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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Richards, Glen
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History; Faculty of Arts and Education
Title, Analytic
Friendly societies and labour organisation in the Leeward Islands, 1912-19
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Before & after 1865: Education, politics and regionalism in the Caribbean edited by Brian L. Moore and Swithin Wilmot
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Ian Randle
Date of Publication
1998
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136-149
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Abstract
Traces the rise of friendly societies in the Leeward Islands. Contends that as 'the only legally recognised bodies which drew the bulk of their membership from the black population, [they] became the representative organs of the black community making political representations on their behalf, as in the case of the Bahamas, or representing the grievances of black labourers to their employers ... in the instance of the British Leeward Islands'....
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