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Publication Type
Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Lumsden, Joy
Author Affiliation, Ana.
History; Faculty of Arts and Education
Title, Analytic
The People's Convention: Celebrating the diamond jubilee of full freedom in Jamaica
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Author, Monographic
Bryan, Patrick E.
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Title, Monographic
August 1: A celebration of emancipation
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
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Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Department of History, University of the West Indies.
Date of Publication
1995
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45-57
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Abstract
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.....
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