123. History Teaches Us: Walter Rodney
Pan-Africanist and Marxist historian Walter Rodney rethinks Black Power, engages with Rastafari, and opposes racial division in his home country of Guyana.
• W. Rodney, The Groundings with My Brothers, ed. A.T. Rodney and J.J Benjamin (London: 2019 ).
• W. Rodney, A History of the Upper Guinea Coast 1545 - 1800 (London: 1970).
• W. Rodney, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (London: 2018 ).
• W. Rodney, A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 (Baltimore: 1981).
• W. Rodney, Walter Rodney Speaks: The Making of an African Intellectual (Trenton: 1990).
• W. Rodney, The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World, ed. R.D.G. Kelley and J.J. Benjamin (London: 2018).
• W. Rodney, Decolonial Marxism: Essays from the Pan-African Revolution, ed. A. Rodney, P. Rodney, B. Mabie and J. Benjamin (London: 2022).
• D. Austin, Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal (Toronto: 2013).
• D. Austin, Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness (Toronto: 2018).
• A. Bogues, Black Heretics, Black Prophets: Radical Political Intellectuals (New York: 2003), chapter 5.
• A. Boukari-Yabara, Walter Rodney, un historien engagé (1942-1980) (Paris: 2018).
• H. Campbell, Rasta and Resistance: From Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney (Trenton: 1987).
• P. Henry, "C.L.R. James, Walter Rodney, and the Rebuilding of Caribbean Socialism," The C.L.R. James Journal 19 (2013): 458-484.
• R.C. Lewis, Walter Rodney's Intellectual and Political Thought (Detroit: 1998).
• L. Zeilig, A Revolutionary for Our Time: The Walter Rodney Story (Chicago: 2022).
• N. Westmaas, "Resisting Orthodoxy: Notes on the Origins and Ideology of the Working People's Alliance," Small Axe 8 (2004): 63-81.
Special thanks to Patricia Rodney, Denise Jeffers, and Chevy Eugene.