General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 6: Methodology and Historiography of the Caribbean

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 6: Methodology and Historiography of the Caribbean

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Overview

Volume6 looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The authors examine how the lingual diversity of the region has affected the historian's ability to coalesce an historical account. The second half of the volume describes the writing of history in the individual territories, taking into account changes in society, economy and political structure. This volume concludes with a detailed bibliography that is comprehensive of the entire series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403975942
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Series: General History of the Caribbean , #6
Edition description: 1st ed. 2090
Pages: 948
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.08(d)

About the Author

B.W. Higman is the William Keith Hancock Professor of Australian History at the Australian National University.

Table of Contents

Preface: Federico Mayor
• Description of the Project: Roy Augier
• Introduction—B.W. Higman
• The Development of Historical Disciplines in the Caribbean—B.W. Higman
• Linguistics and the Oral Tradition—Mervyn C. Alleyne
• Documentary Evidence—David Buissere
• Economic Interpretations of Caribbean History—Hilary McD Beckles
• Gender in Caribbean History—Jean Stubbs
• Ideology in Caribbean History—LaÎnnec Hurbon
• Nationalism and Imperialism in Caribbean History—James Millette
• Race, Ethnicity and Class in Caribbean History—Franklin Knight
• Slavery and Emancipation in Caribbean History—Francisco A. Scarano
• Labour Movements in Caribbean History—Kusha Haraksingh
• Regional Histories—Bridget Bereton
• Historiography of Cuba—Fe Iglesias Garcia
• Historiography of the Dominican Republic—Roberto Cass
• Historiography of Puerto Rico—Fernando Picu
• Historiography of Haiti—Michel-Rolph Trouillot
• Historiography of Jamaica—Howard Johnson
• Historiography of the Leeward Island and the Virgin Islands—Margaret D. Rouse-Jones
• Historiography of Barbados, the Windward Islands, Trinidad and Tobago—GuyanaWoodville Marshall & Bridget Bereton
• Historiography of Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles—Gert Oostindie & Rosemarijn Hoefte
• Historiography of the French Antilles and French Guyana—Anne Pèrotin-Demon & Serge Mam-Lam-Fouck
• Historiography of the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman Islands and Belize—Michael Craton
• Modes of Dissemination—B.W. Higman

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