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Thelwell, Michael

Overview
Works: 44 works in 88 publications in 2 languages and 3,740 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Documentary films  Musical films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Sources 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: PR9387.9.T8, B
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Most widely held works by Michael Thelwell
Ready for revolution : the life and struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) by Stokely Carmichael( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personal story of the civil rights leader's work and life discusses his witness to and experiences with the prison farms and lynch mobs of Mississippi, and the efforts of Black Power and Pan-Africanism
The harder they come : a novel by Michael Thelwell( Book )

25 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like the acclaimed film of the same title, this lyrical, lilting, densely textured novel is based on the exploits of the legendary Jamaican folk hero and reggae star Rhygin
Duties, pleasures, and conflicts : essays in struggle by Michael Thelwell( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 21: This session looks at what made SNCC "radical" by focusing on the people who worked with SNCC. The session also addresses the emergence of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Although 96 percent of its members were denied the right to vote, the MFDP transformed not only Mississippi politics, but the rules of the national Democratic Party. "It is the greatest example of small-democracy that we have," says Professor Wesley Hogan. Former MFDP Chairman, Lawrence Guyot, gives a detailed presentation of the MFDP and its challenges in 1964 and 1965. MFDP Attorney Armand Derfner describes the Party's continuing impact, focusing on the Voting Rights Act. Former SNCC Field Secretary, MacArthur Cotton, describes the step-by-step process involved in organizing the MFDP
Michael Thelwell reading by Michael Thelwell( Recording )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a brief introduction to his life and work, author Thelwell reads excerpts from his novel, The harder they come, which is set in Jamaica
Deep are the roots : memoirs of a Black expatriate by Gordon Heath( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nat Turner : a troublesome property( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluates the authenticity of the earliest source, "The Confessions of Nat Turner", assembled by a white Virginia lawyer from jailhouse interviews. It then follows the controvery over the Nat Turner story played out through history. Alvin Poussaint and Ossie Davis recall how Nat Turner became a hero in the Black community. Religious scholar Vincent Harding and legal scholar Martha Minow reflect on America's attitudes toward terrorism. One of the most bitter race battles of the 1960s is reexamined, when William Styron published his novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner
SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 21: This session looks at what made SNCC "radical" by focusing on the people who worked with SNCC. The session also addresses the emergence of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Although 96 percent of its members were denied the right to vote, the MFDP transformed not only Mississippi politics, but the rules of the national Democratic Party. "It is the greatest example of small-democracy that we have," says Professor Wesley Hogan. Former MFDP Chairman, Lawrence Guyot, gives a detailed presentation of the MFDP and its challenges in 1964 and 1965. MFDP Attorney Armand Derfner describes the Party's continuing impact, focusing on the Voting Rights Act. Former SNCC Field Secretary, MacArthur Cotton, describes the step-by-step process involved in organizing the MFDP
The palm-wine drinkard and his dead palm-wine tapster in the Dead's Town by Amos Tutuola( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harder they come by Perry Henzell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
Sag Babylon, es wird noch von mir hören = The harder they come by Michael Thelwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.L.R. James : more dangerous as he grew older by Michael Thelwell( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil Rights History Project collection( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Joseph Mosnier, LaFleur Paysour, Dwandalyn Reece, Patricia Sullivan, and Kieran Walsh Taylor. Most of the interviews were filmed by John Bishop
Nine night version : excerpted by the Massachusetts Review from The harder they come : A novel by Michael Thelwell by Michael Thelwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning of Africana studies : panel discussion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Panelists talk about the beginning of Africana studies, its struggle, development, problems, and future
Black studies : a political perspective by Michael Thelwell( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

AS & RC conference( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These graduates of the Africana Studies and Research Center, Cornell University relate the Center's role as an integral, interdisciplinary approach to education. Also discuss possible avenues of growth and development for the Center. Michael Thelwell lectures on modernist Black literature, as wll as its social, political implications
Michael Thelwell reads from The harder they come by Michael Thelwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The palm-wine drinkard ; and, My life in the bush of ghosts by Amos Tutuola( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The ghosts live in the center of the jungle and this tells of what happens to the mortals who venture into the world of the ghosts
The Turner thesis by Michael Thelwell( )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thelwell's critical response to Robert Coles' review of William Styron's book Confessions of Nat Turner, followed by a rebuttal from Coles
 
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Ready for revolution : the life and struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)
Alternative Names
Ekwueme Michael Thelwell Amerikaans romanschrijver

Michael Thelwell Author

Thelwell, Ekwueme Michael.

Thelwell Ekwueme Michael 1939-....

Thelwell, Ekwueme Mike.

Thelwell, Michael

Thelwell, Michael Ekwueme

Languages
English (65)

German (3)

Covers
The harder they come : a novelDuties, pleasures, and conflicts : essays in struggleDeep are the roots : memoirs of a Black expatriateThe palm-wine drinkard ; and, My life in the bush of ghosts