Building a Nation: Caribbean Federation in the Black Diaspora

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The initial push for a federation among British Caribbean colonies might have originated among the white elites, but the banner for federation was quickly picked up by Afro-Caribbean activists who saw in the possibility of a united West Indian nation a means of securing political power and more. In Building a Nation, Eric Duke moves beyond the narrow view of federation as only relevant to Caribbean and British imperial histories. By examining support for federation among many Afro-Caribbean and other black activists in and ...

Building a Nation: Caribbean Federation in the Black Diaspora 2015, University Press of Florida, Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813060231

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