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Published: 15 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392071-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9207-1
Published: 10 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374626-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7462-6
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
...5Security Aesthetics and Po liti cal Community Formation in Kingston, Jamaica Rivke Jaffe To those unfamiliar with Downtown Kingston, its inner- city neighborhoods gang territory where criminal dons are in charge often appear to be chaotic, dangerous, and lawless areas. If outsiders cannot...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-056
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...203 Traveling from Kingston to Montego Bay Herbert de Lisser Herbert George de Lisser (1878 1944) was an influential early twentieth- century Ja- maican voice. Journalist, novelist, short story writer, editor, and political commen- tator, de Lisser was extraordinarily prolific. Born in Falmouth...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-085
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...312 Cancer in West Kingston Edward Seaga This controversial 1966 radio broadcast by Edward Seaga, who at that time was jlp minister for development and welfare and later served as prime minister (1980 1989), speaks to the emergence of political violence between supporters of Jamaica s two main...
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398516-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9851-6
Series: New Americanists
Published: 11 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395737-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9573-7
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
Published: 10 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374626-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7462-6
Book Chapter

By Deborah A. Thomas
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-084
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
... pregnant during the incursion, and her two sons were taken out of the house by the police on Tuesday morning. They didn t return until Friday, and she almost didn t recognize them. Photograph by Varun Baker, 24 × 36 in., on display in Bearing Witness: Four Days in West Kingston, Penn Museum of Archaeology...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-134
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...487 Suggestions for Further Reading General Works Alleyne, Mervyn. Roots of Jamaican Culture. London: Pluto, 1988. Arbell, Mordehay. The Portuguese Jews of Jamaica. Kingston: Canoe Press, 2000. Besson, Jean. Martha Brae s Two Histories: European Expansion and Caribbean Culture- Building in Jamaica...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-113
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...414 Tragedy in Tivoli W. Earl Witter and Livern Barrett This pair of readings provides two perspectives on the May 2010 military incursion in Tivoli Gardens, an inner- city community in West Kingston which was both a jlp stronghold and a garrison community dominated by the Shower Posse gang...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-22
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... significant Jamaican intuitive (self- taught) painters. As a young man he worked in Panama, Costa Rica, and Cuba before returning to work as a barber in Kingston. Dunkley s work is distinguished by an originality in form and color. His paintings feature a darker, more surreal rendering of the Jamaican...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-493
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534 2000 (Kingston: Ian Randle, 2005), 15 17, 21 22, 30 32. Slavery in Spanish Jamaica, by Francisco Morales Padrón, from Spanish Jamaica, trans. Patrick E. Bryan (Kingston: Ian Randle, 2003), 153 156. A Description of Spanish Jamaica, by Francisco Marques de Villalobos...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-055
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...199 The 1907 Earthquake Dick Chislett On 14 January 1907 an earthquake devastated Kingston and its surroundings, reduc- ing much of the city to rubble and killing at least eight hundred people. The earth- quake was the worst natural disaster to hit the island in over a century, reminiscent...
... to Guantánamo, Cuba. 22 March Garvey arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, from Santiago, Cuba; delivers speech at Collegiate Hall. 23 March Garvey addresses mass meeting at Ward Theatre in Kingston, in which he denounces local...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-077
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... persecution of members of the movement, along with wider social measures such as the provision of housing, sanitation, and other services to low- income com- munities in Kingston. The UCwI was invited by Ras Tafari Brethren to tell the public what the movement stands for, how it is organised, and what...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-086
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
..., replete with the largest speakers anyone had seen, the House of Joy. Sound systems now began to proliferate in the Kingston area and to spread to the country parishes. Most of these sets were built by Jones and two technicians, Fred Stanford and Jacky Eastwood, whom he trained. When Hurricane Charlie...
Book Chapter

By Deborah A. Thomas
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007449-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0744-9
...References Archives Bodleian Library, Oxford University Mona Macmillan Papers Government of Jamaica (goj), Kingston Cabinet Submissions Parliamentary Budget Records, 1960 70 Department of Housing Annual Reports, 1963 69 Jamaica National Archives, Spanish Town Norman Manley Papers Pinnacle...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-069
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... an old acquaintance of His Excellency. The party was accompanied by Mr. Burkley, who made the introductions. The rest of the day was occupied with the arrangements for the sailing of the Lady Secretary for Kingston, Jamaica. It was the 11th, the day dawns warm and fair; everybody is in a bustle...