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Author Daugherty, Tracy, author

Title We shook up the world : the spiritual rebellion of Muhammad Ali and George Harrison / Tracy Daugherty
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2024]


Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Contents Prologue. "You don't ever want to die" -- The quiet one and the marvelous mouth -- Elijah and Malcolm -- Ravi and Prabhupada -- Sour milk sea -- And in the End -- "My friend came to me" -- The funeral of all sorrows -- The show goes on -- The rumble in the jungle -- Dark Horse -- Afterword. The final round
Summary "A dual biography of George Harrison and Muhammad Ali, two complex icons of the 1960s, culminating in 1974, when both men reemerged in their respective professions. These men displayed that tenacity of the rebellious spirit of a vanishing era that challenged the cultural and political hegemony of the West and American military dominance"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 -- Religion
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 -- Political and social views
Harrison, George, 1943-2001 -- Religion
Harrison, George, 1943-2001 -- Political and social views
SUBJECT Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 fast
Harrison, George, 1943-2001 fast
Subject African American boxers -- Biography
Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography
Muslims -- United States -- Biography
Hindus -- Great Britain -- Biography
Social change -- Religious aspects.
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.
African American boxers
Civilization, Modern
Political and social views
Rock musicians
Social change -- Religious aspects
Great Britain
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780806194318