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Caribbean Studies

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Reimagining the Educated Citizen

Creole Pedagogies in the Transatlantic World, 1685-1896

A radical egalitarian vision of the transatlantic, creole roots of American public education

Mongrel Nation

Diasporic Culture and the Making of Postcolonial Britain

The first cultural history of African, Asian, and Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom from 1948 to the present

Queer Roots for the Diaspora

Ghosts in the Family Tree

Uses comparative narratives to explore the dualism between marginalization and the desire for roots within a rooted identity

Bridges to Cuba/Puentes a Cuba

An anthology by Cuban and Cuban-American writers, artists, and scholars celebrating a new era of restored relations between Cuba and the U.S.

Rebel Dance, Renegade Stance

Timba Music and Black Identity in Cuba

An ethnography of music and dance exploring the economic, social, and ideological constraints under which social classes and racial groups interact

Rhythms of the Afro-Atlantic World

Rituals and Remembrances

Collected essays exploring the origins and evolution of music and dance in Afro-Atlantic culture

Cultural Conundrums

Gender, Race, Nation, and the Making of Caribbean Cultural Politics

Caribbean popular culture—including cricket, carnival, beauty pageants, and calypso—sheds light on the evolving cultural politics of the region

Season of Adventure

Caribbean novelist George Lamming's classic novel of magic, politics, and cultural identity

The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave, Related by Herself

Revised Edition

Revised Edition

A new edition of the extraordinary autobiography of a black woman who escaped slavery in the West Indies

Poetics of Relation

A major work by this prominent Caribbean author and philosopher, available for the first time in English

Recharting the Caribbean

Land, Law, and Citizenship in the British Virgin Islands

Weaves a story of statecraft and law making, of power and the construction of identity

The Parish behind God's Back

The Changing Culture of Rural Barbados

A fresh and detailed account of everyday culture on one Caribbean island.

You Alone Are Dancing

This prize-winning novel looks beyond Caribbean beaches and into the heart of a people and their struggle

Caliban's Curse

George Lamming and the Revisioning of History

Views the tumultuous history and political struggles of the peoples of the Caribbean through the works of novelist George Lamming

The Emigrants

A compelling and intricate novel of emigration and the effects of colonialism on a people

Selected Poems

Poetry of personal and political vibrancy by a contemporary Caribbean writer

The Pleasures of Exile

An examination of the effects of colonialism on those who are held in check

In the Castle of My Skin

An autobiographical novel of race and class by one of the leading Black writers of the 20th century

Double Passage

The Lives of Caribbean Migrants Abroad and Back Home

Oral histories reveal the attitudes and emotions associated with emigration and return.

Marriage, Class and Colour in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

A Study of Racial Attitudes and Sexual Values in a Slave Society

A study of marriage patterns in 19th-century Cuba