The "Not so Bright" Protégés and the Comrades that "Never Quarreled"
C.L.R. James's Disputes on Labor's Self-Emancipation and the Political Economy of Colonial Freedom
Quest, Matthew http://insurgentnotes.com/2013/10/the-not-so-bright-proteges/
Publisher: Insurgent Notes
Date Written: 04/10/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15531
Surveying C.L.R. James's shifting and evolving views on the making of national liberation struggles, whether in Kwame Nkrumah's Ghana, Eric Williamss Trinidad, or Toussaint L'Ouverture's Haiti, which he was associated as anti-colonial activist and independent socialist historian, may lead observers to conclude he was either inconsistent in defending his most cherished ideals or, alternatively, strategically minded in specific historical moments.