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Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... THE MARCUS GARVEY AND UNIA PAPERS Robert Johnstone,1 Acting Colonial Secretary, Jamaica, to the Censor,2 Jamaica Colonial Secretary’s Office, Jamaica...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...introduction TROPICALIZATION The Aesthetics and Politics of Space in Jamaica and the Bahamas Our landscape is its own monument: its meaning can only be traced on the underside. It is all history. Edouard Glissant, Caribbean Discourse, 1989...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...chapter one FRAMING ‘‘THE NEW JAMAICA’’ Feasting on the Picturesque Tropical Landscape If you wish to understand that consoling pity with which the islands were regarded, look at the tinted engravings of Antillean forests, with their proper palm trees...
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394839-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9483-9
...6. The Trials of Inspector Thomas: Policing and Ethnography in Jamaica diana paton Recent studies of Afro-Atlantic culture have used the metaphor of the dialogue both to emphasize the complex processes at work in the cultural history of people of African descent in the Americas, and...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391395-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9139-5
...2 Transnational Homophobias 6 Not Quite Redemption Song LGBT-Hate in Jamaica Suzanne LaFont several years ago while I was living in Jamaica con- ducting research...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...chapter four DIVING INTO THE RACIAL WATERS OF BEACH SPACE IN JAMAICA Tropical Modernity and the Myrtle Bank Hotel’s Pool The Jamaica of the tourist brochures, the Paradise Island with blue mountains and white sands, and a climate which must be as near to...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... Jamaica Times [[Kingston, Jamaica, 19 May 1912]] LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE NEW FIELDS SOUGHT Sir,— Through the effort of Wm. Wilberforce, the...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
...-organizing his force! some will be sent in quest of new fields; strengthened with energy and reinforced by experience. But where? That is the question. Yours etc., UMBILLA Printed in the Jamaica Times, 15 June 1912...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... contests, and expressing dissatisfaction at the awards made at the recent Port Antonio contest. Printed in DG, 28 May 1913. Article in the Jamaica Times [Kingston, October 18, 1913] MAINLY ABOUT PERSONS [. . .] Mr...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... OCTOBER 1913 nent public figure in Jamaica (“The Parish of St. Thomas on the Eve of the Morant Bay Rebellion,” Jamaica Historical Society Bulletin 4 [September 1966]: 135–143; H. P. Jacobs, Sixty Years of Change, 1806–1866: Progress and Reaction in...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... THE MARCUS GARVEY AND UNIA PAPERS Article in the Jamaica Times [Kingston, February 7, 1914] JAMAICANS ABROAD Further letters from Mr. Marcus Garvey of this island now abroad tell of his...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... himself always as a separate and distinct unity of general humanity (Marcus Garvey, “The Pur- pose of Man’s Creation: The Negro’s Fullest Part,” BM 3 [November 1938]: 15). Sir William Henry Manning,1 Governor, Jamaica, to Lewis Harcourt,2 Secretary of State...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... landowner in Jamaica. He was a member of the privy and legislative councils, custos of the parish of St. Mary, chairman of the St. Mary Parochial Board, and a justice of the peace of St. Mary. He also served as vice president of the board of man- agement of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, chairman of...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-348
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
Published: 04 December 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383260-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8326-0
... After Slavery in Jamaica ᭢ Ever since the full abolition of slavery, in August 1838, observers and historians of the British colonies in the Caribbean have believed that one of the most dramatic and immediate social changes that took place...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... Since the 1990s, videographers wielding video cameras crowned with a bright white light have become fixtures in Jamaica’s dancehalls. Dancers will often compete in hopes of attracting the attention of the videographer and consequently the bright light from their video camera, which is described...
Published: 22 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389859-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8985-9
...TWO SEEKING IMPROVEMENT BEYOND JAMAICA he life stories related by the elder members of the Muir family served as Tfoundational stories that situated the family in the respectable layers of Jamaican society. This social position served as a point of departure for the siblings...
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
... mimi sheller Acting as Free Men: Subaltern Masculinities and Citizenship in Postslavery Jamaica Feminist theorists have recognized for some time that particular social con- structions of masculinity have been the unspoken central tenet of European and American models of democratic...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387596-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8759-6
...MODERN BLACKNESS Progress, ‘‘America and the Politics of Popular Culture in Jamaica deborah a. thomas This is a progressive tale, or rather a tale of progress redefined in Jamaica. Like most tales, it has its various twists and turns, but I am going to focus here on the beginning and end...
Published: 02 July 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383208-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8320-8
... Jamaica, in which they affirm, that they have known the narrator from his infancy, and that he ‘‘is steady, sober, industrious, of good moral character, and that his word may be relied upon Their names and the estates to which they belong, should be given, did I not know the consequences which would...