I recently received a copy of volume 13 of The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers courtesy of its publisher, Duke University Press.1 Subtitled The Caribbean Diaspora: 1921–1922, this volume represents the third in the projected five of the Caribbean series of the larger edition. It brings to a close those volumes devoted to the Greater Caribbean, excepting Jamaica, which will be the separate focus of volumes 14 and 15. The Caribbean volumes are the finale to the overall publishing project of the Garvey papers. Inaugurated more than thirty years ago (memorably, volume 1 was published in 1983), the edition encompasses two earlier series: the seven volumes of the American series, tracing the evolution of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in North America, and the three volumes of the African series, covering the expansion of the Garvey movement in sub-Saharan...

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