Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey.
|Article Type:||Book review|
|Subject:||Books (Book reviews)|
|Publication:||Name: Journal of Pan African Studies Publisher: Journal of Pan African Studies Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2008 Journal of Pan African Studies ISSN: 0888-6601|
|Issue:||Date: June, 2008 Source Volume: 2 Source Issue: 4|
|Topic:||NamedWork: Negro With A Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey (Biography)|
|Persons:||Reviewee: Grant, Colin|
Negro With A Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey by Colin
Grant. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-19-536794-2;
In the first full-length biography of Garvey in a generation, the author captures the full sweep and epic dimensions of Garvey's life, the dazzling triumphs and his exile. In this book Grant shows Garvey was a man of contradictions: a self-educated, poetry-writing aesthete and unabashed propagandist, an admirer of Lenin, and a dandy given to elaborate public displays. Above all, he was a shrewd promoter whose use of pageantry to evoked a lost African civilization and fired the imagination of his followers.
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