The Marxism of C.L.R. James

Le Blanc, Paul

Publisher:  Against the Current, USA
Year Published:  1996  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11232

James is generally acknowledged to have been one of the most original Marxist thinkers to emerge from the Western hemisphere, yet essential aspects of his identity came from the other side of the Atlantic, from Europe and Africa. He offered penetrating analyses on the interrelationships of class, race and gender, and his discussions of colonialism and anti-colonialism could be brilliant. C.L.R. James also embraced the heritage of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution, and the working-class and socialist movements of Europe and North America.

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