Ewing, Adam.

The Age of Garvey : How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics - Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014. - 1 online resource (319 p.) - eBooks on Demand America in the World . - America in the World .

Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; Part One: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey; CHAPTER ONE: The Education of Marcus Mosiah Garvey; CHAPTER TWO: The Center Cannot Hold; CHAPTER THREE: Africa for the Africans!; CHAPTER FOUR: "The Silent Work That Must Be Done"; Part Two: The Age of Garvey; CHAPTER FIVE: The Tide of Preparation; CHAPTER SIX: Broadcast on the Winds; CHAPTER SEVEN: The Visible Horizon; CHAPTER EIGHT: Muigwithania (The Reconciler); AFTERWORD; Abbreviations; Notes; Index

Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had attracted millions of supporters, both in the United States and abroad. The Age of Garvey presents an expansive global history of the movement that came to be known as Garveyism. Offering a groundbreaking new interpretation of global black politics between the First and Second World Wars, Adam Ewing charts Garveyism's emergence, its remarkable global transmission, and its influence in the responses amon

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African diaspora.
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 -- Influence.
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940.
HISTORY / Africa / General.
HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / General.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies.
Universal Negro Improvement Association -- History.

Electronic books.


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