Order and place in a colonial city : patterns of struggle and resistance in Georgetown, British Guiana, 1889-1924 (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Order and place in a colonial city : patterns of struggle and resistance in Georgetown, British Guiana, 1889-1924

Author: Juanita De Barros
Publisher: Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003.
Series: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the post-slavery Caribbean, former slaves and masters fought to determine the shape of the new free societies. Urban areas - with their growing populations and vibrant Afro-creole culture - were often the sites of these struggles. In Order and Place in a Colonial City Juanita De Barros explores the conflicting visions of public areas held by local political and economic elites and by non-white urban poor  Read more...
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De Barros, Juanita.
Order and place in a colonial city.
Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2004381197
(OCoLC)50143428
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juanita De Barros
ISBN: 9780773570696 0773570691 1282860836 9781282860834 9786612860836 6612860839
OCLC Number: 76898639
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 251 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contents --
Tables, Maps, and Illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
1 Introduction --
2 The Garden City of the West Indies --
3 Cesspool City: Sanitarianism in Colonial Georgetown --
4 Order and Festivity in Georgetown --
5 Hucksters, Markets, and the Struggle to Control Public Space --
6 Hawkers and the Milk Industry --
7 Riot and the Struggle to Control the Street --
8 Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Responsibility: Juanita De Barros.
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Explores the visions of public areas held by political and economic elites and by non-white urban poor in Georgetown, British Guiana. This book demonstrates that the period of study was marked by  Read more...

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