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Book review: Walter A. Rodney: a promise of revolution

Lee, Jia Hui (2013) Book review: Walter A. Rodney: a promise of revolution. LSE Review of Books (20 Aug 2013). Website.

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Abstract

"Walter A. Rodney: A Promise of Revolution." Clairmont Chung. Monthly Review Press. November 2012. --- This book presents a moving and insightful portrait of Guyanese scholar and revolutionary Walter Rodney through the words of academics, writers, artists, and political activists who knew him or felt his influence. These informal recollections and reflections aim to demonstrate the importance of Rodney’s work on oppression and exploitation. Given renewed discords about race in the United States, these essays appropriately return us to the many focal debates during a time when restless ideas about civil rights, socialism, and African independence provoked the imagination, writes Jia Hui Lee.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2013 14:53
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 00:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54345

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