The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual.
Authoritative critique of the Black intelligentsia by a prominent Black academic. The Crisis offers a powerful précis of black politics since 1945, which Cruse saw as dominated by external influences, notably white Communists and black West Indians, neither of whom cared to understand the particular experience of black Americans. He explored the limits of would-be “black nationalism” that was then developing without much historical grounding…” (ANB)
Description: The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual.
London: W.H. Allen. 1967. First U.K. Edition. 594 pages. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth. Edges of text block with unobtrusive and light, but frequent spotting. Very Good in a lightly-soiled dust jacket.