Author Affiliation, Ana.
Economics; Faculty of Social Sciences
The plantation school and Lewis: Contradictions, continuities and continued Caribbean relevance
Social and Economic Studies
Date of Publication
Also published in Marronage : Journal of the Association of Caribbean Historians, vol 1, 1 September 1998, p. 98-123
Suggests that Lewis and the Plantation School shared much in common. Hence the Plantation School's somewhat dismissive attitude towards Lewis is identified as an intellectual contradiction. Makes an assessment of the relative strength and weaknesses of the two viewpoints, and draws conclusions about the continued reality and the lessons to be learnt from the conduct of intellectual debate in the Caribbean....