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The Life of Captain Cipriani: An Account of British Government in the West Indies, with the pamphlet The Case for West-Indian Self Government

C. L. R. James
C. L. R. James

C. L. R. James (1901–1989), a Trinidadian historian, political activist, and writer, is the author of The Black Jacobins, an influential study of the Haitian Revolution. His play Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History and his now-classic book on sport and culture, Beyond a Boundary, are both published by Duke University Press.

Bridget Brereton is Emerita Professor of History at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

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