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Title
Paul Robeson Paul Robeson :
Type
Text
Contribution
Horne, Gerald, author.
Genre Form
biographies
Biography. fst01423686 (Source: OCoLC)
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
DDC: 900 full
Identified By
Lccn: 2017287455
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Summary
A world-famous singer and actor, a trained lawyer, an early star of American professional football and a polyglot who spoke over a dozen languages. These could be the crowning achievements of a life well-lived, yet for Paul Robeson the higher calling of social justice led him to abandon the theater and Hollywood to become one of the most important political activists of his generation. Gerald Horne's biography uses Robeson's remarkable and revolutionary life to tell the story of the 20th century's great political struggles: against racism, against colonialism, and for international socialism. -- from back cover.
Table Of Contents
"The best known American in the world"
Rising star
Rising revolutionary
From Moscow to Madrid
"The tallest tree in our forest"
"Black Stalin"?
Robeson: Primary victim of the "Blacklist"
Britain beckons
Triumph
and tragedy
Death of a revolutionary.
Authorized Access Point
Horne, Gerald, Paul Robeson