From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International since the Age of Revolution / Edition 1

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Overview

This collection of essays explores black internationalism—the struggle against oppression, whether manifested in slavery, colonialism, or racism. Contributors focus on three moments in global black history: the American and Haitian revolutions, the Garvey movement and the Communist International following World War I, and the Black Power movement of the late twentieth century to demonstrate how black internationalism emerged and influenced events in particular localities, how participants in the various struggles communicated across natural and man-made boundaries, and how the black international aided resistance on the local level, creating a collective consciousness.

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"A model in which the struggles of black people worldwide from the Haitian Revolution to contemporary rap fundamentally inform and shape historical questions and understandings. . . . Recommended."—Choice
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807859728
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,316,652
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael O. West is professor of sociology and Africana studies at Binghamton University.

William G. Martin is professor of sociology at Binghamton University.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction Contours of the Black International From Toussaint to Tupac Michael O. West William G. Martin 1

Part 1 The American Revolution and the Creation of a Global African World Sylvia Frey 47

Haiti, I'm Sorry The Haitian Revolution and the Forging of the Black International Michael O. West William G. Martin 72

Part 2 Nothing Matters but Color Transnational Circuits, the Interwar Caribbean, and the Black International Lara Putnam 107

Providential Design American Negroes and Garveyism in South Africa Robert Vinson 130

The Negro Question The Communist International and Black Liberation in the Interwar Years Hakim Adi 155

Part 3 Waiting for the Black Gandhi Satyagraha and Black Internationalism Vijay Prashad 179

The Rise and Fall of Caribbean Black Power Brian Meeks 197

Merely One Link in the Worldwide Revolution Internationalism, State Repression, and the Black Panther Party, 1966-1972 Robyn Spencer 215

Hip Hop's Diasporic Landscapes of Blackness Marc D. Perry 232

Bibliography 259

About the Authors 299

Index 303

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