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Author, Analytic
Shepherd, Verene A.
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Department of History
Title, Analytic
Questioning creole: Domestic producers and Jamaica's plantation economy
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Shepherd, Verene A.; Richards, Glen L.
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Questioning creole: Creolisation discourses in Caribbean culture
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Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2002
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167-180
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An extended version of this essay appears in Caribbean Quarterly Vol. 44 Nos 1-2, (1998): 93-107
Abstract
Seeks to engage with Brathwaite's vision of what he termed a 'Creole economy', that is the local production of goods and services traded internationally, and to participate in the debate over the existence of a colonial versus a Creole mentality, using the example of local producers eeking to provide some alternative to imports. Supports Long's and Brathwaite's view that Jamaican planter's commitment to external sources of estate inputs undermined local producers. Demonstrates that as far as the livestock industry was concerned, the commitment to the use of imported animals was less towards North America or even Britain and more towards the Spanish Caribbean.....
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