In his long and fascinating life, black activist and intellectual Max Yergan traveled on more ground—both literally and figuratively—than any of his impressive contemporaries, which included Adam Clayton Powell, Paul Robeson, W. Du Bois, and A. His exposure to the brutality of colonial white rule in South Africa caused him to veer away from mainstream, liberal civil rights organizations, and, by the mids, into the orbit of the Communist Party. A mere decade later, Cold War hysteria and intimidation pushed Yergan away from progressive politics and increasingly toward conservatism.
In his later years he even became an apologist for apartheid. Drawing on personal interviews and extensive archival research, David H.
Max Yergan : Race Man, Internationalist, Cold Warrior by David Henry, III Anthony (2006, Hardcover)
Anthony has written much more than a biography of this enigmatic leader. Max Yergan is a remarkable book which reflects prodigious and imaginative research. It is more than a biography; it is a walk through a variety of political and institutional movements that have substantially shaped the history of the black world, from the United States to South Africa.
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The left-to-right journeys of many white American intellectuals are familiar, but the trajectory of this talented black man seems more dramatic than any of them: This biography includes a particularly strong bibliography and a detailed index. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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