Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones / Edition 1

Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones / Edition 1

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by Carole Boyce Davies
     
 


Assesses the activism, writing, and legacy of Claudia Jones (1915–1964), a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual active in the U.S. and U.K.See more details below

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Assesses the activism, writing, and legacy of Claudia Jones (1915–1964), a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual active in the U.S. and U.K.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822341161
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
479,477
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Preface     xiii
Chronology     xxiii
Introduction: Recovering the Radical Black Female Subject: Anti-Imperialism, Feminism, and Activism     1
Women's Rights/Workers' Rights/Anti-Imperialism: Challenging the Superexploitation of Black Working-Class Women     29
From "Half the World" to the Whole World: Journalism as Black Transnational Political Practice     69
Prison Blues: Literary Activism and a Poetry of Resistance     99
Deportation: The Other Politics of Diaspora, or "What is an ocean between us? We know how to build bridges"     131
Carnival and Diaspora: Caribbean Community, Happiness, and Activism     167
Piece Work/Peace Work: Self-Construction versus State Repression     191
Notes     239
Bibliography     275
Index     295

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