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The Antelope (Adowa) and the Elephant (Esono): The Akan in the British Caribbean

Kwasi Konadu

in The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390643
eISBN:
9780199775736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390643.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Akan political, spiritual, and expressive culture in the British Caribbean, particularly, Barbados, Antigua, Guyana, and Jamaica. The general characterization of the (A)mina ... More


English West Indies

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Three documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of Quakers as conscientious objectors in the West Indies (under English rule) in the second half of the ... More


Black Power in the Political Thought of Antigua and Barbuda

Paget Henry

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter frames the Black Power movement of the 1960s as part of a broader historical stream of the black radical tradition. Black Power in the political thought of Antigua and Barbuda is traced ... More


The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan Mack

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After ... More


The Dreadful Death of Daniel Parke

Stephen Saunders Webb

in Marlborough's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178593
eISBN:
9780300182606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178593.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

Antigua, an English colony in the Caribbean, was the site of an Anglo-American counterrevolution. Military panic, political murder, and provincial insurrection were prevalent. The horrible murder of ... More


The Favorite of Heaven: Antigua and the Growth of Black Atlantic Christianity

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter investigates the reasons why Antigua became the epicenter of early Afro-Protestantism in the Americas and the effects of its subsequent dispersal throughout the greater Caribbean and ... More


Conclusion

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Afro-Protestants were, first and foremost, a people on the move, initially as unwilling migrants out of Africa, then as evangelists and emancipators who traveled and worked throughout the Atlantic ... More


V. S. Naipaul and Jamaica Kincaid: Rhetoric of National Dis-Allegiance

Bénédicte Boisseron

in Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter revisits the assumed duty of loyalty that befalls immigrants in regard to their native postcolonial nations. It primarely questions whether publicly criticizing home should necessarily ... More


“A Sponge Soaking up All the Money”: Alcohol, Taverns, Vinaterías, and the Bourbon Reforms in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Santiago de los Caballeros, Guatemala

Alvis E. Dunn

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

When the Royal Monopoly on Alcohol was established in 1755 in the Kingdom of Guatemala, a subunit of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, it was the Town Council of the capital city, Antigua, rather than a ... More


Dockyard Manning

in Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361.009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the manpower shortage in dockyard facilities in Jamaica and Antigua. The West Indies was an unpopular station because of its health risks. English dockyard workers were well ... More


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