Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2019

304 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620009

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Public Secrets

Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica

Henrice Altink

Liverpool University Press

Postcolonialism Across the Disciplines LUP

  • The first book to centralize racial practices and discourse in the pre- and post-independence Anglophone Caribbean
  • Addresses the widespread but little studied phenomenon of colourism in colonial and independent Anglophone Caribbean
  • Makes recommendations to break the silence on race and colour in the contemporary Anglophone Caribbean
  • Offers a novel perspective on Caribbean decolonization
  • Informed by Critical Race Theory

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