A radical egalitarian vision of the transatlantic, creole roots of American public education
The first cultural history of African, Asian, and Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom from 1948 to the present
Uses comparative narratives to explore the dualism between marginalization and the desire for roots within a rooted identity
An anthology by Cuban and Cuban-American writers, artists, and scholars celebrating a new era of restored relations between Cuba and the U.S.
An ethnography of music and dance exploring the economic, social, and ideological constraints under which social classes and racial groups interact
Collected essays exploring the origins and evolution of music and dance in Afro-Atlantic culture
Caribbean popular culture—including cricket, carnival, beauty pageants, and calypso—sheds light on the evolving cultural politics of the region
Caribbean novelist George Lamming's classic novel of magic, politics, and cultural identity
A new edition of the extraordinary autobiography of a black woman who escaped slavery in the West Indies
A major work by this prominent Caribbean author and philosopher, available for the first time in English
Weaves a story of statecraft and law making, of power and the construction of identity
A fresh and detailed account of everyday culture on one Caribbean island.
This prize-winning novel looks beyond Caribbean beaches and into the heart of a people and their struggle
Views the tumultuous history and political struggles of the peoples of the Caribbean through the works of novelist George Lamming
A compelling and intricate novel of emigration and the effects of colonialism on a people
Poetry of personal and political vibrancy by a contemporary Caribbean writer
An examination of the effects of colonialism on those who are held in check
An autobiographical novel of race and class by one of the leading Black writers of the 20th century
Oral histories reveal the attitudes and emotions associated with emigration and return.
A study of marriage patterns in 19th-century Cuba