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Family love in the diaspora : migration and the Anglo-Caribbean experience

Author: Mary Chamberlain
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, 2006.
Series: Memory and narrative.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Family Love in the Diaspora offers an important new perspective on African-Caribbean families, their history, and the problems they face, for now and the future. It offers a long overdue historical dimension to the debates on Caribbean families."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Chamberlain
ISBN: 9766372667 9789766372668 0765803070 9780765803078
OCLC Number: 62282667
Description: xv, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Families and oral history --
2. Historical perspectives on African-Caribbean families --
3. "Praisesongs" of the family --
4. Continuities and change --
5. Transnational narratives and national belongings --
6. The wider household : grandparents and other kin --
7. Small worlds : families and children --
8. Brothers and sisters, uncles and aunts --
9. Indo-Caribbean families in Britain and the Caribbean --
10. Conclusion.
Series Title: Memory and narrative.
Responsibility: Mary Chamberlain.
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Based on 150 life story narratives across three generations of forty-five families who originated in the former British West Indies, this book offers a new perspective on African-Caribbean families,  Read more...

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