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Caliban and the Yankees : Trinidad and the United States occupation

Author: Harvey R Neptune
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting the story of the installation and operation of US bases in the Caribbean colony of Trinidad during World War II, this title examines how the people of this British island contended with  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey R Neptune
ISBN: 0807830801 0807857882 9780807830802 9780807857885
OCLC Number: 1025512868
Description: xiii, 274 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: The turbulent thirties: shaking empire, making nation --
The American preoccupation: assessing the United States before the war --
Laboring over the Yankee dollar: work in occupied Trinidad --
From barefooted men to saga boys: gender, class, and clothes in occupied Trinidad --
Yankees in the land of the calypso: promoting and patronizing Trinidadian nationality --
Love American style: race, gender, and sexuality in occupied Trinidad --
Coda. Re-membering Caliban and the Yankees: the politics of history.
Responsibility: Harvey R. Neptune.
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A refreshing, original, and important work on a formative though largely forgotten episode in the history of two nations. . . . Enthusiastically recommended. . . . Essential.--Choice [A] delightful Read more...

 
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