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Author Carew, Joy Gleason
Title Blacks, Reds, and Russians : sojourners in search of the Soviet promise / Joy Gleason Carew
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2008

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Descript xvii, 273 p. ; 24 cm
Contents A journey begins -- Early sojourners Claude McKay and Otto Huiswood : shaping the "Negro question" -- Harry Haywood, Kutva, and training black cadres -- W.E.B. Du Bois and the Soviet experiment -- Robert Robinson and the technical specialists -- George Washington Carver, Oliver Golden, and the Soviet experiment -- The agricultural specialists journey to the Soviet Union -- Langston Hughes and the black and white film group -- Paul Robeson's search for a society free of racism -- The expatriates : the purges, the war years, and beyond -- William "Bill" Davis, the American national exhibit, and U.S. public diplomacy -- The Cold War, solidarity building, and the recruitment of new sojourners
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-263) and index
Subject African Americans -- Soviet Union -- History
African Americans -- Soviet Union -- Biography
African American intellectuals -- Soviet Union -- Biography
African American scientists -- Soviet Union -- Biography
Visitors, Foreign -- Soviet Union -- History
Intercultural communication -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Race relations
Soviet Union -- Intellectual life -- 1917-1970
Soviet Union -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- Soviet Union
ISBN/ISSN 0813543061 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813543062 (hardcover : alk. paper)


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