- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- 281 x 172 x 33 mm
- 410 g
Du kanske gillar
Negro with a Hat: Marcus Garvey
Fri frakt inom Sverige över 149 kr för privatpersoner.
Laddas ned direkt106
Fler böcker av Colin Grant
Recensioner i media
"A brisk and well-researched biography... A splendidly colourful book" * Daily Telegraph * "Gripping and sympathetic...monumental...Grant writes with the quiet authority of a historian who has done a colossal amount of research... and knows the smells and tastes of this period as if he had lived through it. He is slow to pass judgement, but when he does so, the verdict carries real weight... His history reads like a first-rate novel... Grant's book is a fine and valuable monument to [Garvey's] memory" -- Kevin Jackson * New Statesman * "Grant is an accomplished storyteller and writes with an elegance leavened by wit and cynicism that makes this book eminently readable" -- Margaret Busby * Guardian * "In this superb new biography, Colin Grant portrays Garvey as a showman-ideologue [and] is to be congratulated on this scholarly, well-written account" * Sunday Telegraph * "Engrossing...Writing in a concise, expressive style...drawing on gargantuan research...Grant meticulously chronicles Garvey's eventful odyssey and sheds light on his revolutionary thinking and formidable public speaking...he shows Garvey's heady triumphs and crushing disappointments, his complexity, his paradoxes" * Independent on Sunday *
Bloggat om Negro with a Hat: Marcus Garvey
Colin Grant is a historian and author of four highly praised books: Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey (2008), I and I: The Natural Mystics Marley, Tosh and Wailer (2011), Bageye at the Wheel (2012), and A Smell of Burning (2016). He is an Associate Fellow in the Centre for Caribbean Studies, and teaches creative non-fiction writing, most recently for Arvon and Sierra Nevada College.