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Published: 19 October 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381792-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8179-2
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387480-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8748-0
Published: 17 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393962-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9396-2
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal contributes this section with a text on “The Impact of C. L. R. James’s Black Jacobins .” He describes the inspiration that he drew from reading the work. Mumia Abu-Jamal outlines the ways in which this account of the heroism of the Haitian people allowed him...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... This chapter examines how beyond the rhetoric of heroism and testimonies, the authenticity of a “true” birangona is constructed through an interrogation of her subjectivity. Through an intricate ethnographic examination of life trajectories of birangonas who have not experienced public...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
...); and (2) in these representations, accounts of popular resistance have been to a greater or lesser extent downplayed and obscured. Associated with this reliance on revolutionary heroism is a questioning of the extent to which an emphasis on the Haitian Revolution and the clear-cut judgments of success...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... The material recurrence of the barricade throughout the past several centuries and across the globe is complemented by its figurative force in vocabularies of resistance. The barricade is often fetishized as a symbol of self-sacrifice, insurgent heroism, martyrdom, and the politics of antagonism...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to surrender. Chilean perfidy, the defense of threatened territory, and heroism in defeat would become long-lasting themes in Bolivian nationalist discourse. ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-097
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The Teoponte experience was for a long time seen as an isolated local effort by idealistic university students of the middle class, especially radical Catholic youth, naïvely seeking to imitate the heroism of Che. But recent research has found that the Christian segment was not predominant, that the movement...
Book Chapter

By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... the rhetoric of heroism and testimonies, the authenticity of a “true” birangona is constructed through an interrogation of her subjectivity. Through an intricate ethnographic examination of life trajectories of birangonas who have not experienced public exposure, the chapter explores the various gendered...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... the ways in which this account of the heroism of the Haitian people allowed him to understand the balance in his own life between activism and scholarship. He draws from The Black Jacobins lessons deployed in almost all of his written works of history, either covertly or overtly. Mumia Abu-Jamal’s text...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... this account of the heroism of the Haitian people allowed him to understand the balance in his own life between activism and scholarship. He draws from The Black Jacobins lessons deployed in almost all of his written works of history, either covertly or overtly. Mumia Abu-Jamal’s text ends with reference...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
..., and associated with individual leaders (most notably Toussaint Louverture); and (2) in these representations, accounts of popular resistance have been to a greater or lesser extent downplayed and obscured. Associated with this reliance on revolutionary heroism is a questioning of the extent to which an emphasis...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... perfidy, the defense of threatened territory, and heroism in defeat would become long-lasting themes in Bolivian nationalist discourse. Despite the Bolivian state’s weak presence and the ongoing resistance of local indigenous groups, frontier settlement pushed deeper into Guaraní territory...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., especially radical Catholic youth, naïvely seeking to imitate the heroism of Che. But recent research has found that the Christian segment was not predominant, that the movement emerged out of the earlier eln experiment, and that initially at least it had connections with the Cuban government as well...