Confronting Black Jacobins

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: NYU Press
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Horne at once illuminates the tangled conflicts of the colonial powers, the commercial interests and imperial ambitions of U.S. elites, and the brutality and tenacity of the American slaveholding class, while never losing sight of the ...

The Human Tradition In The Black Atlantic 1500 2000

Author: Beatriz Gallotti Mamigonian
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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Black. Jacobin. Jerome. Teelucksingh. Painfully aware of racial discrimination,
colonial domination, and economic exploitation, writers and activists of African
descent became some of the most brilliant minds of the twentieth century.
Through their critical eyes and sharp pens (and typewriters) the Western world
was confronted with dissent over the outcome of modern industrialism. Debates
on racism, colonialism, and social inequalities dominated the political as well as
the intellectual ...

Confronting Historical Paradigms

Author: Frederick Cooper
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"Prólogo." Revista del Archivo Departamental de Ayacucho 1:52-53. Israel,
Jonathan I. 1982. The Dutch Republic and the Hispanic World, 1606-1661.
Oxford: Clarendon Press. James, C. L. R. 1938. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L
Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. Rev. ed., 1963. New York: Vintage.
Kahl, Joseph A. 1976. Modernization, Exploitation, and Dependency in Latin
America: Germani, González Casanova, and Cardoso. New Brunswick, N.J.:
Transaction Books.

The Politics Of Culture In The Shadow Of Capital

Author: Lisa Lowe
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A poor, often homeless majority, blacks have long found themselves unprotected
against the excesses of the mulattoes. Democracy has proven to be, at best, an
uneven experience for black Haitians living in a society where one class/caste
has controlled the economy, the civil sector, the military, and the infamous
security forces. The urgent ideological issues James engaged in writing The
Black Jacobins are today the most urgent questions confronting Haiti, a social
arrangement in ...

Every Cook Can Govern

Author: Cynthia Hamilton
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
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It was a new experience on my own, and now I/we had to confront Vietnam/war,
racism, and organizing for change on our own. The civil rights movement seemed
far away, but the Panthers were ... The next quarter, I joined the committee to
develop plans for a black studies program. Everything was going so fast, and
then in 1968, M. L. King was ... with Guns (African American Life Series, 1998,
1962). 9 C. L. R. James, The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture xx Cynthia

C L R James

Author: Selwyn Reginald Cudjoe
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Haiti, site of "the only successful slave revolt in history" [Black Jacobins ix),
becomes in James's work as in C6saire's the figure of the possible, the necessary
. It is where a successful "subaltern" revolution occurred ... of their environment" [
Black Jacobins x). Toussaint's ultimate failure of "obstinately persisting in [his]
own reasons," of not "confront[ing] the issues of [his] own self-limitation," was a
tragedy for democracy and arguably a direct result of "the necessities of [his]

Heroes Of The People Of Trinidad Tobago

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But C.L.R. James was appalled and embittered by the hostility that confronted
black people in the Western World, especially in South Africa and the United
States. In South Africa the blacks ... History of the Negro Revolt." He followed this
up with what has become a classic of successful black revolt against oppression,
"Black Jacobins." "Black Jacobins" highlighted the story of the campaign of
Toussaint L'Ouverture against the rule of the French in Haiti, 46 HEROES OF

Anywhere But Here

Author: Kendahl Radcliffe
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
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17 A similarly subversive nineteenth-century black intellectual was José da
Natividade Saldanha, the Afro-Brazilian lawyer, poet, and, in 1824, secretary of
the revolutionary government during the confederation of the Quator, who was
viewed by some as a “black Jacobin.” A man of contradictions whose call for
reconciliation, according to Amy Caldwell de Farias, emphasized “the virtuous
characteristics of the Brazilian 'mestizos,'” his very existence and rise to political
prominence as ...