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N.W. Manley and the making of modern Jamaica

Author: Arnold Bertram
Publisher: Kingston : Arawak Publications, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Norman Washington Manley; Norman Washington Manley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Bertram
ISBN: 9789769583573 976958357X 9789769583597 9769583596
OCLC Number: 962271481
Description: xix, 451 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Roots --
the origins, growth and decline of a coloured and black political class --
Norman Manley : the early years --
From rebel to Rhodes Scholar --
The rise and demise of the first nationalist organizations --
For king and empire --
Edna --
The ordeal of a coloured colonial in an imperial war --
Oxford, marriage and the Bar --
The national and colonial question in the Post-War world --
My destiny awaits my return to Jamaica --
The rise to leadership of the Jamaican Bar --
Black nationalism / Ethiopianism stirs national and racial consciousness --
Drumblair --
Trade unionists, nationalists and Marxists shape the emerging national movement --
"We're out to build a new Jamaica" --
Nineteen thirty-eight --
The birth of the People's National Party --
Leading the struggle for a new constitution --
The 1944 General Election --
Fighting for survival --
The PNP/TUC offensive --
The 1949 General Election --
Leading the Opposition --
The crisis in the Party and the impact of the Cold War --
The 1955 General Election --
The making of modern Jamaica --
The 1959 General Election --
Tensions and challenges --
The Federal debate --
Negotiating Jamaica's independence --
The 1962 General Election --
Independence --
Renewing the PNP in independent Jamaica --
Once more to the beach --
The last years.
Responsibility: Arnold Bertram.

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