Jacques Roumain: The Marxist Counterpoint

  title={Jacques Roumain: The Marxist Counterpoint},
  author={J. Dash},
In the ideological ferment of the post-Occupation period it is tempting to see Jacques Roumain as simply an earnest doctrinaire Marxist whose beliefs provided an antidote to the excesses of Africanist ideology. Naturally there is much evidence to support such a view of Roumain’s role in the thirties. Ever since he founded the Haitian Communist Party in 1934 and published the first Marxist critique of Haitian society L’Analyse Schematique in the same year, his life was marked by an unswerving… Expand
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