[Radical Politics, South Africa, Apartheid, Mandela] Twenty-Three Issues of The African Communist. London: South African Communist Party/Inkululeko Publications, 1971 – 1980. Perfectbound wraps, 5 5/8 by 8 1/8-inches, 94 – 136 pp. each. Published quarterly, included are: Second Quarter, 1971; Fourth Quarter, 1972; First and Third Quarters, 1973; Third and Fourth Quarters, 1974; Third Quarter, 1975; all four issues from 1976 and 1977; First and Second Quarters, 1978; Second, Third and Fourth Quarters, 1979; and First, Second and Fourth Quarters, 1980. Light cover rubbing, edge wear and spine creases to most of the issues, with the addition of old prices in pen on the covers of Fourth Quarter 1974 and Second and Third Quarters 1976; Third Quarter 1974 has a large cover crease and an old price in pen on the first page and Third Quarter 1975 has large crease and a few small tears on the back cover. Published in London due to the illegal nature of their politics, this journal was published “in the interests of African solidarity, and as a forum for Marxist-Leninist thought throughout the Continent, by the South African Communist Party.” Features a wide array of articles, including “Daughter of the Revolution” about Angela Davis, Fidel Castro on Angola, the influence of the October Revolution on national liberation movements in Africa, “Drought and the Ethiopian Revolution” and other factors which led to the overthrow of Haile Selassie, “The Year of the Spear: Moorosi—Chief of the Baphuthu (Lesotho),” and “The Afghanistan Crisis—Imperialist Threat to Peace and Socialism.” Of course, there’s quite a lot of material on apartheid, including the Soweto Massacre, the South African Freedom Charter, and articles like “Nelson Mandela Says Unite! Mobilise! Fight On!” First Edition.
Title: Twenty-Three Issues of The African Communist - Radical Politics, South Africa, Apartheid, Mandela, 1971-1980
Categories: Radical Politics,
Edition: First edition
Publisher: London, Inkululeko Publications: 1971-1980
Book Condition: Very Good
Seller ID: 972
Keywords: Radical Politics, South Africa, Apartheid, Mandela