×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Elijah Muhammad
     

Elijah Muhammad

by Malu Halasa
 

See All Formats & Editions

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal - School Library Journal
This series entry traces the life of Elijah Poole from his youth in rural Georgia, to his introduction and initiation to the Nation of Islam (also known as Black Muslims), to his emergence as the group's leader in 1934 as Elijah Muhammad. Halasa portrays Muhammad as a low-profile, perceptive, somewhat autocratic individual whose strong sense of black identity won many converts. This portrayal is fair and balanced; Muhammad's positive traits are highlighted while the negative aspects of his leadership and personal life are also discussed. The relationship between Muhammad and Malcolm X receives broad coverage, but after that the book plods toward its conclusion. Still, it will be useful for examining the social and religious impact that this group has had on American culture. The book is supplemented with black-and-white photographs. --Jeanette Lambert, LaVega School, Waco, TX

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791002469
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1992
Series:
Chelsea House Black Americans of Achievement Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews