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Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Brian Meeks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reflects on Caribbean politics, particularly radical politics and ideologies in the postcolonial era. The book also explains the peculiarities of the contemporary neoliberal period while ... More


Eric Williams: The Legacy Continues

Rex Nettleford

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/9781628462425.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter dismisses notions of Eric Williams as a completely self-absorbed leader, noting his lifelong reliance on the love of his daughter Erica and his identification with the struggles of his ... More


Scots, the Caribbean and British imperial politics

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the role of the Scots in the Caribbean and British imperial politics. The changing face of politics in Scotland from the 1760s impelled more and more Scots to look southwards in ... More


Lloyd Best, “The People,” and the Road Not Taken in 1970 (2003)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter concentrates on Lloyd Best and his intellectually rigorous approach to scholarship, his respect for the creativity of the Caribbean people, and overall deep concern for his country. It ... More


Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Selwyn R. Cudjoe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book traces the life of Albert Raymond Forbes Webber (1880–1932), a distinguished Caribbean scholar, statesman, legislator, and novelist. Using Webber as a lens, it outlines the Guyanese ... More


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