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Maroons and the “Other Side of People”

Kenneth M. Bilby

in True-Born Maroons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the way the Jamaican Maroons fought for their freedom. It explains that for the Maroons, combat has always been as much a spiritual undertaking as a physical one. It discusses ... More


When Jamaica Dances: Context and Content

Cheryl Ryman (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

Cheryl Ryman offers an intensive view of the complexities and richness of Jamaican folkloric dance. She sets up a detailed context for her unusually complete description of the dances, giving ... More


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