Black Power in the Caribbean
ISBN: 0813049091
EAN13: 9780813049090
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.3" H x 9" L x 6.1" W
Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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An altogether path-breaking collection of riveting essays.--Robert A. Hill, Editor in Chief of The Marcus Garvey & UNIA Papers A fascinating, original, and much-needed history of the development of Black Power on the various islands of the Caribbean. By moving the center of the analysis away from the United States, this collection raises important new questions about the rise and impact of Black Power.--Stephen Tuck, author of We Ain't What We Ought to Be The little-understood role of the Afro-Caribbean Left in the English-speaking islands receives a powerful dose of insight here.--Paul Buhle, author of C.L.R. James: The Artist as Revolutionary A scintillating addition to Black Power's vibrant historiography. While its geographic focus is relatively small, its implications for our understanding of black radical politics could not be broader. It proves beyond a doubt that Black Power was a truly transnational phenomenon.--Joe Street, author of The Culture War in the Civil Rights Movement Most case studies of the Black Power phenomenon which swept through the Caribbean islands in the seventies focus mainly on one or two Caribbean islands. The value and importance of Kate Quinn's book is that it marshals studies drawn from as far south as Trinidad and Tobago to others as far North as Jamaica and Bermuda. It also has the advantage of looking at cultures and languages other than Read More chevron_right

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