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Eric Williams: Protagonist or Antagonist of Caribbean Integration?

Sharon Alexander-Gooding

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at Eric Williams’ role in promoting the regional integration movement in the Caribbean, in which the nations would unite under one federation. It contends that Williams’ efforts to ... More


Eric Williams and Color Stratification in the Caribbean

William Darity

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the prevalence of color bias and economic disparity in present-day Caribbean nations by examining Eric Williams’ analysis of the presence of “third class”—a mixed race of ... More


Capitalism and Slavery Revisited: Remaking the Slave Commodity Frontier

Dale Tomich

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter illustrates how the analysis of Capitalism and Slavery, one of Eric Williams’ contributions to Caribbean and post-colonial historiography and political economy, is an engagement with its ... More


The Anglo-American Caribbean Commission: A Socioeconomic Strategy Designed for Military Security, 1942–1946

Mayra Rosario Urrutia

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this essay Mayra Rosario Urrutia explains how policy toward Puerto Rico became part of a regional approach, not only militarily but also in economic and social policies. During the tumultuous ... More


The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Christopher Taylor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book offers a thoroughly researched history of the struggle of the Garifuna people to preserve their freedom on the island of St. Vincent. Today, thousands of Garifuna people live in Honduras, ... More


Perpetual Exile

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile: Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617978
eISBN:
9781469617992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the presidency of Lysius Salomon. Salomon was deeply affected by a twenty-year odyssey as an exile, several years of which were spent in Jamaica. The chapter also considers ... More


The Ideas Behind the Making of Welfare Institutions

in Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the ideas that influence the concepts and policies on welfare, poverty, and charity in Mexico. It discusses the views of poverty alleviation by three classical economics, ... More


Social Welfare Policies and Population Questions in the 1930s

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the extent to which many of the ideas and approaches concerning population growth and infant and maternal welfare in Britain's Caribbean colonies—particularly Jamaica, Guyana, ... More


Interlude: A Methodist Life Composed { 1829–1831 }

Philip F. Gura

in Life of William Apess, Pequot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619989
eISBN:
9781469623207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619989.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on William Apess's autobiography A Son of the Forest, which chronicles his spiritual pilgrimage as a Methodist. On July 25, 1829, the clerk of court for the Southern District of ... More


Resistance: Dismantling Plains Metis Border Land Settlements, 1879–1885

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter documents both the efforts to dismantle Metis borderland settlements and the attempts by Metis communities to resist their expulsion. It shows how, in the United States, Metis efforts to ... More


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