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Cold War in a hot zone : the United States confronts labor and independence struggles in the British West Indies

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: Philadelphia (Pa.) : Temple University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focused on the region as a whole and drawing from archives in Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, Guyana, St. Kitts, Antigua, the U.S. and U.K., this book details the region's impact on the U.S.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9781592136278 1592136273 9781592136285 1592136281
OCLC Number: 470979964
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 213-249.
Description: 1 vol. (262 p.-4 p. de pl.) : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1 Early Organizing; 2 Big Islands/Big Problems; 3 The Labor of War; 4 When Labor Organizes; 5 Militant Jamaica; 6 Washington Confronts the West Indies; 7 Labor Will Rule?; 8 Cold War in a Hot Zone; 9 The Left Retreats; 10 Small Islands/Huge Impact; 11 Militant British Guiana; 12 Barbados vs. British Guiana; Conclusion; Epilogue
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.
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"The reader emerges with a vivid and detailed picture of the tumultuous period in British West Indian history and its global context... Cold War in a Hot Zone is a lively and valuable contribution to Read more...

 
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