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The Resource Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line, (electronic resource)

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line, (electronic resource)

Label
Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line
Title
Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner
Title remainder
Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 color line in places as far-flung as Sydney, London, Cape Town, Paris, Havana, and Mexico City. In relating this dramatic story, T
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Runstedtler, Theresa
Dewey number
796.83092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American crossroads
Series volume
33
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African American boxers
  • Boxing
  • Racism in sports
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface. Sparring Nations, Global Problem; Introduction: Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner; 1. Embodying Empire: Jack Johnson and the White Pacific; 2. White Censors, Dark Screens: The Jeffries-Johnson Fight Film Controversy; 3. Jack Johnson versus John Bull: The Rise of the British Boxing Colour Bar; 4. The Black Atlantic from Below: African American Boxers and the Search for Exile; 5. Trading Race: Black Bodies and French Regeneration
  • 6. Viva Johnson! Fighting over Race in the Americas7. The Empire Strikes Back: The "French Jack Johnson" and the Rising Tide of Color; Epilogue: Visible Men, Harmless Icons; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn780425995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952287
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613521002
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425995
Label
Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface. Sparring Nations, Global Problem; Introduction: Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner; 1. Embodying Empire: Jack Johnson and the White Pacific; 2. White Censors, Dark Screens: The Jeffries-Johnson Fight Film Controversy; 3. Jack Johnson versus John Bull: The Rise of the British Boxing Colour Bar; 4. The Black Atlantic from Below: African American Boxers and the Search for Exile; 5. Trading Race: Black Bodies and French Regeneration
  • 6. Viva Johnson! Fighting over Race in the Americas7. The Empire Strikes Back: The "French Jack Johnson" and the Rising Tide of Color; Epilogue: Visible Men, Harmless Icons; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn780425995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952287
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613521002
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425995

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