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Title:
From occupation to independence : a short history of the peoples of the English-speaking Caribbean Region
Author:
Hart, Richard, 1917-2013.
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Publication Information:
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press ; Barbados : Canoe Press, University of the West Indies, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
x, 189 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780745313825

9780745313771

9789768125521
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Book

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Summary

Richard Hart's concise and accessible history of the peoples of the English-speaking West Indies spans five centuries, from the early days of settlement, through colonisation to the achievement of political independence.Covering all the larger territories Hart focuses on the key events, significant political and social movements and prominent figures in the region's history. He looks at the slave trade and its overwhelming social and economic legacy during the last two centuries, and at the growth and structure of colonial resistance.Hart also considers the impact of colonial legislation and the effects of constitutional change on non-whites of the region, and their struggle for enfranchisement and self determination.


Summary

Richard Hart's concise and accessible history of the peoples of the English-speaking West Indies spans five centuries, from the early days of settlement, through colonisation to the achievement of political independence.Covering all the larger territories Hart focuses on the key events, significant political and social movements and prominent figures in the region's history. He looks at the slave trade and its overwhelming social and economic legacy during the last two centuries, and at the growth and structure of colonial resistance.Hart also considers the impact of colonial legislation and the effects of constitutional change on non-whites of the region, and their struggle for enfranchisement and self determination.


Author Notes

Mary Farrell is Senior Researcher at the Comparative Regional Integration Studies programme at the United Nations University. _x000B_Bjorn Hettne is based in the Department of Peace and Development Research, University of Göteborg, Sweden. _x000B_Luk Van Langenhove is director of the Comparative Regional Integration Studies programme at the United Nations University.


Mary Farrell is Senior Researcher at the Comparative Regional Integration Studies programme at the United Nations University. _x000B_Bjorn Hettne is based in the Department of Peace and Development Research, University of Göteborg, Sweden. _x000B_Luk Van Langenhove is director of the Comparative Regional Integration Studies programme at the United Nations University.


Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Amerindian and European Penetration
2 Thieves Falling Out
3 Sugar and Slavery
4 Slavery and Exploitation
5 Resistance and Rebellion In the 17th and 18th Centuries
6 British Abolitionists
7 19th Century Slave Rebellions And Emancipation
8 Restricted Acquisition of Land
9 Worker-Employer Relations After Abolition
10 The Use of Indentured Labour
11 Crown Colony Government
12 Internal Self-Government with A Colour Bar
13 The Morant Bay Rebellion
14 The Consti
Introduction
1 Amerindian and European Penetration
2 Thieves Falling Out
3 Sugar and Slavery
4 Slavery and Exploitation
5 Resistance and Rebellion In the 17th and 18th Centuries
6 British Abolitionists
7 19th Century Slave Rebellions And Emancipation
8 Restricted Acquisition of Land
9 Worker-Employer Relations After Abolition
10 The Use of Indentured Labour
11 Crown Colony Government
12 Internal Self-Government with A Colour Bar
13 The Morant Bay Rebellion
14 The Consti