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Freedoms Won: Caribbean Emancipations, Ethnicities and Nationhood
by Hilary Beckles

    Publication Date: Jan 16, 2007
    List Price: $21.80
    Format: Paperback, 312 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780521435451
    Imprint: Cambridge University Press
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Parent Company: Cambridge University
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    Paperback Description:

    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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