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West Indian intellectuals in Britain

Author: Bill Schwarz
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003.
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
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This lively book explores the intellectual ideas which the West Indians brought with them to Britain. It shows that for more than a century West Indians living in Britain developed a dazzling intellectual critique of the codes of imperial Britain.
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West Indian intellectuals in Britain.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003
(OCoLC)607026834
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Schwarz
ISBN: 0719064740 9780719064746 0719064759 9780719064753
OCLC Number: 52829533
Description: x, 262 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Crossing the seas / Bill Schwarz --
What is a West Indian? / Catherine Hall --
'To do something for the race' : Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples / David Killingray --
A race outcast from an outcast class : Claude McKay's experience and analysis of Britain / Winston James --
Jean Rhys : West Indian intellectual / Helen Carr --
Una Marson : feminism, anti-colonialism and a forgotten fight for freedom / Alison Donnell --
George Padmore / Bill Schwarz --
C.L.R. James : visions of history, visions of Britain / Stephen Howe --
George Lamming / Mary Chamberlain --
'This is London calling the West Indies' : the BBC's Caribbean voices / Glyne Griffith --
The Caribbean artists movement / Louis James --
V.S. Naipaul / Sue Thomas --
Afterword : The predicament of history / Bill Schwarz.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: edited by Bill Schwarz.
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