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Cold War in a hot zone : the United States confronts labor and independence struggles in the British West Indies

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007.
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A fresh view of U.S involvement in the British West Indies during the Cold War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horne, Gerald.
Cold War in a hot zone.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006034694
(OCoLC)75087927
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9781592136292 159213629X 1281243035 9781281243034
OCLC Number: 220148497
Description: 1 online resource (262 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Early organizing --
Big islands/big problems --
The labor of war --
When labor organizes --
Militant Jamaica --
Washington confronts the West Indies --
Will labor rule? --
Cold War in a hot zone --
The left retreats --
Small islands/huge impact --
Militant British Guiana --
Barbados vs. British Guiana --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.
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Focused on the region as a whole and drawing from archives in Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, Guyana, St. Kitts, Antigua, the U.S. and U.K., this book details the region's impact on the U.S.  Read more...

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