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The Resource The fight of the century : Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the struggle for racial equality, Thomas R. Hietala

The fight of the century : Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the struggle for racial equality, Thomas R. Hietala

Label
The fight of the century : Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the struggle for racial equality
Title
The fight of the century
Title remainder
Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the struggle for racial equality
Statement of responsibility
Thomas R. Hietala
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revealing look at the history of race relations in the United States during the first half of the twentieth century portrayed through the lives and times of the first two African-American heavyweight boxing champions, Jack Johnson and Joe Louis. The author incorporates extensive research into the black press of the time, and explores how the public careers and private lives of these two sports figures both define and explain vital issues in U.S. history
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hietala, Thomas R.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1131
LC item number
.H64 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • Louis, Joe
  • African American boxers
  • Boxing
  • United States
Label
The fight of the century : Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the struggle for racial equality, Thomas R. Hietala
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • "Under the White Man's Menace": Divisive Wars at Home and Abroad
  • p. 87.
  • 4.
  • "Outcasts Asylumed": Exile's Return and Legacy
  • p. 129.
  • 5.
  • "Don't You Fall Now": A New Race Ambassador Emerges
  • p. 148.
  • 6.
  • Introduction: "Many Thousand Gone"
  • "No Other Dream, No Land But This": Black Americans and the Enemy Within
  • p. 191.
  • 7.
  • "Another World Be Born": In Search of Victory at Home and Abroad
  • p. 243.
  • 8.
  • "The Harder They Fall": A Champion's Life and Legend
  • p. 295
  • p. 3.
  • 1.
  • "A Retribution Seeks": White Repression and Black Redemption
  • p. 13.
  • 2.
  • "A Tempest of Dispraise": From Black Hope to Black Burden
  • p. 48.
Control code
47667136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
375 pages, [14] pages of plates
Isbn
9780765607720
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001049165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The fight of the century : Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the struggle for racial equality, Thomas R. Hietala
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • "Under the White Man's Menace": Divisive Wars at Home and Abroad
  • p. 87.
  • 4.
  • "Outcasts Asylumed": Exile's Return and Legacy
  • p. 129.
  • 5.
  • "Don't You Fall Now": A New Race Ambassador Emerges
  • p. 148.
  • 6.
  • Introduction: "Many Thousand Gone"
  • "No Other Dream, No Land But This": Black Americans and the Enemy Within
  • p. 191.
  • 7.
  • "Another World Be Born": In Search of Victory at Home and Abroad
  • p. 243.
  • 8.
  • "The Harder They Fall": A Champion's Life and Legend
  • p. 295
  • p. 3.
  • 1.
  • "A Retribution Seeks": White Repression and Black Redemption
  • p. 13.
  • 2.
  • "A Tempest of Dispraise": From Black Hope to Black Burden
  • p. 48.
Control code
47667136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
375 pages, [14] pages of plates
Isbn
9780765607720
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001049165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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