By Arnold H. Lubasch

Paul Robeson was once a towering determine in American tradition, conquering many disparate venues—from soccer to movie and legislations to Shakespeare. a rare athlete-scholar-actor-singer, Robeson additionally grew to become a crusader for human rights. And notwithstanding he was once fashionable through many, his arguable help of the Soviet Union through the chilly battle and the period of McCarthyism ended in ostracism and his declining health.

In Robeson: An American Ballad, Arnold H. Lubasch chronicles the awesome lifetime of this twentieth century unique. during this concise and readable account, Lubasch—a New York Times veteran for nearly forty years—reports on Robeson’s lifestyles tale extra safely and obviously than any earlier books approximately him. as well as detailing the highs and lows of Robeson’s existence and occupation, Lubasch deals numerous own anecdotes approximately this American icon, and comprises remark at the 100th-anniversary social gathering of Robeson’s birth.

This attractive paintings should be of curiosity to almost everyone—but particularly to students and scholars of U.S. and African-American background and culture.

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