WALTER RODNEY (1942 - 1980)





  • Anthologies:

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • "Two World Views of the Russian Revolution: Reflections from Africa."  Unpublished Manuscript.

    • Walter Rodney Speaks: the Making of an African Intellectual.  Trenton, NJ: Africa World, 1990.

    • A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 1981.
    • Marx in the Liberation of Africa.  Georgetown: Working People's Alliance, 1981

    • Sign of the Times: Rodney's Last Speech, 6/6/80.  Georgetown: Working People's Alliance, 1981.

    • Guyanese Sugar Plantations in the Late Nineteenth Century: a Contemporary Description from the "Argosy".  Georgetown: Release Publishers, 1979.

    • World War II and the Tanzanian Economy.  Ithaca: African Studies and Research Center, Cornell University, 1976.

    • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa.  London: Bogle L'Ouverture; Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Publishing House, 1972.  Rpt. Washington, DC: Howard UP, 1974.  Rpt. London: Bogle L'Ouverture, 1981.

    • "Problems of Third World Development: a Discussion of Imperialism and Underdevelopment."  UFAHAMU 3.2 (1972): 27-47.

    • A History of the Upper Guinea Coast.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1970.

    • The Groundings with My Brothers.  London: Bogle L'Ouverture, 1969.

      • "Black Power: a Basic Understanding."  16-23.

        • I AM BECAUSE WE ARE: Readings in Black Philosophy.  Ed. Fred Lee Hord and Jonathan Scott Lee.  Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1995.  182-188.

    • West Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade.  Historical Association of Tanzania.  Paper No. 2.  Nairobi: East African Pub. House, 1967.




  • Anthologies:

    • Alpers, Edward A. and Pierre-Michel Fontaine, eds.  Walter Rodney: Revolutionary and Scholar: a Tribute.  Los Angeles: African Studies Center and Center for Afro-American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983.

    • "And Finally They Killed Him": Speeches and Poems at a Memorial Rally for Walter Rodney, 1942-80, Oduduwa Hall, University of Nigeria, Friday June 27, 1980.  Ife, Nigeria: Editorial Collectives of Socialist Forum and Positive Review, 1980.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Campbell, Horace.  "The Impact of Walter Rodney and Progressive Scholars on the Dar es Salaam School."  Social and Economic Studies 40.2 (1991): 99-135.

    • Campbell, Horace.  Rasta and Resistance: from Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney.  Dar es Salaam: Tanzania Pub. House, 1985.

    • Dupuy, Alex.  "Race and Class in the Postcolonial Caribbean: the Views of Walter Rodney."  Ethnicity, Race and Nationality in the Caribbean.  Rio Piedras: Institute of Caribbean Studies, U of Puerto Rico, 1997.

    • Gibbons, Arnold.  Walter Rodney and his Times.  Georgetown, Guyana: Guyana National Printers Limited, 1994.

    • Isaacman, Allen.  "Legacies of Engagement: Scholarship Informed by Political Commitment."  African Studies Review 46.1 (2003): 1-.

    • James, C. L. R.  Walter Rodney and the Question of Power.  London: Race Today Publications, 1983.

    • Kwayana, Eusi.  Walter Rodney.  Wellesley, MA: Calaloux Publications, 1991.

    • Lewis, Rupert.  Walter Rodney's Intellectual and Political Thought.  Kingston: UWI Press; Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1998.

    • Lewis, Rupert.  "Walter Rodney: 1968 Revisited."  Social and Economic Studies 43.3 (1994): 7-56.

    • Roberts, Neil.  "Walter Rodney's Heresy."  Philosophy Born of Struggle: Africana Philosophy on the Internet October 1, 2004

    • Santiago-Valles, W. F.  "The Caribbean Intellectual Tradition that Produced James and Rodney."  Race & Class 42.2 (2000): 47-.

    • Thomas-Emeagwali, Gloria.  "Alternative Perspectives on the Reconstruction of The African Past: the Case of Walter Rodney."  Kiabara. Port Harcourt 4.2 (1981): 127-138.




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