Paul Robeson : the artist as revolutionary /

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...

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Main Author: Horne, Gerald, (Author)
Language: English
Published: London : Pluto Press, 2016.
Series: Revolutionary lives.
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Online Info: Hathi Trust Digital Library
OAPEN Library
Format: Printed Book Book URL Related Biography Nonfiction
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.