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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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Revivalism: Representing an Afro-Jamaican Identity
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written by Maria A. Robinson-Smith, fl. 2018 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 195 page(s)
Maria A. Robinson-Smith presents an overview and genealogy of Revivalism in this work. She explores the role of the Revival iconography in building a culture of shared understanding among Revivalists and, by extension, African Jamaicans. The Watt Town setting, with bands coming together from communities all over J...
written by Maria A. Robinson-Smith, fl. 2018 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 195 page(s)
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Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal
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written by Olive Senior, 1941- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2014), 441 page(s)
The popular West Indian migration narrative often starts with the “Windrush Generation” in 1950s’ England, but in Dying to Better Themselves Olive Senior examines an earlier narrative: that of the neglected post-emancipation generation of the 1850s who were lured to Panama by the promise of lucrative work an...
written by Olive Senior, 1941- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2014), 441 page(s)
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Leonard Percival Howell and the Genesis of Rastafari
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edited by D. A. Dunkley, fl. 2015, Jahlani A. H. Niaah, fl. 2015, Michael A. Barnett, fl. 2015 and Clinton A. Hutton, fl. 2015 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2015), 287 page(s)
This volume is the product of interest in both Howell and the genesis of the Rastafari movement. The volume was conceived and compiled by Rastafari scholars that hail from a range of disciplines at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, thus assuring a cross-disciplinary feel for this important contribu...
edited by D. A. Dunkley, fl. 2015, Jahlani A. H. Niaah, fl. 2015, Michael A. Barnett, fl. 2015 and Clinton A. Hutton, fl. 2015 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2015), 287 page(s)
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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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