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How Britain Underdeveloped the Caribbean: A Reparation Response to Europe’s Legacy of Plunder and Poverty

by Hilary McD. Beckles

“The modern Caribbean economy was invented, structured and managed by European states for one purpose: to achieve maximum wealth extraction to fuel and sustain their national financial, commercial and industrial transformation.” So begins How Britain Underdeveloped the Caribbean: A Reparation Response to Europe’s Legacy of Plunder and Poverty as Hilary McD. Beckles continues the groundbreaking work he began in Britain’s Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide.

 

King Yellowman
by Brent Hagerman

Jamaican deejay Yellowman divided a country with his bawdy songs and his very body: he has been wildly popular among dancehall fans, yet widely despised by polite society. Even though his contribution to Jamaican musical culture is immense, scholars have ignored him and reggae histories have largely misunderstood him.

This book is a critical biography designed to satisfy fans while furthering academic discourse on dancehall by offering a new perspective on the way Yellowman negotiates the slackness/culture binary in Jamaican music.

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Volume 7 Issue 1

Interviewing the Caribbean
Volume 7 Issue 1
Caribbean Music

Editor: Opal Palmer Adisa
Guest Editor: Meagan Sylvester

Featuring:

  • Womanhood, Femininity and Gender Justice in Trinidad and Tobago Music by Meagan Sylvester
  • Buju Banton, the Caring, Vulnerable Lover by Melville Cooke
  • Two Jazz Artistes, One Love: A Sax & a Song: Anthony Woodroffe Jr., Jazz Saxophonist & Vaughnette Bigford, Jazz Vocalist by Georgia Alexander

and so much more.

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One Thousand Eyes

Barbara Lalla

In One Thousand Eyes, a ragged troop of abandoned children fights to survive on a devastated Caribbean island. Eleven-year-old Myche marshals them out of the small sanctuary that is no longer safe, on a treacherous journey through destroyed cities and ravaged landscapes. In mountains and grottos, and in brackish wastelands of mangrove and floating grasses, the children face danger from the harsh environment and its inhabitants, as well as from intruders who hunt them ruthlessly. But a well-ordered and comfortable landing may pose the greatest threat of all.

A coming-of-age tale for readers of Caribbean fiction and world literature, speculative writing and eco-fiction, One Thousand Eyes, set amid the dark forces of a chillingly possible world, is ultimately about resilience, love, courage and the power of storytelling.

Journal of Law, Governance and Society
Volume 4
Evolution of the Law: Paving the Road to Development
Edited by Dr. Shazeeda Ali

Featuring:

  • The Right to Development: “The Alpha and Omega of Rights” by Ramona Biholar
  • Stepped in Blood: Violence and Its Impact on the Criminal Justice System in Jamaica by Jeremy Taylor
  • The Protection and Role of Victims in a Criminal Trial: Lessons Learned from the International Criminal Courts by Holly Scott-Mason

and so much more.

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The UWI Quality Education Forum
Open Access Journal
Volume 25

This volume features:

  • FIRST PERSON: COVID-19 and the “New” University Reality by Eldon V. Birthwright
  • Evaluation of Emergency Remote Teaching and Learning in the MBBS Programme, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Mona – Students’ Perspectives by Russell Pierre, Helen Trotman, and Andrea Garbutt
  • Exploring Strategies for Assuring the Integrity of Remote Online Assessments by Ricardo Anderson

and many more

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Achieving Excellence: Caribbean Soccer Coaching Manual by Roland Butcher

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