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Muhammad Ali : the making of an icon  Cover Image Book Book

Muhammad Ali : the making of an icon / Michael Ezra.

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  • ISBN: 1592136613 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781592136612 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1592136621 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781592136629 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 233 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Louisville's favorite son : the professional debut -- Choosing management : the courtship of Cassius Clay -- The early bouts, 1961-1962 -- Clay vs. Moore : the seminal text -- The most hated man in boxing? The early bouts, 1963 -- Damage control through moral authority : the Louisville Sponsoring Group's specialty -- The relationship between Cassius Clay and Louisville Sponsoring Group : a summary -- The commercial elements of Clay-Liston I -- Main Bout, Inc. : how commerce affects culture -- Carving out moral authority: Ali's race man phase -- Forty years of Ali : the making of an icon -- The legacy of Ali's exile and the Nation of Islam -- The prodigal son returns -- King of the world : the consequences of monarchy -- Death of a salesman -- Lonnie Ali : the savior -- Thomas Hauser : the literary rehabilitation of Ali's legend -- Olympic torch : from literature to television -- Beyond moral authority : the apotheosis of Muhammad Ali -- Culture meets commerce : the Muhammad Ali center, naming rights, and the price of moral authority -- The backlash : exploring contradictory meanings of Ali.
Subject: Ali, Muhammad, 1942-
Boxers (Sports) > United States > Biography.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library GV 1132 .A4 E97 2009 30538566 General Collection Available -


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