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8%OFFMoore, Brian L.; Johnson, Michele A. - Neither Led Nor Driven - 9789766401542 - V9789766401542
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Neither Led Nor Driven

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Description for Neither Led Nor Driven Paperback. An examination of the cultural evolution of the Jamaican people after the explosive uprising at Morant Bay in 1865. For the first time, the specific methods used by British imperial legislators to inculcate order, control and identity in the local society are described and analysed. Num Pages: 350 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KJWJ; 3JH; 3JJC; 3JJF; HBTB; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 168 x 31. Weight in Grams: 696.
An examination of the cultural evolution of the Jamaican people after the explosive uprising at Morant Bay in 1865. For the first time, the specific methods used by British imperial legislators to inculcate order, control and identity in the local society are described and analysed. The authors compellingly and convincingly demontrate that Great Britain deliberately built a "new society in Jamaica founded on principles of Victorian Christian morality and British Imperial ideology". This resulted in a sustained attack on everything that was perceived to be of African origin and the glorification of Christian piety, Victorian mores, and a Eurocentric "idealized" ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of the West Indies Press Jamaica
Number of pages
350
Condition
New
Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
ISBN
9789766401542
SKU
V9789766401542
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About Moore, Brian L.; Johnson, Michele A.
Brian L. Moore is Senior Lecturer in History, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. He has published several articles and books including Race, Power and Social Segmentation in Colonial Society and Cultural Power, Resistance and Pluralism: Guyana, 1838-1900. Patrick Bryan is Professor of History, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. His publications include The Jamaican People, 1880-1902 and ... Read more

Reviews for Neither Led Nor Driven
One of the highly commendable aspects of this work is its cosmopolitan inclusion and equitable treatment of all the major ethnic groups that interacted, often in contradictory ways, to contribute to the singular quality of a complex Jamaican culture in the early twentieth century. The book is critical for those interested in the history of Jamaica and the British West ... Read more

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