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The University of the West Indies Press recognizes and respects the copyright and intellectual propertyrights of all rights holders. Prior written consent is required if you wish to reproduce any of ourcontent. A fee may be applicable when material held under copyright is reproduced or translated. The UWI Press publishes high-quality content in the following subject areas: Caribbean history,Caribbean literature, Caribbean cultural studies, media studies, economics, environmental studies,gender studies, sociology, psychology, education, biography/memoir and general interest. Our contentis available to publishers globally for the following purposes:

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For permission to use content from titles published by the University of the West Indies Press forpurposes such as photocopying and scanning within the Caribbean region, please contact:

The General Manager
17 Ruthven Road (Building 1)
Kingston 10, Jamaica
(876) 920-9444/754-8910
Email: [email protected]

For all other requests, please contact either of the undersigned:

Nadine D. Buckland
Rights and Permissions
The University of the West Indies Press
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Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876) 977-2659/702-4082
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Jennifer Schaper
Rights Agent JLS Literary Agency
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