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Vijay Prashad is the executive director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Darker Nations: A Biography of the Short-Lived Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South. His most recent book is Red Star Over the Third World. He writes regularly for Frontline, The Hindu, Alternet and BirGun.
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Washington Bullets
Vijay Prashad - 2020-11-01
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“Like his hero Eduardo Galeano, Vijay Prashad makes the telling of the truth lovable; not an easy trick to pull off, he does it effortlessly.” — Roger Waters, Pink Floyd“This book brings to mind the infinite instances in which Washington Bullets have shattered hope.” — Evo Morales Ayma, former President of BoliviaWashington Bullets is written in th...
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The Russian Revolution
A View from the Third World
Walter Rodney - 2018-07-10
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A never-before-published book by the Pan-Africanist and socialist scholar and revolutionaryIn his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading revolutionary thinkers of the Black Sixties. Earning his PhD in 1966 at the age of 24 and publishing his influential history, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, at 30, Rod...
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The Karma Of Brown Folk
Prashad - 2001-04-02 (first published in 2000)
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What does it mean to be a model minority?"How does it feel to be a problem?" asked W. E. B. Du Bois of black Americans in his classic The Souls of Black Folk. A hundred years later, Vijay Prashad asks South Asians, "How does it feel to be a solution?"In this kaleidoscopic critique, Prashad looks into the complexities faced by the members of a model...
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Red Star Over the Third World
Vijay Prashad - 2019-04-20 (first published in 2017)
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‘Like the brilliant sun, the October Revolution shone over all five continents, awakening millions of oppressed and exploited people around the world. There has never existed such a revolution of such significance and scale in the history of humanity’. – Hồ Chí Minh From Cuba to Vietnam, from China to South Africa, the October Revolution remains as...
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The Darker Nations
A People's History of the Third World (New Press People's History)
Vijay Prashad - 2008-04-29 (first published in 2007)
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A landmark study that offers an alternative history of the Cold War from the point of view of the world’s poorHere, from a brilliant young writer, is a paradigm-shifting history of both a utopian concept and global movement—the idea of the Third World. The Darker Nations traces the intellectual origins and the political history of the twentieth cen...
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Letters to Palestine
Writers Respond to War and Occupation
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Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s seven-week bombing campaign and ground invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014, resulted in half a million displaced Gazans, tens of thousands of destroyed homes, and more than 2,000 deaths—and, yet, it was only the latest in a long series of assaults endured by Palestinians isolated in Gaza. But, following the co...
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The Poorer Nations
A Possible History of the Global South
Vijay Prashad - 2014-06-03 (first published in 2012)
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In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided an intellectual history of the Third World and traced the rise and fall of the Non-Aligned Movement. With The Poorer Nations, Prashad takes up the story where he left off.Since the ’70s, the countries of the Global South have struggled to build political movements. Prashad analyzes the failures of neoli...
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Total Chaos
The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop
Jeff Chang - 2008-07-31 (first published in 2007)
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It's not just rap music. Hip-hop has transformed theater, dance, performance, poetry, literature, fashion, design, photography, painting, and film, to become one of the most far-reaching and transformative arts movements of the past two decades.American Book Award-winning journalist Jeff Chang, author of the acclaimed Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Histo...
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Killing Trayvons
An Anthology of American Violence
Kevin Gray - 2014-10-06
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Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence tracks the case and explores why Trayvon’s name and George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict symbolized all the grieving, the injustice, the profiling and free passes based on white privilege and police power: the long list of Trayvons known and unknown. With contributions from Robin D.G. Kelley, Rit...
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Balas de Washington
Uma história da CIA, golpes e assassinatos (Coleção Sul Global) (Portuguese Edition)
Vijay Prashad - 2020-10-13
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Will the Flower Slip Through the Asphalt by Edited by Vijay Prashad
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Capitalism on a Ventilator by Lee Siu Hin, Sara Flounders, Carlos Martinez, Monica Moorehead, Kevin Zeese, Ajamu Baraka, Deirdre Griswold, Mumia Abu Jamal, Vijay Prashad, Margaret Kimberley
Black Belt by Christine Y. (Curated by) Kim
The Sun Never Sets by
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Fat Cats and Running Dogs by Vijay Prashad
Dispatches from Latin America by
Namaste Sharon by Vijay Prashad
Lectures on Fascism by Palmiro Togliatti
War against the Planet by Professor Vijay Prashad
The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution by Vijay Prashad
Communist Histories by Suchetana Chattopadhyay, Frederick Petersson, Margaret Stevens, Elisabeth Armstrong, Lin Chun, Archana Prasad
Untouchable Freedom by Vijay Prashad
Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting by Vijay Prashad
Arab Spring, Libyan Winter by Vijay Prashad
No Free Left by Vijay Prashad
Uncle Swami by Vijay Prashad
Palästina - Hundert Jahre leere Versprechen by Salah Abdel-Shafi, Omar Barghouti, Richard Falk, Roger Heacock, Rashid Khalidi, Miko Peled, Ludwig Watzal, Petra Wild, Tariq Dana, Nur Arafeh, Vijay Prashad, Nasser al-Kidwa
Marx's Capital by Prabhat Patnaik, Vijay Prashad, Jayati Ghosh, Prasenjit Bose, T. Jayaraman, R. Ramakumar, Venkatesh Athreya
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Keeping Up with the Dow Joneses by Vijay Prashad
Enron Blowout by Prabir Purkayastha, Vijay Prashad
Une histoire politique du tiers-monde [nouvelle édition] by Vijay PRASHAD
The American Scheme by Vijay Prashad
Globalizing Collateral Language by Somdeep Sen, John Collins, Pouya Alimagham, Stephen R. Barnard, Damon T. Berry, Chris Buck, George Ciccariello-Maher, Paloma Elvira, Jayantha Jayman, Ilan Kapoor, Marina Llorente, Vijay Prashad, Emanuele Saccarelli, Lotte Buch Segal, Natalia Rachel Singer, Latha Varadarajan