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Toussaint Louverture : the story of the only successful slave revolt in history : a play in three acts

Author: C L R James; Christian Høgsbjerg; Laurent Dubois
Publisher: Durham and London : Duke University Press, ©2013.
Series: C.L.R. James Archives (Series)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition of Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History includes the program, photographs, and reviews from its 1936 production at London's Westminster Theatre,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
History
Named Person: C L R James; Toussaint Louverture; C L R James; Toussaint Louverture
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C L R James; Christian Høgsbjerg; Laurent Dubois
ISBN: 9780822353034 0822353032 9780822353140 0822353148
OCLC Number: 805048405
Description: xii, 222 [2] pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Editorial note --
Author's note [1936] --
Characters in order of appearance --
Toussaint Louverture; the story of the only successful slave revolt in history [1934] --
Notices --
Photograph and programme [1936] --
Act II, scene 1 of Toussaint Louverture [1936] --
Reviews --
Appendices: 1. C.L.R. James, "The intelligence of the Negro", The Beacon, I, 5, August 1931 --
2. C.L.R. James, "A century of freedom"?, The Listener, 31 May 1933 --
3. C.L.R. James, "Slavery today : a shocking exposure", Tit-bits, 5 August 1933 --
4. Paul Robeson, "I want Negro culture", News Chronicle, 30 May 1935 --
5. C.L.R. James, ""Civilising" the "Blacks" : why Britain needs to maintain her African possessions", New Leader, 29 May 1936 --
6. George Padmore, letter to Dr. Alain Locke, 19 December 1936 --
7. C.L.R. James, [The Maverick Club], The Nation, 28 February 1959 --
8. C.L.R. James, "A unique personality", New Society, 8 February 1979 --
9. C.L.R. James, "Paul Robeson", Race Today, 16, no. 4, May/June 1985.
Series Title: C.L.R. James Archives (Series)
Responsibility: C.L.R. James ; edited and introduced by Christian Høgsbjerg ; with a foreword by Laurent Dubois.

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