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George Padmore and Decolonization from Below

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This book argues that the rising tide of anti-colonialism after the 1930s should be considered a turning point not just in harnessing a new mood or feeling of unity, but primarily as one that viewed empire, racism, and economic degradation as part of a system that fundamentally required the application of strategy to their destruction.

Leslie James is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of African Studies and
Anthropology, University of Birmingham. Prior to this, she was Lecturer in World History at the
University of Cambridge. Other publications include the forthcoming volume, Decolonization
and the Cold War: Negotiating Independence
, co-edited with Elisabeth Leake.

Introduction: The Artful Anti-Colonialist 1. Origins: 'The Most Completely Political Negro' 2. Putting Empire in Black and White: Padmore's Ideas about Race and Empire 3. 'The Long, Long Night is Over': A War of Opportunity? 4. Writing Anti-Imperial Solidarity from London: George Padmore's Colonial Journalism, 1940-1951 5. The Psychological Moment: The Colonial Office, Pan-Africanism, and the Problem of the Soviet Union, 1946-1950 6. A Buttress for the 'Beacon Light' 7. The Era of Padmore the 'Outsider': Nation, Diaspora, and Modernity, 1950-1956 8. Ghana, Death, and the Afterlife Conclusion: 'The Soliloquy of Africa'


Titel: George Padmore and Decolonization from Below
Untertitel: Pan-Africanism, the Cold War, and the End of Empire
EAN: 9781137352026
ISBN: 978-1-137-35202-6
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Geschichte
Veröffentlichung: 14.10.2014
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Dateigrösse: 1.27 MB
Anzahl Seiten: 274
Jahr: 2014

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