CLR James Journal

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The CLR James Journal - Volume 19, Number 1/2 - 2013
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Paul Buhle; Matthew Quest; Paget Henry
From the Editors

Paget Henry
Thanks for Okonkwo and Ezeula - A Tribute to Chinua Achebe

Arturo Dávila
Islas Dislocadas

Arturo Dávila; James Nolan
Three Poems in Flight

Aaron Kamugisha
A Jamesian Poeisis? C.L.R.James’s 20th Century Literary Journeys

Nicosia Shakes
History and Drama in C.L.R. James’ Toussaint L’Overture - The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History

Clement White
Silencing Prospero - Socio-Political Conscience Raising and Anti-Imperial Imperatives in C.L.R. James and Nicolas Guillen

Marilyn Nissim-Sabat
“My Sweet Mother I Know Not” - C.L.R. James’ Mariners Renegades and Castaways and Caribbean Philosophy

Patricia A. West
Castaways, Cabins, and Democracy - C.L.R. James and His Radical Reader Response to Moby Dick

Ken Lawrence
C.L.R. James and W.E.B. Du Bois - Contributions to the Past, Present, and Future of Unorthodox Marxism

José Itzigsohn
Class, Race, and Emancipation - The Contributions of The Black Jacobins and Black Reconstruction in America to Historical Sociology and Social Theory

Eusi Kwayana
But a Visionary, Returning Exile and Guest Activist Ready to Join in the Work of Nation Building - C.L.R. James’s Influence on Guyana and Caribbean Politics

Jerome Teelucksingh
Black and Bold: Re-examining C.L.R. James and Pan-Africanism

Christian Høgsbjerg
‘A Kind of Bible of Trotskism’: Reflections on C.L.R. James’s

Anthony Flood
C.L.R. James: Herbert Aptheker’s Invisible Man

George K. Danns
C.L.R. James’s Party Politics and Political Parties in Guyana

Mats Lundahl
The Vision of Toussaint L’Ouverture and the Degeneration of Haitian Politics: An Essay on The Black Jacobins

Matthew Quest
“Every Cook Can Govern” - Direct Democracy, Workers’ Self Management & the Creative Foundations of C.L.R. James’ Political Thought

Antón L. Allahar; Nelson P. Valdés
The Bureaucratic Imperative - Economic and Political Challenges to Cuban Socialism in the Early 21st Century

Ana Margarida Esteves
Emerging Economies, Ontogenic Practices - The Construction of a “Public Self ” in the Brazilian Solidarity Economy Movement

Dave Ramsaran
The More Things Changes The More They Remain The Same - A Critique of Socio Economic Development Policy In Trinidad and Tobago Using Some Theoretical Concepts of CLR James

Paget Henry
C.L.R. James, Walter Rodney and the Rebuilding of Caribbean Socialism

Jane Anna Gordon
Realizing That One’s Consciousness Has Been Colonized: A Review Essay on Marilyn Nissim-Sabat’s, Neither Victim nor Survivor: Thinking Toward a New Humanity

Marilyn Nissim-Sabat
Response to Jane Anna Gordon