A History of Pan-African Revolt

A History of Pan-African Revolt

by C. L. R. James
     
 

ISBN-10: 1604860952

ISBN-13: 9781604860955

Pub. Date: 10/25/2012

Publisher: PM Press


History. African Studies. In the Introduction, Robin D. G. Kelly comments, A HISTORY OF PAN-AFRICAN REVOLT is one of those rare books that continues to strike a chord of urgency, even half a century after it was first published. Time and again, its lessons have proven to be valuable and relevant for understanding liberation movements in Africa and the diaspora.…  See more details below

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History. African Studies. In the Introduction, Robin D. G. Kelly comments, A HISTORY OF PAN-AFRICAN REVOLT is one of those rare books that continues to strike a chord of urgency, even half a century after it was first published. Time and again, its lessons have proven to be valuable and relevant for understanding liberation movements in Africa and the diaspora. Each generation who has had the opportunity to read this small book finds new insights, new lessons, new vision for their own age....-- This new edition of James' classic, originally published in England in 1938, brings a work that previously enjoyed underground popularity to a much wider audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604860955
Publisher:
PM Press
Publication date:
10/25/2012
Series:
The Charles H. Kerr Library
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
568,086
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Publisher's Foreword vii

Introduction 1

A History of Pan-African Revolt 35

San Domingo 37

The Old United States 51

The Civil War 55

Revolts in Africa 65

The Old Colonies 69

Religious Revolts in New Colonies 73

The Congo 77

The Union of South Africa 80

Marcus Garvey 87

Negro Movements in Recent Years 95

Epilogue 107

I Africa 109

Gold Coast to Ghana 109

The Myth of Mau Mau 113

Independence and After 115

II South Africa 118

III The United States 121

IV The Caribbean 123

V "Always Out of Africa" 127

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