The Black Jacobins – Brixton Radical Reads book group special

Friday 14 October, 6.30pm.

Join the reading group to discuss C L R James’s The Black Jacobins. In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France on the labour of half a million slaves. In this classic work, CLR James chronicles the only successful slave revolt in history and provides a critical portrait of its leader, Toussaint L’Ouverture, ‘one of the most remarkable men of a period rich in remarkable men’…

For a copy of the book please contact the library on 020 7926 1056.

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