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Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Richards, Glen L.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Title, Analytic
Race, labour and politics in Jamaica and St. Kitts, 1909-1940: A comparative survey of the roles of the National Club of Jamaica and the Workers League of St. Kitts
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Author, Monographic
Shepherd, Verene A.
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Editor
Title, Monographic
Working slavery, pricing freedom: Perspectives from the Caribbean, Africa and the African diaspora
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2002
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Page(s)
502-523
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Also published by James Currey, Oxford
Abstract
Explains in a comparative way why elite coloureds and whites appropriated the leadership of the trade union movement from Black African-Caribbean people in two British Caribbean territories, particularly in the years after the 1930s labour protest. Shows that despite the marked geographical and economic divergence of St. Kitts and Jamaca, both their post-slavery histories were defined by the continuation of the hegemonic control of the mostly White plantocracy or elements connected to the sugar interests; and the marginalised black masses adopted remarkably similar strategies in their efforts to displace this hegemonic bloc.....
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