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The British Caribbean from Demobilization to Constitutional Decolonization

HOWARD JOHNSON

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Post-war demobilization is a useful starting-point for an examination of the process of decolonization, though the themes of this chapter also connect with those of colonial rule since the 19th ... More


The Black Experience in the British Caribbean in the Twentieth Century

Howard Johnson

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses how the twentieth-century black experience in the British Caribbean varied over time and space and, at the individual level, largely reflected the position of peoples of ... More


The Formation of Caribbean Plantation Society, 1689–1748

Richard B. Sheridan

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Prior to the 19th century, the plantation islands of the Caribbean were the most-valued possessions in the overseas Imperial world. Most valuable by far were the sugar plantations, which ranged from ... More


British Caribbean Migration and the Racialization of Latin American Nationalisms

Nicola Foote

in Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between immigration and national identity in Latin America by analyzing the experiences of black migrants from the British Caribbean. The chapter outlines the ... More


The Politics of Return and Fractures of Rule in the British Caribbean, 1930–1940

Lara Putnam

in Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the deportation and return migration from Panama, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Cuba, and the impact of preceding migrations and mobility restrictions. British Caribbean migrants who ... More


Three Alien Everywhere: Immigrant Exclusion and Populist Bargains, 1920s–1930s

Lara Putnam

in Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the new laws that restricted the entry and employment of black “aliens” in the United States, Latin America, and British Caribbean. The U.S. Johnson–Reed Act of 1924, in ... More


Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900-1960

Robert Whitney and Graciela Chailloux Laffita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049052
eISBN:
9780813046723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049052.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is about British Caribbean immigrants in Cuba between 1900 and 1960. It is also about how British Caribbean immigrants became, or did not become, Cuban. It discusses how and why British ... More


The Transnational Black Press and Questions of the Collective, 1920s–1930s

Lara Putnam

in Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

As British Caribbean migrants spread outward, they linked local publishing with Atlantic- and empire-wide media circuits to an internationally connected black press. This chapter discusses the ... More


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:
Discontinued
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


Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Lara Putnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields ... More


Introduction

Lara Putnam

in Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

British Caribbeans created radical new ways of thinking about themselves, their communities, and their rights. The popular cultures of black internationalism that emerged from debates on race and ... More


Military Material Life in the British Caribbean: Historical Archaeology of Fort Rocky, Kingston Harbor, Jamaica (ca. 1880–1945)

Stephan T. Lenik and Zachary J. M. Beier

in Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Previous research in British Caribbean colonies investigates the lives of free and enslaved military personnel during the period of Atlantic slavery, within the context of each outpost’s strategic ... More


Roots and Routes

Christopher Curry

in Freedom and Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054476
eISBN:
9780813053110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054476.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

“Roots and Routes” examines the ways in which the world black loyalists left behind profoundly shaped the world they entered as exiles to the Bahamas. As such, it examines the extent to which their ... More


Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Aline Helg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649634
eISBN:
9781469649658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649634.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Commanding a vast historiography of slavery and emancipation, Aline Helg reveals as never before how significant numbers of enslaved Africans across the entire Western Hemisphere managed to free ... More


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