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Author Johnson, Cedric, 1971-

Title Revolutionaries to race leaders : Black power and the making of African American politics / Cedric Johnson.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    322.4089 JOH    Available
Description xl, 294 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-280) and index.
Contents Introduction : all power to the people? -- The "Negro revolution" and Cold War America : revolutionary politics and racial conservatism in the work of Harold Cruse -- Return of the native : Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), the new nationalism, and Black power politics -- The convention strategy and conventional politics : the 1972 Gary convention and the limits of racial unity -- From popular anti-imperialism to sectarianism : the African Liberation Day mobilizations and radical intellectuals -- Radical departures : the National Black Political Assembly, the National Black Independent Political Party, and the struggle for alternatives -- Conclusion : the ends of Black politics.
Subject African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Black power -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American leadership -- History -- 20th century.
African American political activists -- History -- 20th century.
African American intellectuals -- History -- 20th century.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780816644773 (hc : alk. paper)
0816644772 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816644780 (pb : alk. paper)
0816644780 (pb : alk. paper)

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