Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner: Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner: Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line

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In his day, Jack Johnson-born in Texas, the son of former slaves-was the most famous black man on the planet. As the first African American World Heavyweight Champion (1908-1915), he publicly challenged white supremacy at home and abroad, enjoying the same audacious lifestyle of conspicuous consumption, masculine bravado, and interracial love wherever he traveled. Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner provides the first in-depth exploration of Johnson's battles against the… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (April 14, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 376 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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