Rhetoric of Black revolution / Arthur L. Smith University of California at Los Angeles.
- Boston, Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1969.
vii, , 199,  pages 22 cm.
- African American orators
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- African American authors.
English language -- United States -- Rhetoric.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Massachusetts Boston.
- Toward a Revolutionary Rhetoric
Strategies of the Revolutionists
Topics of Revolutionary Rhetoric
Nature of the Black Audience
Origins of Revolutionary Themes
Samples of Revolutionary Rhetoric. Slavery and the Irish / Charles Lenox Remond; The Fourth of July / Frederick Douglass; Can There Any Good Thing Come Out of Nazareth? / Adam Clayton Powell; The Meaning of Black Power / Franklin Florence; Political Struggle in America / Eldridge Cleaver; Free Huey / Bobby Seale.
- Author legally changed his name to Molefi Kete Asante in 1973.
"This book is an attempt to discuss the origins, context, strategies, topics, and audience of the rhetoric of black revolution. The term black revolution is used in the broad sense of drastic, immediate change in the social, political, or economic structure."--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index.
- Local notes:
- Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has red asterisk at word "rhetoric" on half title page with "The art of effective expression in speech or writing" written below.
- Penn Provenance:
- Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
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