Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean: Barbados, by Mary Chamberlain

By Mary Chamberlain

This unique and interesting publication examines the techniques of country construction within the British West Indies. It argues that kingdom development was once a extra advanced and messy affair, concerning men and women in more than a few social and cultural actions, in various migratory settings, inside a special geo-political context. Taking as a case examine Barbados which, within the Nineteen Thirties, used to be the main economically impoverished, racially divided, socially deprived and politically conservative of the British West Indian colonies, *Empire and nation-building* tells the messy, a number of tales of ways a colony stepped forward to a kingdom. it's the first ebook to inform either side of the independence tale and should be of curiosity to experts and non-specialists drawn to the historical past of Empire, the Caribbean, of de-colonisation and kingdom building.

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