The Resource Paul Robeson : a life of activism and art, Lindsey R. Swindall

Paul Robeson : a life of activism and art, Lindsey R. Swindall

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Paul Robeson : a life of activism and art
Title
Paul Robeson
Title remainder
a life of activism and art
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey R. Swindall
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Language
eng
Summary
This book locates Robeson's extraordinary accomplishments in the tumultuous events of twentieth-century history. Paul Robeson was, at points in his life, an actor, singer, football player, political activist and writer, one of the most diversely talented members of the Harlem Renaissance. Swindall centers Robeson's story around the argument that while Robeson leaned toward Socialism, a Pan-African perspective is fundamental to understanding his life as an artist and political advocate. Many previous works on Robeson have focused primarily on his involvement with the US Communist Party, paying little attention to the broader African influences on his politics and art. With each chapter focused on a decade of his life, this book affords us a fresh look at his story, and the ways in which the struggles, successes and studies of his formative years came to shape him as an artist, activist and man later on. --Cover
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individual biography
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YDXCP
Dewey number
782.0092
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Library of African American biography
Paul Robeson : a life of activism and art, Lindsey R. Swindall
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Paul Robeson : a life of activism and art, Lindsey R. Swindall
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Scholar Athlete -- Renaissance Man -- World Citizen -- People's Artist -- Cold Warrior -- Final Curtain
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ocn899226698
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23 cm.
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Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
x, 201 pages
Isbn
9781442207943
Lccn
2012046652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)899226698

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