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‘A Bridge Between’: The BBC's Colonial Service

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the role of middle-class West Indians and native Britons, who shared a vision of a British Empire sustained by a culture based on respectability, in creating BBC policies and ... More


Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Anne Spry Rush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

In the first half of the twentieth century Britishness was an integral part of the culture that pervaded life in the colonial Caribbean. Caribbean peoples were encouraged to identify with social ... More


The British West Indies in the Age of Abolition, 1748–1815

J. R. Ward

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/9780198205630.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The years from 1748 to 1815 constitute a new phase of British expansion in the Caribbean, when the region was a main focus of national strategic effort. During this period, the West Indies achieved ... More


Immigration

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the emergence of immigration in the West Indies, which unwittingly saved the sugar economy of Trinidad and British Guiana. Immigration or labour migration in the mid-century ... More


Introduction

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter opens with an overview of the nature of middle-class West Indian understandings of Britishness, and suggests the impact of Caribbean British identity on West Indian societies in the ... More


Hewing to Tradition: Education Debates in the 1930s and 1940s

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This second chapter on education explores how, at mid-century, prominent West Indian educators worked to preserve the traditional British-style grammar school at the secondary level, resisting the ... More


The British West Indies

B. W. Higman

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the third phase in the historiography of the British West Indies by Waddell. Waddell contended that this phase began in the early 1950s and, when he wrote, was ‘as yet in its ... More


Crossing the seas

Bill Schwarz

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book addresses the analytical consequences of the encounter between West Indian and Briton. West Indian emigrants came from societies well advanced in the prerequisites of breaking from ... More


What is a West Indian?

Catherine Hall

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter is concerned with the islands, and parts of the mainland, which were colonised by the British from the early seventeenth century and named as the British West Indies. The British West ... More


The ‘romance’ of foreign: distance, perspective and an ‘inclusive nationhood’

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on how the migration of the Caribbeans to various countries and their exposure to various political activities in their host countries led to the foundation of the Federation of ... More


‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social Physical ... More


Fade to Black?: The Children of West Indian Immigrants in Southern Florida

Philip Kasinitz, Juan Battle, and Inés Miyares

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains that, more than for any other immigrant group in greater Miami, the future life chances of the children of Anglophone Caribbean immigrants will probably be shaped by race rather ... More


British West Indian Migration to Cuba: The Roots and Routes of Respectability

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 follows the immigrants from arrival in Cuba through the eve of the 1959 revolution. The author first explores the emergence and deployment of racial respectability rooted in British ... More


West Indian and Caribbean Consciousness in Works by Melva Lowe de Goodin, Gerardo Maloney, Carlos Guillermo Wilson, and Carlos E. Russell

Sonja Stephenson Watson

in The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049861
eISBN:
9780813050331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049861.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter revisits the theme of national identity explored in previous chapters and examines the role of black movements in the aid of Afro-Panamanian consolidation. Specifically, it considers the ... More


West Indian Society

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses West Indian society, which was characterized by rigid segmentation and division. Built on the principles of inequality and subordination, the West Indies was dominated by the ... More


Consuming Identities: Toward a Youth Culture–Centered Approach to West Indian Transnationalism

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter maps out the variegated context that informs the youth culture of Black youth, especially that of adolescent West Indian girls. Racialized stereotypes and constructions of ... More


“Our Museum”: Mapping Race, Gender, and West Indian Transnationalism

Oneka LaBennett

in She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an ethnographic mapping of the youngsters' journeys within and beyond the confines of the Brooklyn Children's Museum (BCM), placing West Indian immigrant youth within the racial ... More


Conclusion

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter considers how West Indian understandings of Britishness, as well as the institutional and migratory pathways through which they were reinforced, may have influenced both ... More


Law and Government

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Great Britain owned 14 sugar colonies in tropical America. Six of them were originally settled by Englishmen and the remaining eight were secured by conquest. In the 11 colonies, a representative or ... More


Forming a Free Society

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the abolition of apprenticeship and the introduction of measures that would limit the authority of colonial oligarchs and initiate the uprooting of slavery codes. Faced by the ... More


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