Freedoms Won Caribbean Emancipations, Ethnicities and Nationhood by Professor Hilary McD. Beckles, Verene A. Shepherd
  

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Freedoms Won Caribbean Emancipations, Ethnicities and Nationhood by Professor Hilary McD. Beckles, Verene A. Shepherd

Written by two of the Caribbean's leading historians, Freedoms Won is an essential book for students engaged in following courses on the history of the Caribbean. It will also be of interest to general readers seeking information on the history of the region. Starting with the aftermath of emancipation, Freedoms Won covers the African-Caribbean peasantry, Asian arrival in the Caribbean, social and political experiences of the working classes in the immediate post-slavery period, the Caribbean economy, US intervention and imperialst tendencies from the 18th century, the Labour Movement in the Caribbean in the 20th centurym the social life and culture of the Caribbean people, and social protest, decolonisation and nationhood.

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Paperback
312 pages
Interest Age: From 14

Author

Professor Hilary McD. Beckles, Verene A. Shepherd
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Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication date

9th November 2006

ISBN

9780521435451


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