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Gail Saunders-Smith - Bahamian Society After Emancipation - 9781558763135 - V9781558763135
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Bahamian Society After Emancipation

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Description for Bahamian Society After Emancipation Paperback. An examination of the social aspects of Bahamian society between the early-19th and mid-20th centuries, locating the Bahamas within the regional and historical context of the West Indies. It shows that the Bahamas' social development bears great similarities to other countries of the Caribbean. Num Pages: 220 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KJWB; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLL; HBLW; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. .
This book examines the social aspects of Bahamian society between the early 19th and mid-20th centuries, advancing our knowledge of Bahamian history and helping to locate the Bahamas within the regional and historical context of the West Indies. It shows how, despite the absence of sugar and a commercial rather than agricultural economy, the Bahamas' social development bears great similarities to other countries of the Caribbean in terms of the extreme poverty experienced, the oppressive socioeconomic conditions and acute racial and social divisions that developed in the post-emancipation era. The first part of the book details life and culture within ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Markus Wiener Pub
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
Weight
28g
Number of Pages
220
Place of Publication
Princeton, United States
ISBN
9781558763135
SKU
V9781558763135
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About Gail Saunders-Smith
Gail Saunders, Director of Archives of the Bahamas, is the author of numerous books including Islanders in the Stream: A History of the Bahamian People.

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