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Volume 54, Issue 1
Article 1:
Re-Contextualizing Mortality Rates and Population Trends of Enslaved Africans in Antigua
Article 2:
The Rev. E. Ethelred Brown and the Harlem Renaissance, 1920–2020
Article 3:
To Cross the Ocean: René Depestre, Anticolonial Writing, and Global Francophone Radicalism
Article 4:
The West Indian Press and Public: Concepts of Regionalism and Federation, 1944–1946

Volume 53, Issue 2
Article 1:
Introduction: Histories of Childhood in the Caribbean – New Perspectives and Methodologies
Article 2:
“Una niña humilde y de color”: Sources for the History of an Afro-Puerto Rican Childhood
Article 3:
Youthfulness as a Disability: Poor Relief, Children’s Labour and the Maxfield Park Children’s Home, 1918–1938
Article 4:
Ciudad Romero: The Salvadoran Refugee Family and Panamanian Statecraft under the Torrijos Regime

Volume 53 Issue 1
Article 1:
“Being at a Feast and Drinking to Excess”: Hospitality and Patriarchal Manhood in Early Barbados
Article 2:
Maroon Emancipationists: Dominica’s Africans and Igbos in the Age of Revolution, 1763–1814
Article 3:
“Slavery wears the mildest Aspect”: Imagining Mastery and Emancipation in Bermuda’s House of Assembly
Article 4:
“A Very Curious Game”: The Racialized Public Diplomacy of Toussaint Louverture in the United States
Article 5:
Antonia Sáez Torres and Colonial Education in Early Twentieth-Century Puerto Rico
Article 6:
First Day Covers: A Visual Archive of Caribbean History and Heritage
Article 7:
Brimstone, Sea and Sand: The Historical Archaeology of the Port of Sandy Point and Its Anchorage

Volume 52, Issue 2
Article 1:
Between Sovereignty and Belonging Women’s Legal Testimonies in Nineteenth-Century Haiti
Article 2:
St Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Trinidad A West Indian Church Building in Its Local and Imperial Contexts, 1815–1967
Article 3:
Presbyterian Homes for Indian Girls in Trinidad, 1890–1912 Continuity and Change
Article 4:
Insanity and Society in 1870s Barbados
Article 5:
Testing Boundaries The NAACP and the Caribbean, 1910–1930

Volume 52, Issue 1
Article 1:
“The High and Conspicuous Ground” The Logic of Immediate Emancipation and the Politics of the Decision of 1834
Article 2:
Roads, Railways and the Language of Politics
Article 3:
Marcus Garvey’s The Black Star Line Hopes, Dreams, and the S.S. Yarmouth

Volume 51, Issue 2
Article 1:
Failure to Show Reverence to the Dead: Death and Dying in Late Eighteenth-Century Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Article 2:
“They Are Delighted to Dance for Themselves”: Deconstructing Intimacies – Moreau de Saint-Méry’s “Danse” and the Spectre of Black Female Sexuality in Colonial Saint Domingue
Article 3:
Jamaica Before and After October 1865: A Laywoman’s Views

Volume 51, Issue 1
Article 1:
“What Virtue Unites, Death Cannot Separate”: The Trials of Early Freemasonry in Jamaica, 1739–1800
Article 2:
African Diaspora Sailors from Latin America and the Caribbean in the Union Civil War Navy: Another Migration
Article 3:
Three Residents’ Perspectives: St Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago, in the First Half of the Twentieth Century
Article 4:
The Caribbean Reparation Movement and British Slavery Apologies: An Appraisal

Volume 50, Issue 2
Article 1:
Precursors to Morant Bay: The Pattern of Popular Protest in Post-Emancipation Jamaica (1834–1865)
Article 2:
The Morant Bay Rebellion and Cainhoy Riot: Racial Authenticity and Emancipation in Comparative Perspective
Article 3:
The Caribbean Career of John Willis Menard
Article 4:
Literary and Performative Culture in 1860s Jamaica
Article 5:
Punishment, Discipline and Agency in the Government Reformatory in Colonial Jamaica, 1869–1885

Volume 50, Issue 1
Article 1:
Surviving the Suppression: The Significance of Witnesses’ Testimonies before the Jamaica Royal Commission of 1866
Article 2:
Samuel Ward and the Gordon Rebellion
Article 3:
Trinidad and Morant Bay
Article 4:
The Morant Bay Rebellion, British Colonial Policy, and Travelling Ideas about Haiti

Volume 49, Issue 2
Article 1:
New World Slavery and the Natural Rights Debate
Article 2:
Toussaint Louverture’s Captivity at Fort de Joux
Article 3:
Gradations of Freedom: The Maroons of Jamaica, 1798–1821
Article 4:
Aged, Decrepit and Destitute: Poor Relief and Health Care in the Bahamas, 1810–1910

Volume 49, Issue 1
Article 1:
Jamaica Planter Women and the Challenges of Plantation Management
Article 2:
Black Voters and Jewish Politicians: Electoral Politics in Three Jamaican Parishes, Kingston, Portland and St Mary in the Post-slavery Period
Article 3:
Historiography of Indians in the Caribbean
Article 4:
Beyond the Great Depression: Business Practices and the Barbados Revolt of 1937

Volume 47, Issue 2
Article 1:
John Blagrove of Cardiff Hall, St Ann Jamaica, 1753–1824
Article 2:
The Teaching Religious Orders and Slave Emancipation in Martinique
Article 3:
Feeding Sharks Their Blood: A Historical Overview of the Diplomacy of Haitian Leaders, US Diplomats and American Smugglers during the Revolution of 1888–1889
Article 4:
The People’s Progressive Movement and the Black Star Newspaper in Barbados: Their Ideology and Official Reaction to It

Volume 47, Issue 1
Article 1:
Boom and Bust in Jamaica’s Coffee Industry, 1790–1835
Article 2:
Rebel with a Cause: The Fall and Rise of Abbé Samuel Power
Article 3:
A West Indian Lobbyist in England: The Campaign of Dr Hyacinth B. Morgan on behalf of the British West Indies, 1919–1955
Article 4:
“To the Scandal of the Public”: Sexual Misconduct and Clashing Patriarchies in 1930s Dominica, British West Indies
Article 5:
Obituary for Mary Turner

Volume 46, Issue 2
Article 1:
Recovering the Fugitive History of Marronage in Saint Domingue, 1770–1791
Article 2:
Buckra Justice: The Vicissitudes of the Court System and the Role of Judges in Post-Emancipation Jamaica (1834–1865)
Article 3:
“Now We Know”: The Trial of Roger Mais and Public Opinion in Jamaica, 1944
Article 4:
The Emergence and Evolution of Chinese Associations in Trinidad

Volume 46, Issue 1
Article 1:
Jubilees: How Trinidad and Tobago Remembered Victoria’s Jubilees, the Jubilee of Emancipation, and the Centenary of British Rule
Article 2:
White Negroes, Black Hebrews and the Anti-Imperialist Narratives of Theophilus Scholes
Article 3:
Richard B. Moore and the Caribbean “Awaymen” Network
Article 4:
“But Darkness Is a Subject of History”: The Development of African Studies in Barbados (West Indies) in an Age of Globalization

Volume 45, Issue 2
Article 1:
Pirates, Black Sailors and Seafaring Slaves in the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1716–1726
Article 2:
Did Slavery Really Matter in the Cayman Islands?
Article 3:
Learning, Loving and Living in Early Twentieth-Century Suriname: The Movement of People and Ideas from East to West
Article 4:
Ojos Que No Ven: The Communist Party, Caribbean Migrants and the Communist International in Costa Rica in the 1920s and 1930s

Volume 45, Issue 1
Article 1:
The Failure of Mid-Nineteenth-Century Liberalism in Yucatán, 1855–1876
Article 2:
Racism in the Twentieth Century: A Call for New Epistemologies
Article 3:
Where the Country Meets the Town: Spanish Town, Jamaica, and the Urban Roles of an Inland West Indian Town
Article 4:
Capitalizing on Avenues for Financial Autonomy: Women in the Commercial Activities of Nineteenth-Century Bridgetown, Barbados
Article 5:
Thoroughly Tested and Carefully Tried: Cane Culture, Agricultural Technology and Environmental Change in Nineteenth-Century Guyana

Volume 44, Issue 2
Article 1:
H.G. and Haiti: An Analysis of Herbert G. DeLisser’s “Land of Revolutions”
Article 2:
The Ramayana in Trinidad: A Socio-Historical Perspective
Article 3:
Slavery and African Identity Patterns in Eighteenth-Century Cuba: Some Directions
Article 4:
Confined Spaces, Constrained Bodies: Land, Labour and the 1836 Emigration Act of Barbados

Volume 44, Issue 1
Article 1:
Caribbean Bedlam: The Development of the Lunatic Asylum System in Britain’s West Indian Colonies, 1838–1914
Article 2:
The Indian Sea Voyage between India and the Caribbean during the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century
Article 3:
Kay Donnellan, Irishwoman, and Radicalism in Trinidad, 1938–1941
Article 4:
The Pain of Remembrance: Interview with Lodewijk Alphonsus Maria Lou Lichtveld (a.k.a. Albert Helman) Suriname Intellectual and Activist
Article 5:
The Other CM: Catholic Missionary Outreach to the Indians of Trinidad in the Nineteenth Century

Volume 43, Issue 2
Article 1:
Resistance to Enslavement and Oppression in Trinidad, 1802–1849
Article 2:
The Hope Palimpsest: Liguanea Plain, St Andrew, Jamaica
Article 3:
Complexities of Race, Class and Gender in Reconstructing Identities: Afro-Cuban and Afro-American Immigrant Oppositional Strategies to Racism in the Twentieth Century
Article 4:
An Overlooked Dimension: The Emigration of Barbadian Labourers to Suriname in the Nineteenth Century
Article 5:
A Reassessment of the Provision of Food to Enslaved Persons, with Special Reference to Salted Cod in Barbados

Volume 43, Issue 1
Article 1:
Vernacular Houses and Domestic Material Culture on Barbadian Sugar Plantations, 1640–1838
Article 2:
Demystifying Bay Street: Black Tuesday and the Radicalization of Bahamian Politics in the 1960s
Article 3:
Harnessing a Critical Resource: Black West Indian Migration to Puerto Rico during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Article 4:
Naming and History: Aspects of the Historiography of Belize
Article 5:
“A betrayal of the cause of colonial people the world over”: The British Caribbean against Cheddi Jagan

Volume 42, Issue 2
Article 1:
“Drunk and Disorderly”: Alcoholism and the Search for Morality in Jamaica, 1865–1920
Article 2:
Les Frères Unis (The United Brothers’ Lodge): The French Touch in Trinidad
Article 3:
The Other Side of Indo-Caribbean Indenture: Landownership, Remittances and Re-migration 1838–1920
Article 4:
The Native Baptist Church’s Political Role in Jamaica: Alexander Bedward’s Trial for Sedition
Article 5:
“There Is No City Here, but a Desert”: The Contours of City Life in 1673 San Juan
Article 6:
The Most Cruel and Revolting Crimes: The Treatment of the Mentally Ill in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Jamaica

Volume 42, Issue 1
Article 1:
Why an Atlantic Slave Trade?
Article 2:
The Slave Trade from the British Cameroons Area of the Nigerian Hinterland: Some Historical and Historiographical Issues
Article 3:
Intra-American and Caribbean Destinations and Transit Points for the Slave Trade
Article 4:
The African Maafa: The Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on Western Africa
Article 5:
Changing Metropolitan Attitudes to the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Article 6:
Amazing Grace? Revisiting the Issue of the Abolitionists
Article 7:
Women and the Abolition Campaign in the African Atlantic

Volume 41, Issue 1 and 2
Article 1:
Rock Hall, St Thomas: A Free Village in Barbados
Article 2:
The “Race Card” and the Rise to Power of the Progressive Liberal Party in the Bahamas
Article 3:
“I’se a Man”: Political Awakening and the 1942 Riot in the Bahamas
Article 4:
Catholic Schools and the Education Department of the University College of the West Indies
Article 5:
You Pay for What You Get: The U.S. Virgin Islands, 1917–1936
Article 6:
The 1823 Guyana Slave Rebellion: A Collective Action Reconsideration
Article 7:
East Indians and Politics in Grenada, 1960–2003
Article 8:
Recovering the Lost: Efforts at Reuniting Victims of Forced Separation after 1834. Some Case Studies from Jamaica, 1834–1860
Article 9:
The African Blood Brotherhood: From Caribbean Nationalism to Communism

Volume 40, Issue 2
Article 1
Diseases and Medical Disabilities of Enslaved Barbadians, from the Seventeenth Century to around 1838 (Part II)
Article 2
Health Conditions on Selected Plantations in Jamaica in the Early Nineteenth Century
Article 3
Water and Related Issues in Nineteenth-Century Trinidad
Article 4
Morenos and Pardos (Blacks and Mulattos) and the Defence of Cuba: 1511 to the First War of Independence (1868–1878)
Article 5
The Role of Women in the British Anti-Slavery Campaigns
Article 6
Return Migration of Indentured East Indians from the Caribbean to India 1838–1920

Volume 40, Issue 1
Article 1
Diseases and Medical Disabilities of Enslaved Barbadians, from the Seventeenth Century to around 1838 (Part I)
Article 2
Public History, Landmarks and Decolonization in Trinidad
Article 3
Imagining Womanhood in Early Twentieth-Century Rural Afro-Jamaica
Article 4
The Chaguaramas Affair in Trinidad and Tobago: An Intellectual Reassessment
Article 5
Centring the City in the Amelioration of Slavery in Trinidad, 1824–1834
Article 6
Forging “Caribbeanness”: Cuban Insurgents, Race and Politics in the Turks and Caicos Islands, 1878–1880

Volume 39, Issue 2
Article 1
Beyond United States Hegemony: Colombia’s Persistent Role in the Shaping and Reshaping of Panama
Article 2
Revolts Among Enslaved Africans in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A New Look to an Old Problem
Article 3
Forbidden Fruit: Pro-Slavery Attitudes Towards Enslaved Women’s Sexuality and Interracial Sex
Article 4
A Comparison of the Colonial Laws of Jamaica under Governor Thomas Lynch 1681–1684 with Those Enumerated in the John Taylor Manuscript of 1688
Article 5
British Guiana’s Contribution to the British War Effort, 1939–1945
Article 6
Gender and Marronage in the Caribbean

Volume 39, Issue 1
Article 1
Belonging and Unbelonging: The Impact of Migration on Discourses of Identity in Jamaican History
Article 2
Exploring the Marine Plantation: An Historical Investigation of the Barbados Fishing Industry
Article 3
The Colonial Origins of English Wealth: The Harewoods of Yorkshire
Article 4
Charitable Trusts in Barbados: Notes for a Research Project
Article 5
La Presse Sportive dans les Antilles Françaises
Article 6
A Multi-Functional Space: The Uses of Rituals Among Enslaved and Freed Afro-Caribbean Peoples
Article 7
Refining “Bajan” Identity, 1930–1980

Volume 38, Issue 2
Article 1
Obeah: Healing and Protection in West Indian Slave Life
Article 2
A Business of Philanthropy: The Montserrat Company, 1856-1961
Article 3
The French Guiana-Suriname Boundary Dispute at the Itany-Marouini Triangle
Article 4
Reconstructing the Saladoid Religion of Trinidad and Tobago
Article 5
Spirits and Spirituality: Enslaved Persons and Alcohol in West Africa and the British and French Caribbean
Article 6
A Comparison of Laws Importing and Regulating the Servants of Virginia and Jamaica in the Seventeenth Century

Volume 38, Issue 1
Article 1
Women in the Grenada Revolution 1979-1983
Article 2
Lady Nugent and Tom Cringle on the Veranda: Early Nineteenth-Century Observations on a Caribbean Architectural Feature
Article 3
Corsican Traders at Saint Thomas, Crossroads of the Caribbean
Article 4
Early Stirrings of Black Nationalism in Colonial Jamaica: Alexander Bedward of the Jamaica Native Baptist Free Church 1889-1921
Article 5
Creating Worlds: A Study of Mutuality and Financing among African Guyanese, 1800s-1950s
Article 6
Eric Williams and Public Service Reform

Volume 37 Issue 2
Article 1
St George’s Cay: Genesis of the British Settlement of Belize – Anglo-Spanish Rivalry
Article 2
Regulation of the Commercial Banking Sector in the British West Indies, 1837-1961
Article 3
A “Receptacle of Our Worst Convicts”: Bermuda, the Chatham Prison Riots and the Transportation of Violence
Article 4
Skin Colour as a Tool of Regulation and Power in the Danish West Indies in the Eighteenth Century
Article 5
Eric Williams, the Bibliophile and Scholar

Volume 37 Issue 2
Article 1
Moving Memories: Joaquin Vara de Rey and Spanish History-Crafting in Cuba, 1898-1931
Article 2
Decolonizing Cuba: Public Culture and Nationalism in the Years “Between Empires”, 1898-1902
Article 3
Perceiving Populism: United States Imperialism and the Paradox of Labour Struggle in Cuba, 1906-1909
Article 4
“Dear President Machado”: Colono Nationalism During Cuba’s Turbulent 1920s and 1930s

Volume 36, Issue 2
Article 1
Richard B. Sheridan: The Making of a Caribbean Economic Historian
Article 2
Christian Morality in “Heathen” Jamaica: The American Missionary Association and the Case of Dr. Hyde, 1847-1858
Article 3
Gender, Education and Political Volitions of Barbadians: Perceptions Toward Regional Integration with Special Reference to the Barbado-OECS Initiative
Article 4
According to the Law: Women’s Property Rights in Bridgetown, Barbados, 1800-1834
Article 5
Freemasonry in Barbados Before 1914: The Limits of Brotherhood
Article 6
The Three Fades of Post-Emancipation Migration in Martinique, 1848-1865

Volume 36, Issue 1
Article 1
Three Slaveholders in the Antilles: Saint-Domingue, Martinique and Jamaica
Article 2
From Surinam to the Holocaust: Anton de Kom, a Political Migrant
Article 3
“Race Men”: The Pan-African Struggles of William Galwey Donovan and Theophilus Albert Marryshow for Political Change on Grenada, 1884-1925
Article 4
Education and Socialization among the Indo-Muslims of Trinidad, 1917-1969
Article 5
Credibility, Domestic Politics and Presidential Decision-making: William J. Clinton’s 1994 Invasion of Haiti