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Ideas of Empire 1763–1776: The ‘New’ Empire

P. J. MARSHALL

in The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

At the end of the Seven Years War Britain acquired territory from its defeated enemies. Colonies settled by the French in Canada and in the West Indies, notably the island of Grenada, came under ... More


Tennis Shoe Pimp

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Clark Terry's association with Feather, a prostitute who described him as her “tennis shoe pimp because he didn't beat her,” and he also talks about his gigs at the Grenada. It ... More


The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Wendy C. Grenade (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons utilizes the benefit of thirty years’ hindsight to reflect on and critique the Grenada Revolution. This collection of twelve essays brings together in ... More


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


Remembering October 19: Reconstructing a Conversation with a Young Female NJM Candidate Member about Her Recollections of October 19, 1983

Patsy Lewis

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents a narrative account of the tragic events of October 19 that led to the killing of Grenada’s Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and key members of his cabinet. It seeks to recreate ... More


Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

L. P. Harvey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

On December 18, 1499, the Muslims in Granada revolted against the Christian city government's attempts to suppress their rights to live and worship as followers of Islam. Although the Granada riot ... More


Grenada Once Again: Revisiting the 1983 Crisis and Collapse of the Grenada Revolution

Brian Meeks

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The twenty-fifth anniversary in October, 2008, of the tragic killing of Maurice Bishop and his associates and the subsequent invasion of Grenada, followed closely by the release on September 5, 2009, ... More


C. L. R. James and the Grenada Revolution: Lessons Learned and Future Possibilities

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Many of the theoretical assumptions and tactical approaches of the Grenada revolution were rooted in the experiences of early twentieth century Russia. The internal debates within the Grenada ... More


‘You, the People’: Unilateral Intervention to Promote Democracy

Simon Chesterman

in Just War or Just Peace?: Humanitarian Intervention and International Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257997
eISBN:
9780191714023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257997.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers arguments that humanitarian intervention may be justified not as a valid use of force against a sovereign state, but because certain actions by a governing regime may ... More


Two Governments, One State: Recognition Contests and the Use of Force

Brad R. Roth

in Governmental Illegitimacy in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243013
eISBN:
9780191697210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243013.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the relationship between U.N. delegation credentials and legal recognition, summarizing the substance of the major collective recognition controversies that have occurred in the ... More


‘On Her Own’: The Queen and the Commonwealth in the 1980s

Philip Murphy

in Monarchy and the End of Empire: The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Postwar Commonwealth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199214235
eISBN:
9780191746680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214235.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the tensions that emerged between the Thatcher government and the Palace over Commonwealth affairs in the 1980s. It considers the criticisms of the Queen’s 1983 Christmas message, ... More


Introduction

Wendy C. Grenade

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter provides the broad framework for the volume. It introduces the reader to the principal aim and purpose of the work. It discusses the Grenada Revolution from various perspectives and ... More


Grenada: Noncapitalist Path and the Derailment of a Social Democratic Revolution

Hilbourne A. Watson

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that the Grenada Revolution did not meet the requirements for a social revolution with a working class character. Grenada, like most other Caribbean societies, simply lacked the ... More


The Grenada Revolution and the Caribbean Left: The Case of the Guyana Working People’s Alliance

David Hinds

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The politics of most Caribbean Left parties were influenced by the experience of the Grenada Revolution and its ultimate demise. This chapter examines the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) of Guyana, ... More


Exploring Transitions in Party Politics in Grenada, 1984–2013

Wendy C. Grenade

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

One of the consequences of the demise of the Grenada Revolution and the US invasion of Grenada in 1983 was the formation of a new political party architecture to break with the past to rid Grenada of ... More


The Spirit and Ideas of Maurice Bishop Are Alive in Our Caribbean Civilization

Ralph E. Gonsalves

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reproduces a speech by Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on the occasion of the naming of the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA) in Grenada in ... More


The Reagan Doctrine: Savage War by Proxy

John Tirman

in The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America's Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195381214
eISBN:
9780190252373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195381214.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on America's military forays under President Ronald Reagan, including the deployment of peacekeeping troops in Lebanon in 1983 and the invasion of the tiny Caribbean island of ... More


When Revolution Is Not Enough: Tracing the Limits of Black Radicalism in Dionne Brand’s Chronicles of the Hostile Sun and In Another Place, Not Here

Laurie R. Lambert

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes Dionne Brand’s poetry collection, Chronicles of the Hostile Sun (1984), and her novel In Another Place, Not Here (1996). While Chronicles pinpoints the misrepresentation of the ... More


The Reagan-Castro Years: The “New Right” and Its Anti-Cuban Obsession

Ramón Sánchez-Parodi Montoto

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

It was publicly well known that the new administration about to come to power in Washington intended to open a phase of confrontation with Cuba. Ronald Reagan was the representation of what was ... More


Grenada, Once Again: Revisiting the 1983 Crisis and Collapse of the Grenada Revolution (2012)

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/9781628461213.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter recounts the tragic murder of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and his associates, as well as the subsequent invasion of Grenada. It claims that there is significant evidence of a ... More


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