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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 613–621.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sources of authority —that corresponded to these new global institutions? What, in other words, was the constituency of self-determination? Focusing on C. L. R. James and W. E. B. Du Bois, Dahl shows how anticolonial constituencies are at once the referent and effect of claims for self-determination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 389–403.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., collaborated with W. E. B. Du Bois, and introduced civil rights activist Eslanda Goode Robeson to Uganda during her trip to the African continent in 1936. He conducted research for his doctorate degree at Oxford University, and he pursued additional projects in the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens and numerous...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 106–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W. E. B. Du Bois . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 . Balibar Étienne . “ On the Politics of Human Rights .” Constellations 20 , no. 1 ( 2013 ): 18 – 26 . Beard Charles . An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 606–613.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the book provides three provocations to that field. First, Getachew's argument effectively challenges an implicit division of intellectual labor in the Western academy wherein black intellectuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois, C. L. R. James, and Eric Williams might be engaged with forensically in intellectual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 442–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of Nations, in part to redeem Italy's humiliating loss at Adwa. 17 Thousands of people volunteered, donated, and followed the news to fight against “the last great effort of white Europe to secure the subjection of black men,” as W. E. B. Du Bois described the stakes of the conflict. 18 Even...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 2020
... were based. Our Kitabkhana, introduced by Elleni Centime Zeleke, discusses Adom Getachew's important book, Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination . Getachew addresses intellectuals of the black Atlantic, thinkers like W. E. B. Du Bois, C. L. R James, and Eric Williams...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of criticism and commentary on the thinkers who are addressed in this themed section. These figures include the father of anticaste thought, Jotirao Phule; fiery critics of race and capital such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Frantz Fanon, and Malcolm X, whose thought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 597–601.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., George Padmore, W. E. B. Du Bois, Nnamdi Azikwe, and Michael Manley; she argues that collectively their words and deeds were responsible for substantially rewriting the meaning of the nation-state. In Getachew's telling, these Black Atlantic thinkers developed a unique perspective on empire as rooted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 August 1989
... period it was African American intellectuals, railway line “the Friendship Line,” and the Tanzanians and led by Marcus Garvey and Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois, who pro- Zambians referred to it as the “Freedom Line.” posed an alliance of blacks with other non-whites. Garvey, The ideology of the Chinese...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 601–606.
Published: 01 December 2020
... lies at the heart of Adom Getachew's impressive and thought-provoking recent book, Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination . Focusing on a group of anglophone, pan-African Black Atlantic intellectuals—comprising, for Getachew's purposes, W. E. B. Du Bois, George Padmore...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the proletariat might be read fruitfully in conjunct with W. E. B. Du Bois's writings on the Black working class in post-Reconstruction America: “Theoretically we are a part of the world proletariat in the sense that we are the mainly exploited class of cheap laborers; but practically we are not a part...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
... unity. As Worldmaking after Empire shows, that unity was very much the product of a contingent and therefore fragile alliance. Key players in the G-77 drew from reinventions of self-determination by figures like W. E. B. Du Bois, George Padmore, C. L. R. James, Eric Williams, and Kwame Nkrumah...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 December 2020
... this was recognized at the time by those in the United States most knowledgeable about African and Asian affairs. I'd include Rayford Logan, the Howard University historian who served as W. E. B. Du Bois's translator at the 1921 Paris Pan-African conference and in the 1940s as the National Association for Colored...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and Keshavarzian, “The Forever Frontier” ; Abou-El-Fadl, “Building Egypt's Afro-Asian Hub” ; Abu Al-Hassan, “Racism and the Slave Trade” ; Aïdi, “And the Twain Shall Meet” ; Zeleke and Davari, “Introduction: Third World Historical.” See also Hisham Aïdi's research project titled “W. E. B. Du Bois and the Afro...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 442–455.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in Egypt were a first step in overcoming that civilizational estrangement. During the Cold War, the imagination, investigation, and desired reconstitution of connections between world regions was not an inherently hegemonizing enterprise. For example, W. E. B. Du Bois's relatively little-known essay “Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 122–136.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., and theoretical difficulties of “translation” and communication between two traditions that constantly had to work against their own erasure at the hands of hegemonic systems of knowledge production. Spivak has written about the “failed encounter” between Ambedkar and W. E. B. Du Bois. 99 Similarly, we...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 32–56.
Published: 01 August 1989
... is not a gratuitous piece Arnold Toynbee, while rejecting the notion of a of antiquarianism. It is central to the effort to redress special Dynastic race and the categoric notion of Black centuries of racism, for as W. E. B. Du Bois rightly inferiority, nonetheless hcld a view not too different commented...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 345–347.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and superiority towards the colonized. As W. E. B. Du- one gradually to a conversational exercise where the bois so insightfully remarked once in the African con- kathaayoga proceeds as the main connoisseurs text, that relationship is also one of a male-centered, (mukhyaah/aarambhaka) act as inter-locutors...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... B. Du Bois’s “race” or “color.” In each case, in relation to Klee’s Angelus Novus, which faces new possibilities for politics are made pos - the tiewer). 22 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East • 34:1 • 2014...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 680–690.
Published: 01 December 2007
... We are grateful to the Institut de Recherche pour le Développe- sociale” (PhD diss., Université de Paris X-Nanterre, 1993); and G.  ©   ment, the Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, and to the Yaoundé Salem, La santé dans la ville: Géographie d’un petit...