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Black marxism : the making of the Black radical tradition

Author: Cedric J Robinson
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
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In this text the author demonstrates that the efforts to understand black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate, because it presupposes European models of history. Black radicalism, he argues, must be linked to the African traditions.
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Robinson, Cedric J.
Black marxism.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99030995
(OCoLC)41238548
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric J Robinson
ISBN: 0807876127 9780807876121
OCLC Number: 62153886
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 436 pages)
Contents: Radical capitalism: the nonobjective character of capitalist development --
The English working class as the mirror of production --
Socialist theory and nationalism --
The process and consequences of Africa's transmutation --
The Atlantic slave trade and African labor --
The historical archaeology of the Black radical tradition --
The nature of the Black radical tradition --
The formation of an intelligentsia --
Historiography and the Black radical tradition --
C.L.R. James and the Black radical tradition --
Richard Wright and the critique of class theory.
Responsibility: Cedric J. Robinson ; foreword by Robin D.G. Kelley ; with a new preface by the author.

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