Black Power in the Caribbean

Black Power in the Caribbean

By: Kate Quinn (editor)Hardback

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Black Power studies have been dominated by the North American story, but after decades of scholarly neglect, the growth of "New Black Power Studies" has revitalized the field. Central to the current agenda are a critique of the narrow domestic lens through which U.S. Black Power has been viewed and a call for greater attention to international and transnational dimensions of the movement. Black Power in the Caribbean masterfully answers this call.This volume brings together a host of renowned scholars who offer new analyses of the Black Power demonstrations in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, as well as of the little-studied cases of Guyana, Barbados, Antigua, Bermuda, the Dutch Caribbean, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The essays in this collection highlight the unique origins and causes of Black Power mobilization in the Caribbean, its relationship to Black Power in the United States, and the local and global aspects of the movement, ultimately situating the historical roots and modern legacies of Caribbean Black Power in a wider, international context.

About Author

Kate Quinn, Chair of the Society for Caribbean Studies and lecturer in Caribbean history at the Institute of the Americas at University College London, is the coeditor of Politics and Power in Haiti

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813049090
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780813049090
  • ISBN10: 0813049091

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