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Paul Robeson : the artist as revolutionary

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2016.
Series: Revolutionary lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A world-famous singer and actor, a trained lawyer, an early star of American professional football and a polyglot who spoke over a dozen languages. These could be the crowning achievements of a life well-lived, yet for Paul Robeson the higher calling of social justice led him to abandon the theater and Hollywood to become one of the most important political activists of his generation. Gerald Horne's biography uses  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horne, Gerald.
Paul Robeson
Named Person: Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9780745335315 0745335314 9780745335322 0745335322
OCLC Number: 920734903
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: "The best known American in the world" --
Rising star --
Rising revolutionary --
From Moscow to Madrid --
"The tallest tree in our forest" --
"Black Stalin"? --
Robeson: primary victim of the "Blacklist" --
Britain beckons --
Triumph-and tragedy --
Death of a revolutionary.
Series Title: Revolutionary lives.
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.


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'Gerald Horne is one of the most gifted and insightful historians on racial matters of his generation' -- Manning Marable 'Gerald Horne gives us the Paul Robeson we've been waiting for: the flesh and Read more...

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