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Garveyism as a Religious Movement : The Institutionalization of a Black Civil Religion - Randall K. Burkett

Garveyism as a Religious Movement

The Institutionalization of a Black Civil Religion

Hardcover Published: 1st April 1987
ISBN: 9780810811638
Number Of Pages: 242

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Examines the religious dimensions of an early twentieth century black power movement, the universal Negro Improvement Association, whose founder, Marcus Garvey, is here regarded as a religious thinker self-consciously endeavoring to construct their historical experience as a people.

Burkett has convincingly demonstrated that earlier writers...were wrong in their treatment of Garvey's relations with the black clergy and in many of their assumptions about the religious elements of Garveyism...this carefully researched and insightful study is a major contribution to our understanding of the Garvey phenomenon. American Historical Review

ISBN: 9780810811638
ISBN-10: 0810811634
Series: American Theological Library Association. Atla Monograp
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1st April 1987
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43