• Another World Was Possible: A Century of Movements

    An issue of: Radical History Review
    Number: 92
    Pages: 208
  • Purchase of print on-demand copies is handled and fulfilled directly through Sheridan Custom Publishing. Print on-demand checkout does not occur on the Duke University Press site. Any items marked for checkout on the Duke University Press site will remain in your bag.

  • 1. Editors’ Introduction–Duane J. Corpis and Ian Christopher Fletcher

    2. Two Revolutions: The Ghadar Movement and India’s Radical Diaspora, 1913–1918–Maia Ramnath

    3. The Uses of the Comparative Imagination: South African History and World History in the Political Consciousness and Strategy of the South African Left, 1943-1959–Christopher Joon-Hai Lee

    4. “De la Esclavitud Yanqui a la Libertad Cubana”: U.S. Black Radicals, the Cuban Revolution, and the Formation of a Tricontinental Ideology–Besenia Rodriguez

    5. “The World Is Changing, and History Is the One That Is Teaching Us Where to Go and What to Do”: An Interview with Adelina Nicholls–Yaël Simpson Fletcher and Ian Christopher Fletcher

    6. Introduction: New Historical Perspectives on the First Universal Races Congress of 1911–Ian Christopher Fletcher

    7. The Universal Races Congress, London Political Culture, and Imperial Dissent, 1900-1939–Susan D. Pennybacker

    8. Negotiating Universal Values and Cultural and National Parameters at the First Universal Races Congress–Mansour Bonakdarian

    9. The Negro and the Dark Princess: Two Legacies of the Universal Races Congress–Robert Gregg and Madhavi Kale

    Teaching Radical History

    10. Introduction: Teaching That Another World Is Possible–Enrique C. Ochoa

    11. Teaching the History of Global and Transnational Feminisms–Yaël Simpson Fletcher

    12. Toward a Global History of the Left–Ian Christopher Fletcher

    (Re)Views

    13. (Re)orienting Orientalism: Review of Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi, Refashioning Iran: Orientalism, Occidentalism, and Historiography; and Tony Ballantyne, Orientalism and Race: Aryanism in the British Empire–Mansour Bonakdarian

    14. Notes and Raves from the Collective, Summer 2004–Adina Back, Duane J. Corpis, Ian Christopher Fletcher, Bob Hannigan, Chia Yin Hsu, and Teresa Meade

    15. The Abusable Past–R. J. Lambrose

    16. Notes on Contributors

  • Permission to Photocopy (coursepacks)

    If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.com;

    If the Copyright Clearance Center cannot grant permission, you may request permission from our Copyrights & Permissions Manager (use Contact Information listed below).

    Permission to Reprint

    If you are requesting permission to reprint DUP material (journal or book selection) in another book or in any other format, contact our Copyrights & Permissions Manager (use Contact Information listed below).

    Images/Art

    Many images/art used in material copyrighted by Duke University Press are controlled, not by the Press, but by the owner of the image. Please check the credit line adjacent to the illustration, as well as the front and back matter of the book for a list of credits. You must obtain permission directly from the owner of the image. Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Please direct permission requests for these images to permissions@dukeupress.edu.
    For book covers to accompany reviews, please contact the publicity department.

    Subsidiary Rights/Foreign Translations

    If you're interested in a Duke University Press book for subsidiary rights/translations, please contact permissions@dukeupress.edu. Include the book title/author, rights sought, and estimated print run.

    Disability Requests

    Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here.

    Rights & Permissions Contact Information

    Email: permissions@dukeupress.edu
    Email contact for coursepacks: asstpermissions@dukeupress.edu
    Fax: 919-688-4574
    Mail:
    Duke University Press
    Rights and Permissions
    905 W. Main Street
    Suite 18B
    Durham, NC 27701

    For all requests please include:
    1. Author's name. If book has an editor that is different from the article author, include editor's name also.
    2. Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book
    3. Page numbers (if excerpting, provide specifics)
    For coursepacks, please also note: The number of copies requested, the school and professor requesting
    For reprints and subsidiary rights, please also note: Your volume title, publication date, publisher, print run, page count, rights sought
  • Description

    Another World Was Possible modifies the slogan of the World Social Forum—an annual meeting formed as an alternative to the more elite World Economic Forum—“Another world is possible!” The change from present to past tense in the phrase acknowledges the importance of social movements from the past century that have worked for alternative visions of justice and freedom leading up to and continuing to influence current movements. This special issue of Radical History Review highlights the global and transnational dimensions of radical history that are less visible in other historical accounts whose horizons are national or local or that are oriented toward either “centers” or “peripheries.” By emphasizing social movements and political contention, this issue offers a globalized radical history that enriches the wider field of world history.

    The collection argues that radical movements offer an intriguing counternarrative to the more familiar history of imperialism and globalization in the twentieth century. One essay illuminates the radical anticolonial and diasporic South Asian Ghadar movement, which worked to free India from British rule. Another delves into the global politics of South African radicalism between antifascism and apartheid in the 1940s and 1950s. A third essay explores the encounter between U.S. black activists and Cuban revolutionaries in the 1960s. In an interview, a Latina activist illustrates the transnational scope of contemporary social movements by describing her organizing work among immigrants in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Contributors. Adina Black, Mansour Bonakdarian, Duane J. Corpis, Ian Christopher Fletcher, Yael Simpson Fletcher, Robert Gregg, Bob Hannigan, Chia Yin Hsu, Madhavi Kale, R. J. Lambrose, Christopher Joon-Hai Lee, Teresa Meade, Adelina Nicholls, Enrique C. Ochoa, Susan D. Pennybacker, Maia Ramnath, Besenia Rodriguez

    Another World Was Possible is the companion issue to Two, Three, Many Worlds (Radical History Review, #91).

Explore More

Sign up for Subject Matters email updates to receive discounts, new book announcements, and more.

Share

Create a reading list or add to an existing list. Sign-in or register now to continue.


Contact Us

  • Duke University Press
  • 905 W. Main St. Ste 18-B
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • U.S. phone (toll-free): 888-651-0122
  • International: 1-919-688-5134
  • orders@dukeupress.edu