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Black marxism : the making of the Black radical tradition / Cedric J. Robinson ; foreword by Robin D.G. Kelley ; with a new preface by the author.

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  • ISBN: 0807848298
  • Physical Description: xxxiii, 436 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, [2000]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-429) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Communism > Africa.
Communism > Developing countries.
African American communists.