Pages From A Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader
  • Pages From A Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader
  • Pages From A Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader
  • Pages From A Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader
ISBN: 0814332560
EAN13: 9780814332566
Language: English
Release Date: Nov 1, 2010
Pages: 416
Dimensions: 1" H x 9.9" L x 7" W
Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Born in the rural American south, James Boggs lived nearly his entire adult life in Detroit and worked as a factory worker for twenty-eight years while immersing himself in the political struggles of the industrial urban north. During and after the years he spent in the auto industry, Boggs wrote two books, co-authored two others, and penned dozens of essays, pamphlets, reviews, manifestos, and newspaper columns to become known as a pioneering revolutionary theorist and community organizer. In Pages from a Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader, editor Stephen M. Ward collects a diverse sampling of pieces by Boggs, spanning the entire length of his career from the 1950s to the early 1990s.

Pages from a Black Radical's Notebook is arranged in four chronological parts that document Boggs's activism and writing. Part 1 presents columns from Correspondence a newspaper written during the 1950s and early 1960s. Part 2 presents the complete text of Boggs's first book, The American Revolution: Pages from a Negro Worker's Notebook, his most widely known work. In Part 3, Black Power-Promise, Pitfalls, and Legacies, Ward collects essays, pamphlets, and speeches that reflect Boggs's participation in and analysis of the origins, growth, and demise of the Black Power movement. Part 4 comprises pieces written in the last decade of Boggs's life, during the Read More chevron_right

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