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by Elliott J. Gorn

eBook Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ (Sport and Society) download ISBN: 0252021886
Author: Elliott J. Gorn
Publisher: University of Illinois Press (October 1, 1995)
Language: English
Pages: 224
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Category: Sports
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Recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating .

Recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating role in American culture, with an influence that has reached far beyond sports. As the first book by scholars on the significance of his life and times, Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ is a fresh appraisal of the place of a giant sports idol and the role he has played in American history. Ali both shaped and reflected the times in which he lived. He touched the lives of people in a way unprecedented by almost any sports figure before or since.

Start by marking Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ as Want to Read . Recently recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best-known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating role in American culture, with an influence that has reached far beyond sports

Start by marking Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Recently recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best-known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating role in American culture, with an influence that has reached far beyond sports. In addition to Ali the boxer, there are Ali the Black Muslim, Ali the cultural icon, Ali the anti-war protestor, Ali the telecelebrity, Ali the narcissist, and Recently recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best-known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating role in American culture, with an influence that has reached far beyond sports.

As the first book by scholars on the significance of his life and times, Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ is a fresh reassessment of the place of a giant sports idol and the role he has played in American history.

Elliot J. Gorn is the Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in American Urban History in the Department History at Loyola University. His books include Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till and The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America.

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As the first book by scholars on the significance of his life and times, Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ is a fresh reassessment of the place of a giant sports idol and the role he has played in American history.

Recently recognized by Sports Illustrated as still the best-known athlete in the world, Muhammad Ali has played a fascinating role in American culture, with an influence that has reached far beyond sports. As the first book by scholars on the significance of his life and times, Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ is a fresh reassessment of the place of a giant sports idol and the role he has played in American history.

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Hardcover published 1995-10-01 by University of Illinois Press.

Elliott J. Gorn (P. Yale University, 1983, . . University of California, Berkeley, 1973) is the Joseph Gagliano Professor of American Urban History and has a distinguished record of scholarship, publication and excellence in teaching and student mentorship .

Without question, Muhammad Ali transformed the world of sports

Without question, Muhammad Ali transformed the world of sports. Winning the heavyweight title three times - beginning with his shocking upset of Sonny Liston in 1964, which made him the youngest boxer to unseat an incumbent heavyweight champion - Ali is considered, alongside Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson, one of the best boxers ever to enter a ring. In the months and years that followed, Ali transformed himself from being merely a boxing champ to a champion of his people, speaking out against injustice and racial inequality. He was frequently misunderstood by the media, which at the time was almost exclusively white (as opposed to just overwhelmingly so today).

Looks at the life and accomplishments of Muhammad Ali and offers an appraisal of the role he has played in American history.