The Resource Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party, Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr

Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party, Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr

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Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party
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Black against empire
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the history and politics of the Black Panther Party
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Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr
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eng
Summary
  • Presents an overview and analysis of the history and politics of the Black Panther Party, revealing the political dynamics that drove the growth of this revolutionary movement, and its unraveling
  • "In Oakland, California, in 1966, community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton armed themselves, began patrolling the police, and promised to prevent police brutality. Unlike the Civil Rights Movement that called for full citizenship rights for blacks within the U.S., the Black Panther Party rejected the legitimacy of the U.S. government and positioned itself as part of a global struggle against American imperialism. In the face of intense repression, the Party flourished, becoming the center of a revolutionary movement with offices in 68 U.S. cities and powerful allies around the world. Black against Empire is the first comprehensive overview and analysis of the history and politics of the Black Panther Party. The authors analyze key political questions, such as why so many young black people across the country risked their lives for the revolution, why the Party grew most rapidly during the height of repression, and why allies abandoned the Party at its peak of influence. Bold, engrossing, and richly detailed, this book cuts through the mythology and obfuscation, revealing the political dynamics that drove the explosive growth of this revolutionary movement, and its disastrous unraveling. Informed by twelve years of meticulous archival research, as well as familiarity with most of the former Party leadership and many rank-and-file members, this book is the definitive history of one of the greatest challenges ever posed to American state power."--Publisher's description
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DLC
Dewey number
322.4/20973
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.B5574 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party, Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr
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Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party, Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr
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  • "With a new preface."
  • "George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies"--Imprint title page
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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Contents
Preface to the 2016 edition -- Introduction -- Part 1. Organizing rage. Huey and Bobby ; Policing the police -- Part 2. Baptism in blood. The correct handling of a revolution ; Free Huey! ; Martyrs ; National uprising -- Part 3. Resilience. Breakfast ; Law and order ; 41st and Central ; Hampton and Clark ; Bobby and Ericka -- Part 4. Revolution has come! Black studies and Third World liberation ; Vanguard of the New Left ; International alliance -- Part 5. Concessions and unraveling. Rupture ; The limits of heroism
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23 cm
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Edition
2016 edition.
Extent
xvi, 539 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520293281
Lccn
2012021279
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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WE : 2016-11-09
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illustrations, portraits
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  • (OCoLC)947858586
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