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Freedom dreams : the Black radical imagination

Author: Robin D G Kelley
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First electronic editionView all editions and formats
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Kelley unearths freedom dreams in this exciting history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora in the twentieth century. Focusing on the visions of activists from C.L.R. James to Aime Cesaire and Malcolm X, Kelley writes of the hope that Communism offered, the mindscapes of Surrealism, the transformative potential of radical feminism, and of the four-hundred-year-old dream of reparations for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kelley, Robin D.G.
Freedom dreams.
Boston : Beacon Press, 2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin D G Kelley
ISBN: 0807009784 9780807009789
OCLC Number: 50321442
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 248 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: "When history sleeps" : a beginning --
Dreams of the new land --
"The Negro question" : red dreams of Black liberation --
"Roaring from the east" : third world dreaming --
"A day of reckoning" : dreams of restitution --
"This battlefield called life" : Black feminist dreams --
Keeping it (sur)real : dreams of the marvelous --
"When history awakes" : a new beginning.
Responsibility: Robin D.G. Kelley.

Abstract:

Kelley unearths freedom dreams in this exciting history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora in the twentieth century. Focusing on the visions of activists from C.L.R. James to Aime Cesaire and Malcolm X, Kelley writes of the hope that Communism offered, the mindscapes of Surrealism, the transformative potential of radical feminism, and of the four-hundred-year-old dream of reparations for slavery and Jim Crow. From'the preeminent historian of black popular culture' (Cornel West), an inspiring work on the power of imagination to transform society. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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