' bullets at age thirty-nine. Through his tireless work and countless speeches he empowered hundreds of thousands of black Americans to create better lives and stronger communities while establishing the template for the self-actualized, independent African American man. In death he became a broad symbol of both resistance and reconciliation for millions around the world. Filled with new information and shocking revelations that go beyond the Autobiography of Malcolm X, this work unfolds a story of race and class in America, from the rise of Marcus Garvey and the Ku Klux Klan to the struggles of the civil rights movement in the fifties and sixties. Reaching into Malcolm's troubled youth, it traces a path from his parents' activism through his own engagement with the Nation of Islam, charting his astronomical rise in the world of Black Nationalism and culminating in the never-before-told true story of his assassination. This work captures the story of one of the most singular forces for social change, a man who constantly strove, in the great American tradition, to remake himself anew
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-2011
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marable, Manning
Dewey number
297.8/7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP223.Z8
LC item number
L57636 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • X, Malcolm
  • Black Muslims
  • Black nationalism
  • African American Muslims
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
Label
Malcolm X : a life of reinvention, Manning Marable, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-576) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Life beyond the legend -- "Up, you mighty race" : 1925-1941 -- The legend of Detroit Red : 1941-January 1946 -- Becoming "X" : January 1946-August 1952 -- "They don't come like the minister" : August 1952-May 1957 -- "Brother, a minister has to be married" : May 1957-March 1959 -- "The hate that hate produced" : March 1959-January 1961 -- "As sure as God made green apples" : January 1961-May 1962 -- From prayer to protest : May 1962-March 1963 -- "He was developing too fast" : April-November 1963 -- "The chickens coming home to roost" : December 1, 1963-March 12, 1964 -- An epiphany in the Hajj : March 12-May 21, 1964 -- "Do something about Malcolm X" : May 21-July 11, 1964 -- "In the struggle for dignity" : July 11-November 24, 1964 -- "Such a man is worthy of death" : November 24, 1964-February 14, 1965 -- Death comes on time : February 14-February 21, 1965 -- Life after death -- Reflections on a revolutionary vision
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (594 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101441275
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Note
EBOOK
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f004beac-ed28-4783-9eea-a317799bc398
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2171643
  • 1863282
  • (OUa)vtls000854328
  • (OCoLC)ocn772227469
  • (OCoLC)772227469
  • 2171643
Label
Malcolm X : a life of reinvention, Manning Marable, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-576) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Life beyond the legend -- "Up, you mighty race" : 1925-1941 -- The legend of Detroit Red : 1941-January 1946 -- Becoming "X" : January 1946-August 1952 -- "They don't come like the minister" : August 1952-May 1957 -- "Brother, a minister has to be married" : May 1957-March 1959 -- "The hate that hate produced" : March 1959-January 1961 -- "As sure as God made green apples" : January 1961-May 1962 -- From prayer to protest : May 1962-March 1963 -- "He was developing too fast" : April-November 1963 -- "The chickens coming home to roost" : December 1, 1963-March 12, 1964 -- An epiphany in the Hajj : March 12-May 21, 1964 -- "Do something about Malcolm X" : May 21-July 11, 1964 -- "In the struggle for dignity" : July 11-November 24, 1964 -- "Such a man is worthy of death" : November 24, 1964-February 14, 1965 -- Death comes on time : February 14-February 21, 1965 -- Life after death -- Reflections on a revolutionary vision
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (594 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101441275
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Note
EBOOK
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f004beac-ed28-4783-9eea-a317799bc398
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2171643
  • 1863282
  • (OUa)vtls000854328
  • (OCoLC)ocn772227469
  • (OCoLC)772227469
  • 2171643

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