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The story of the Jamaican people

Author: Philip Manderson Sherlock, Sir.; Hazel Bennett
Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica : I. Randle Publishers ; Princeton, N.J. : M. Wiener Publishers, 1998.
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A history of the Jamaican people from an Afro-Caribbean rather than a European perspective. Africa is at the centre of the story; for by claiming Africa as homeland, Jamaicans gain a sense of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Sherlock, Philip Manderson, Sir.
Story of the Jamaican people.
Kingston, Jamaica : I. Randle Publishers ; Princeton, N.J. : M. Wiener Publishers, 1998
(OCoLC)605085350
Online version:
Sherlock, Philip Manderson, Sir.
Story of the Jamaican people.
Kingston, Jamaica : I. Randle Publishers ; Princeton, N.J. : M. Wiener Publishers, 1998
(OCoLC)605085387
Online version:
Sherlock, Philip Manderson, Sir.
Story of the Jamaican people.
Kingston, Jamaica : I. Randle Publishers ; Princeton, N.J. : M. Wiener Publishers, 1998
(OCoLC)607648618
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Manderson Sherlock, Sir.; Hazel Bennett
ISBN: 9768100303 9789768100306 9768123095 9789768123091 1558761462 9781558761469 1558761454 9781558761452
OCLC Number: 35911384
Notes: "[Published] in collaboration with the Creative Production and Training Centre Ltd, Kingston, Jamaica."
Description: xiii, 434 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Honour the Ancestors --
On claiming our great heritage --
Africa, the original homeland --
From a colonial to a world perspective --
Asians colonise America and the Caribbean --
Europe: Explorer, coloniser and slave master --
Spanish Jamaica --
Two Jamaicas emerge --
Profits versus human rights --
Beginning of the African diaspora --
Atlantic slave trade --
African-American liberation wars, 1660-1739. African-Jamaican liberation wars, 1650-1800 --
Sugar estate: bastion of white power --
Pens, provision grounds and higglers --
Into a new age --
Challenge and response, 1760-1830 --
Primacy of freedom --
Rebellion and emancipation --
Home of their own --
Towards political liberty --
People betrayed and vindicated --
Robert Love points the way --
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, 1887-1940 --
Building a new society: people from India, China and the Middle East --
Day da light, oh --
Birth of a national consciousness --
Founders of the nation: Marcus Garvey, Alexander Bustamante, Norman Manley --
From a colony to nation: political progress and economic growth --
Culture and nationhood.
Responsibility: Philip Sherlock & Hazel Bennett.

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