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Author St. Pierre, Maurice, author

Title Eric Williams and the anticolonial tradition : the making of a diasporan intellectual / Maurice St. Pierre
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Series New World Studies
New World studies.
Contents Colonialism in early twentieth-century Trinidad and Tobago : the Construction of a Socially Dishonored Status -- The construction of a socially dishonored status -- Life abroad : the academic intellectual and the struggle for credentialism -- The native son returns : the public intellectual and the quest for credibility -- In search of relevance : the movement intellectual and the "The University of Woodford Square" -- Exploiting the political opportunity structure : the emergence of the people's national movement party -- From pedantic visionary to elected politician -- The Bachacs confront the "hydra-head" of colonialism : the American presence in Trinidad and Tobago -- Caliban and the anti-colonial tradition -- Afterword: The head that wears the crown lies uneasy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Williams, Eric Eustace, 1911-1981 -- Political and social views.
Williams, Eric Eustace, 1911-1981.
Anti-imperialist movements -- Trinidad and Tobago -- History -- 20th century.
Historians -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Biography.
Prime ministers -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Biography.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813936853 (electronic bk.)
9780813936857 (electronic bk.)