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Author Puri, Shalini.

Title The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (159 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 Legacies Left; recovered histories; 2 Resonances of Revolution: Grenada, Suriname, Guyana; 3 Are You a Bolshevik or a Menshevik? Mimicry, Alienation and Confusion in the Grenada Revolution; articles; 4 The Cuban Revolution and the Caribbean: Civil Society, Culture and International Relations; 5 The Content of Socialism in Cuba Today; 6 Post-Grenada, Post-Cuba, Postcolonial: Rethinking Revolutionary Discourse in Dionne Brand's In Another Place, Not Here; 7 Maps
8 History, Decolonization and the Making of Revolution: Reflections on Writing the Popular History of the Jamaican Events of 19389 Revolutionary Praxis in a Post-Neoliberal Era: Media Associations and the New Coalitional Politics in Venezuela; 10 Technification, Sweetification, Treatyfication: Politics of the Caribbean-EU Economic Partnership Agreement; 11 Shifting the Ground Beneath Us: Social Reproduction, Grassroots Women's Organizing and the 2005 Floods in Guyana; 12 Guadeloupe is Ours: The Prefigurative Politics of the Mass Strike in the French Antilles
Summary The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such revolutionary projects and their afterlives, from their successes and their errors. It explores what struggles, currently underway in the Caribbean, share with these earlier and longer revolutionary traditions, and how they depart from them. It analyzes radical movements in Jamaica, Grenada, Cuba, V
Notes 13 Legacies Through the Lens: A Photo EssayIndex
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Subject Socialism -- Caribbean Area
Politics and government.
Caribbean Area -- Politics and government.
Caribbean Area.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317986490