Today we take it for granted that history is much more than the story of great men and the elites from which they spring. Other forms of history - the histories of gender, class, rebellion and nonconformity - add much-needed context and color to our understanding of the past. But this has not always been so. In CLR James's The Black Jacobins, we have one of the earliest, and most defining, examples of how `history from below' ought to be written. James's approach is based on his need to resolve two central problems: to ...

The Black Jacobins 2017, Macat International Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781912128891

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The Black Jacobins 2017, Macat International Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781912302659

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