Shepherd, Verene A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History and Archaeology
Image and representation : Black women in historical accounts of colonial Jamaica
Higgs, Catherine; Moss, Barbara A.; Ferguson, Earline Rae
Stepping forward: Black women in Africa and the Americas
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Ohio University Press
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44 - 56
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This article surveys the stereotypical representations of Caribbean people and the ways in which such representations still linger in post-colonial Caribbean. It suggests ways in which history education can help to overturn such a legacy and in the process explain why history has an active cultural meaning and role.