An original man: the life and times of Elijah Muhammad, 1897-1960

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University of Michigan, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 616 pages

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AN ORIGINAL MAN: The Life and Times of Elijah Muhammad

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A meticulous, absorbing reconstruction of the life of the ``Messenger of Allah'' who led the Nation of Islam for more than four decades, until his death in 1975. Clegg (History/North Carolina A&T ... Read full review

An original man: the life and times of Elijah Muhammad

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Head of the Nation of Islam for 40 years, Muhammad was a charismatic leader. In this portrait, historian Clegg reveals how this visionary figure relied on religious ideals and political action to shape African American history in this century. Read full review

Contents

AN ORIGINAL MAN LOST AND FOUND
36
THE KNOWLEDGE OF SELF AND OTHERS
86
MESSENGER OF ALLAH
214

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