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Letters from London

James, C. L. R.

Letters from London

seven essays

by James, C. L. R.

  • 231 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Signal in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, C. L. R. -- 1901-1989 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.,
  • Trinidadians -- England -- London.,
  • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

  • About the Edition

    In 1932 the young writer and political activist C. L. R. James arrived in London from his native Trinidad. This volume reveals C. L. R. James"s first encounter with the colonial metropolis and the values that had already shaped his intellectual development in Trinidad.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby C. L. R. James ; edited by Nicholas Laughlin ; with an introduction by Kenneth Ramchand.
    ContributionsLaughlin, Nicholas.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv,144p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22061880M
    ISBN 101902669614

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