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In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, South America, the African continent, and the Caribbean. Refresh and try again.
Rodney gave talks in dungies and gullies, and this book uniquely captures that grassroots experience, in which Rodney recognised the power of mutual exchange and teaching. Your pre-order item will usually be shipped on the publishing date of the book.
Hot-ed Nana rated it really liked it Sep ggroundings, James 13 June In this classic work published in the heady days of anti-colonial revolution, Groundings with My Brothers follows borthers global circulation of emancipatory ideas, from the black students of North America to the Rasta counter-culture of Jamaica and beyond.
His last point is particularly poignant as he focuses upon history as an important tool to reassert black power in the Caribbean.
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Amanda Killum rated it it was amazing Oct 25, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As always, they concede the lesser demand to maintain the total structure of white capitalist domination, hoping brothefs siphon off young blacks into a preoccupation with African history and culture divorced from the raw reality of the American system as it operates on both the domestic and international fronts.
It is necessary to direct our historical activity in the light of two basic principles[: That gambit must not work. Rette rated it it was amazing Jul 29, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Books by Walter Rodney. There must be no performances to impress whites, for those whites who find themselves beside us in the firing line will be there for reasons far more profound than their exposure to African history. Having inspired a generation of revolutionaries, this new edition will re-introduce the book to a new political landscape that it helped shape, with reflections from leading scholar-activists such as Carole Boyce Davies.
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For orders that have not been shipped you can usually make changes to pre-orders up to 24 hours before the publishing date. We are virtually forced into the invidious position of proving our humanity by citing historical antecedents; brotheers yet the evidence is too often submitted to the white racists for sanction.
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Wilbert rated it really liked it Apr 13, He is critical of any attempts to directly transplant the North American model of black power, and emphasises the unique nature of the Caribbean situation. A remarkable book on the international operations of racism and the global meaning of Black Power. There must be no false distinctions between reflection and action. Naveedmusrat rated it it was ok Aug 03, The white man has already implanted numerous historical myths in the minds of black peoples; and those have to be uprooted.
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