The Malcolm X Encyclopedia

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Price
$99.60
Publisher
Greenwood
Publish Date
Pages
664
Dimensions
6.48 X 9.51 X 1.43 inches | 2.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313292644

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About the Author

ROBERT L. JENKINS is Associate Professor of History at Mississippi State University and book review editor for the Journal of Mississippi History. He is the author of a number of journal articles and book chapters that focus on his research interests in African American History and Mississippi History.

MFANYA DONALD TRYMAN is Professor of Political Science at Mississippi State University. His numerous publications include the co-edited book Apartheid South Africa and American Foreign Policy (1987) and Institutional Racism in Black America: Challenges, Choices and Change (1985).
Reviews
"For general reference, biography, and African American collections."-Library Journal
..."well worth the read for any person studying African-American history...Recommended."-The Book Report
"[T]his volume serves as an authoritative guide to a complex intellect who truly helped transform American culture and thinking."-Lawrence Looks at Books
"This work will be a handy reference tool for older students studying the Civil Rights movement...The work is suitable for both school and public libraries."-VOYA
"[w]elcome and important guide for both researchers and undergraduates to the growing body of literature on hte subject....This volume is highly recommended for all academic and public libraries."-ARBA Online
..."a comprehensive resource not only to the life of Malcolm but also to the persons who influenced him and the turbulent world that had an indelible efffect on his personal growth and beliefs...Recommended for all collections."-Multicultural and Review
"The Malcolm X Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource on this historic figure. The major section of the volume consists of 500 essays that create a cross-disciplinary, textured description of the man, his life, his times, and events...considering the stature of the subject and the ongoing interest in part of the general public and students (as seen in more than 150 Web sites and several thousand Web pages devoted to him), the encyclopedia would add a first-stop resource for library users seeking information on this important figure of contemporary history."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"ÝT¨his volume serves as an authoritative guide to a complex intellect who truly helped transform American culture and thinking."-Lawrence Looks at Books
"Ýw¨elcome and important guide for both researchers and undergraduates to the growing body of literature on hte subject....This volume is highly recommended for all academic and public libraries."-ARBA Online
?For general reference, biography, and African American collections.?-Library Journal
?...well worth the read for any person studying African-American history...Recommended.?-The Book Report
?[T]his volume serves as an authoritative guide to a complex intellect who truly helped transform American culture and thinking.?-Lawrence Looks at Books
?This work will be a handy reference tool for older students studying the Civil Rights movement...The work is suitable for both school and public libraries.?-VOYA
?[w]elcome and important guide for both researchers and undergraduates to the growing body of literature on hte subject....This volume is highly recommended for all academic and public libraries.?-ARBA Online
?...a comprehensive resource not only to the life of Malcolm but also to the persons who influenced him and the turbulent world that had an indelible efffect on his personal growth and beliefs...Recommended for all collections.?-Multicultural and Review
?The Malcolm X Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource on this historic figure. The major section of the volume consists of 500 essays that create a cross-disciplinary, textured description of the man, his life, his times, and events...considering the stature of the subject and the ongoing interest in part of the general public and students (as seen in more than 150 Web sites and several thousand Web pages devoted to him), the encyclopedia would add a first-stop resource for library users seeking information on this important figure of contemporary history.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?The first major reference work concerning the life and career of Malcolm X, this encyclopedia explores the slain African American Muslim leader's revolutionary and often misunderstood philosophies as well as the people, places, and events that surrounded and influenced him. It goes a step further, providing information about the people, events, and movements that were in turn influenced by Malcolm X during his lifetime and since his assassination. Over 500 highly readable essays, contributed by roughly 80 scholars, journalists, and others, arranged alphabetically, include selected bibliographies, cross-references, several illustrations, a chronology, and ten more substantial "theme essays..,.".Recommended for all academic levels studying Malcolm X, particularly as a companion to his autobiography and speeches.?-Choice
.,."well worth the read for any person studying African-American history...Recommended."-The Book Report
.,."a comprehensive resource not only to the life of Malcolm but also to the persons who influenced him and the turbulent world that had an indelible efffect on his personal growth and beliefs...Recommended for all collections."-Multicultural and Review
"The first major reference work concerning the life and career of Malcolm X, this encyclopedia explores the slain African American Muslim leader's revolutionary and often misunderstood philosophies as well as the people, places, and events that surrounded and influenced him. It goes a step further, providing information about the people, events, and movements that were in turn influenced by Malcolm X during his lifetime and since his assassination. Over 500 highly readable essays, contributed by roughly 80 scholars, journalists, and others, arranged alphabetically, include selected bibliographies, cross-references, several illustrations, a chronology, and ten more substantial "theme essays..,.".Recommended for all academic levels studying Malcolm X, particularly as a companion to his autobiography and speeches."-Choice