Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

by Mary Chamberlain

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ISBN-13: 9781847797339
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 07/19/2013
Series: Studies in Imperialism MUP
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mary Chamberlain is Emeritus Professor of Caribbean History at Oxford Brookes University

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The 'romance' of foreign: distance, perspective and an inclusive nationhood 2. The exigencies of 'home': Barbadian poverty and British nation-building 3. Gender and the moral economy 4. Race, nation and the politics of memory 5. A common language of the spirit': cultural awakenings and national belongings 6. From diffidence to desperation: the British, the Americans, the war and the move to Federation 7. Conclusion Index

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