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Left of Karl Marx : the political life of Black Communist Claudia Jones

Author: Carole Boyce Davies
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Left of Karl Marx, Carole Boyce Davies assesses the activism, writing, and legacy of Claudia Jones (1915-1964), a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual, dedicated communist, and feminist. Jones is buried in London's Highgate Cemetery, to the left of Karl Marx-a location that Boyce Davies finds fitting given how Jones expanded Marxism-Leninism to incorporate gender and race in her political critique and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Claudia Jones; Claudia Jones
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Boyce Davies
ISBN: 9780822390329 0822390329 1283035529 9781283035521 9786613035523 6613035521
OCLC Number: 262328115
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 311 pages)
Contents: Preface --
Chronology --
Introduction. Recovering the radical Black female subject: anti-imperialism, feminism, and activism --
Women's rights/workers' rights/anti-imperialism: challenging the superexploitation of Black working-class women --
From "half the world" to the whole world: journalism as Black transnational political practice --
Prison blues: literary activism and a poetry of resistance --
Deportation: the other politics of diaspora, or "what is an ocean between us? We know how to build bridges." --
Carnival and diaspora: Caribbean community, happiness, and activism --
Piece work/peace work: self-construction versus state repression --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Carole Boyce Davies.

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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.  Read more...

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"Carole Boyce Davies has rendered a unique service in restoring to proper recognition the life and achievements of the Trinidad-born political activist and feminist Claudia Jones. From the turbulent Read more...

 
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