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The 1935 Riots in St Vincent: From Riots to Adult Suffrage
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written by Adrian Fraser, fl. 2016 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 255 page(s)
St Vincent was among the earliest of the British Caribbean colonies to have experienced labour disturbances in the 1930s. While disturbances in the other Caribbean colonies were largely associated with the plantations and with strikes, in St Vincent the riots broke out on the grounds of the court house during a me...
written by Adrian Fraser, fl. 2016 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 255 page(s)
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The Caribbean and The Wider World: Commentaries on My Life and Career
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written by Alister McIntyre, 1930- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 289 page(s)
From modest origins in Grenada, Sir Alister McIntyre went on to hold a variety of high-profile positions in the international community. An academic by background, he became an international statesman, occupying senior roles within the United Nations, as well as at the highest levels of Caribbean regional governme...
written by Alister McIntyre, 1930- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 289 page(s)
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Dimensions of African and Other Diasporas
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edited by Ruth Iyob, 1957- and Franklin W. Knight, 1942- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2014), 333 page(s)
Diasporas comprise an inescapable part of the human experience and few are more interesting and diverse than African diasporas. By providing a panoramic view across time and geographical space this collection of essays illustrates the inherent variability of African, European and Asian diasporic formation. Even wh...
edited by Ruth Iyob, 1957- and Franklin W. Knight, 1942- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2014), 333 page(s)
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Guinea’s Other Suns: The African Dynamic in Trinidad Culture
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written by Maureen Warner Lewis, fl. 1967 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2015), 319 page(s)
Guinea’s Other Suns is a classic collection of essays on the forced and voluntary migration to Trinidad of West and West-Central Africans during the 1800s, extending through both the slavery and post-emancipation eras. This second edition is a thematic expansion buttressed by historical documentary sources and p...
written by Maureen Warner Lewis, fl. 1967 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2015), 319 page(s)
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Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782–1996
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written by Erna Brodber, 1940- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 201 page(s)
Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation is a set of six essays showcasing moments between 1782 and 1996 when the Jamaican and American people of the African diaspora have cooperated with each other in the socio-geographic spaces of each. For both groups, this was a period defined by slavery, resistance, struggles...
written by Erna Brodber, 1940- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 201 page(s)
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My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister
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written by P. J. Patterson, 1935- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 479 page(s)
My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister is P.J. Patterson’s account of his time as an active and successful participant in the political and social development of Jamaica and the Caribbean from the mid-1950s well into the early 2000s. He was widely regarded as a master political strategist and uni...
written by P. J. Patterson, 1935- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 479 page(s)
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Returned Exile: A Biography of George James Christian of Dominica and the Gold Coast, 1869– 1940
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written by Estelle M. Appiah, fl. 2016 and Margaret D. Rouse-Jones, fl. 2016 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 343 page(s)
This is the first full-length biography of George James Christian. Originally from Dominica, Christian qualified as a barrister-at-law in London, participated in the first pan-African conference and migrated to the Gold Coast in 1902 where he made his home and developed a complex extended family. He ensured that h...
written by Estelle M. Appiah, fl. 2016 and Margaret D. Rouse-Jones, fl. 2016 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 343 page(s)
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Vodou Cosmology and the Haitian Revolution in the Enlightenment Ideals of Kant and Hegel
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written by Vivaldi Jean-Marie, fl. 2018 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 100 page(s)
In Vodou Cosmology and the Haitian Revolution in the Enlightenment Ideals of Kant and Hegel, Vivaldi Jean-Marie begins with an interpretation of the rise of Vodou practices in Saint-Domingue which is sensitive to the social, spiritual and cultural challenges of the slaves communities in Saint-Domingue, later Haiti...
written by Vivaldi Jean-Marie, fl. 2018 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 100 page(s)
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Alfred H. Mendes: Short Stories, Articles and Letters
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written by Alfred Mendes, 1897-1991 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 264 page(s)
Alfred H. Mendes was a prominent member of the Beacon group of intellectuals whose aim in the 1930s was the development and promotion of a Trinidad-centred literature. He was a friend and colleague of the Beacon’s editor Albert Gomes, and of C.L.R. James and Ralph de Boissière.Alfred. H. Mendes: Short Stories,...
written by Alfred Mendes, 1897-1991 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2016), 264 page(s)
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The Grooming of a Chancellor
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written by George Alleyne, 1932- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 294 page(s)
The Grooming of a Chancellor is Sir George Alleyne’s autobiography. He was born in 1932 in St Philip, Barbados, the first of the seven children of Eileen, a homemaker, and Clinton Alleyne, a schoolmaster. With his signature charm, Alleyne recounts his experiences from primary and secondary school in racially div...
written by George Alleyne, 1932- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 294 page(s)
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