Caliban and the Yankees: Trinidad and the United States Occupation / Edition 1

Caliban and the Yankees: Trinidad and the United States Occupation / Edition 1

by Harvey R. Neptune
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807857882

ISBN-13: 9780807857885

Pub. Date: 03/12/2007

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

In a compelling story of the installation and operation of U.S. bases in the Caribbean colony of Trinidad during World War II, Harvey Neptune examines how the people of this British island contended with the colossal force of American empire-building.  See more details below

Overview

In a compelling story of the installation and operation of U.S. bases in the Caribbean colony of Trinidad during World War II, Harvey Neptune examines how the people of this British island contended with the colossal force of American empire-building.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807857885
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/12/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction. A Brave New World
Chapter 1. The Turbulent Thirties: Shaking Empire, Making Nation
Chapter 2. The American Preoccupation: Assessing the United States before the War
Chapter 3. Laboring over the Yankee Dollar: Work in Occupied Trinidad
Chapter 4. From Barefooted Men to Saga Boys: Gender, Class, and Clothes in Occupied Trinidad
Chapter 5. Yankees in the Land of the Calypso: Promoting and Patronizing Trinidadian Nationality
Chapter 6. Love American Style: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Occupied Trinidad
Coda. Re-Membering Caliban and the Yankees: The Politics of History
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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