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Red Seas : Ferdinand Smith and radical black sailors in the United States and Jamaica

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: New York : New York University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals the experiences of black sailors and their contribution to the struggle for labour and civil rights, the history of the Communist Party and its black members, and the significant dimensions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ferdinand Smith; Ferdinand Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9780814737408 0814737404
OCLC Number: 326466218
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
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Contents: Preface Introduction: Sailing from Jamaica 1 Sailing the Red Seas 2 Perilous Waters 3 The Black Ocean 4 Few Safe Harbors 5 Wind in Their Sails 6 Storm Signals7 Storm, at Sea 8 Walking the Plank 9 Black Labor at Sea 10 Dropping Anchor in Jamaica11 On the Beach12 The Final Voyage of Ferdinand Smith Epilogue Notes Index About the Author
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.

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