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Paul Robeson (Black Americans of Achievement)

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • Ethnic groups,
  • Musicians, singers, composers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Singers,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Music,
  • Biography & Autobiography - People of Color,
  • Biography,
  • Robeson, Paul,,
  • 1898-1976,
  • African Americans

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8158379M
ISBN 100791002063
ISBN 109780791002063

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  Paul Robeson book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his heyday, Paul Robeson was one of the most famous people in the w /5.   Paul Robeson was, at points in his life, an actor, singer, football player, political activist and writer, one of the most diversely talented members of the Harlem Renaissance. Paul Robeson: A Life of Activism and Art is the biography of an African American icon and a demonstration of historian Lindsey R. Swindall's knack for thorough, detailed /5. Paul Robeson book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work presents a kaleidoscopic portrait of Paul Robeson (), the /5. I feel that Paul Robeson is one of the most unsung American figures in history. This book, written by his wife, only covers a small portion of his life and career. Eslanda Goode Robeson has a notable family history of her own. Her academic accomplishments are noteworthy as by: 6.

“A thoughtful, sensitive and respectful examination of the life and work of Paul Robeson More than the biography of one remarkable man, the book is a testament to Robeson’s conviction that despite it all, there was no way but to struggle for a better world.” ―Green Left Weekly/5(19). "Robeson's book is a perennial, first published in , and now a voice from a different time. It anticipates for black persons the 'moral support of the American majority' with an intensity that now seems evangelical. It's full of a probably tragic hope. It should be read." -The Boston GlobeCited by: Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson was recently published by Duke University Press. *** Author of Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson, Shana L. Redmond is an interdisciplinary scholar of music, race, and politics. Prior to receiving her combined PhD in African American Studies and American Studies from Yale. After this book no one will be able to think of Eslanda merely as Mrs. Paul Robeson."--Linda Gordon, author of "Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits" "This long overdue biography of a bold scholar-activist emerging from the shadow of her famous husband is a gift, and such are Ransby's narrative skills that I wept when, in her final pages, the Cited by:

  There aren't any picturebook biographies of Paul Robeson, but my mom found me this illustrated kid's book biography (written by a Black person, even). I really appreciate the thoughtfulness of language in this book: "When William D. Robeson was a boy, he was enslaved/5. This book provides younger children with an informative introduction to Paul Robeson, an inspirational leader who never gave up and used his successes on the football field and in performance halls to send powerful messages about the importance of social justice and human rights/5(6). Here I Stand is a book written by Paul Robeson with the collaboration of Lloyd L. Brown. While Robeson wrote many articles and speeches, Here I stand is his only book. It has been described as part manifesto, part autobiography. It was published by Othello Associates and dedicated to his wife Eslanda Goode : Paul Robeson. Paul Robeson has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. Paul Robeson’s most popular book is We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices.