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History; Faculty of Arts and Education
The People's Convention: Celebrating the diamond jubilee of full freedom in Jamaica
Bryan, Patrick E.
August 1: A celebration of emancipation
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Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Department of History, University of the West Indies.
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Gives details of the early stages of Robert Love's career and his establishment of the People's Convention in Jamaica from the early 1890s to 1930. Notes the centrality of the church in the August 1 celebration of this turn of the century movement as well as Love's ability to inspire people to identify themselves as sons and grandsons of slaves.....