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Caribbean liberators : bold, brilliant and Black personalities and organizations

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Teelucksingh,Jerome (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2013
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9781936320356
Published:
Bethesda, MD: Academica Press
ISBN:
9781936320356
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Politics and government, Blacks, Biography, 20th century, Black nationalism, Political Science
Notes:
294 p, Discusses key individuals (George Padmore, Eric Williams, C.L.R.James among others) and organizations (particularly Labor and liberation movements)in the Anglophone Caribbean world from the perspective of contemporary political and economic Caribbean realities. Particular attention is paid to the Pan-African Movement and its linking of Black Africa and the diasporic Black world of the British West Indies. Colonial Office policies of the period are discussed along with attempts by local and international economic interests during and after both World Wars to control events and thwart labor and independence movements. African American influence in popular political culture and its political and social effect on organizations in the islands is discussed along with key African American newspapers such as The Crisis, Chicago Defender, The Negro Worker, and the Baltimore Afro-American.