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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 : Temple University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cold War in a hot zone.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006034694
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9781592136278 1592136273 9781592136285 1592136281 159213629X 9781592136292
OCLC Number: 756433698
Description: 1 online resource (262 p., [4] p. of plates) illustrations
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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