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Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter examines Antigua’s 1858 riot within a trajectory of uprisings around the nineteenth-century British Caribbean and the broader imperial world. This trend of resistance reflects the pitfalls of a partial, racially delimited freedom that brought freedpeople economic, social...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002550-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0255-0
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By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... black bodies Britishness Caribbean multimedia masculinities ...
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By Natasha Lightfoot
Published: 11 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... 1858 uprising postslavery resistance British Caribbean violence power Barbudans freedom struggle ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024507-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
..., and their development of the African Orthodox Church, a denomination associated with Black nationalism. McGuire and Morgan, as with many other West Indian clergy, fled the collapsing economy of the British Caribbean with their parishioners, traveling through circum-Caribbean and settling in the United States...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... of imagined community. black bodies Britishness Caribbean multimedia masculinities ...
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By Ernesto Bassi
... border crossing sea/ocean sailor merchant vessel Caribbean port cities circulation maritime history empire French/Spanish/British imperialism ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... for alternative conceptions of imagined community. black bodies Britishness Caribbean multimedia masculinities This monographic study examines the oeuvre of Nigerian-British photographer Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1956–89) in light of his posthumous Communion series. Where the artist’s choice...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter examines the transformations in labor after abolition. It first examines the racial and economic reasons why Antigua, unlike most other British Caribbean colonies, decided to forego the four-year apprenticeship scheme devised to keep enslaved people in a liminal, subservient...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter investigates the successive and severe setbacks to black working people’s progress between the late 1840s and mid-1850s. The Sugar Duties Act of 1846 that gradually eliminated protection for British Caribbean sugar in the English market depressed sugar prices and precipitated...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... proinsurgent diplomacy and Jamaican authorities’ adherence to British neutrality allowed Haiti to emerge as an international revolutionary center actively spreading revolution throughout the Greater Caribbean. Second, the gradual success of British military campaigns against Napoleon and Caribbean-wide fears...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
..., British, and French imperial spheres. The chapter is organized in two sections. The first one examines the trajectories of seamen who connected New Granada’s Caribbean coasts with Spanish and non-Spanish territories in the Caribbean and the Atlantic world. Focusing on two specific types of sailors...
... of British informal empire in Latin America. The second presents the proposals of Jamaican planters and merchants to overcome the economic crisis produced by the American Revolution. The third turns to the analysis of alleged and real threats of British invasion of Caribbean New Granada. The fourth examines...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... of British informal empire in Latin America. The second presents the proposals of Jamaican planters and merchants to overcome the economic crisis produced by the American Revolution. The third turns to the analysis of alleged and real threats of British invasion of Caribbean New Granada. The fourth examines...
... preconceived notions about the existence of isolated Spanish, British, and French imperial spheres. The chapter is organized in two sections. The first one examines the trajectories of seamen who connected New Granada’s Caribbean coasts with Spanish and non-Spanish territories in the Caribbean and the Atlantic...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... This chapter critically surveys the mid-1990s moment in which the populist irreverence of the Young British Artist phenomenon attracted attention, especially through the 1997 Sensation exhibition, even though it was not widely understood that the self-parodying Britishness put on display...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... that history serve for him? This chapter argues that the answers to these questions can be found by looking outside of The Black Jacobins and James and exploring a wider intellectual tradition in the colonial British West Indies which James was connected to long before he left Trinidad. Caribbean...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
...Global Modernities This chapter accompanied a 1995 exhibition that curated black British artists’ responses to mid-twentieth-century African studio portraits by Seydou Keïta in Mali and Mama Casset in Senegal. With close attention to stylistic choices that reflect the agency...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... in the early twentieth century, focusing especially on interwar Shanghai, China. Cigarettes and jazz were both big business in Shanghai and they spun together to the fast beats of global capitalism and imperialism. The British American Tobacco Company made China its largest outpost by the 1920s; Shanghai held...