Read on: "More than one hundred years after enslavement, emancipation, and nation-building, many of the twenty-six countries that today make the Caribbean rank among the most indebted in the world. As a result, in 2014, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), a regional group of 14 island-nations sued its former colonizers–Britain, France, and the Netherlands–for slavery reparations. … Continue reading DIGITAL/BOOKS: The Caribbean Syllabus: Life and Debt in the Caribbean
EDITED: Scully and Patton on Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World
Pamela Scully and Diana Paton, eds. Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World. Duke University Press, 2005. via Duke U Press: "This groundbreaking collection provides the first comparative history of gender and emancipation in the Atlantic world. Bringing together essays on the United States, Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, West Africa and South Africa, and the … Continue reading EDITED: Scully and Patton on Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World
Sheller on Race and Sexuality in Post-Emancipation Caribbean
Mimi Sheller, Citizenship from Below: Erotic Agency and Caribbean Freedom. Duke University Press Books, 2012. via Duke U Press: Citizenship from Below boldly revises the history of the struggles for freedom by emancipated peoples in post-slavery Jamaica, post-independence Haiti, and the wider Caribbean by focusing on the interplay between the state, the body, race, … Continue reading Sheller on Race and Sexuality in Post-Emancipation Caribbean
Morant Bay Rebellion Photo Album at Princeton
"On October 11, 1865, several hundred native Jamaicans marched into the town of Morant Bay, the capital of the predominately sugar-growing parish of St. Thomas, to demonstrate against injustices. Several members of the crowd, on both sides, were killed. In the days that followed, the British Army was called in and over 500 people were … Continue reading Morant Bay Rebellion Photo Album at Princeton
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