Saturday, February 27, 2016

The Folk Culture of the Slaves in Jamaica

Brathwaite, Edward, The folk culture of the slaves in Jamaica, London: New Beacon Books, 1970.

From the George Padmore Institute:
This book sets out in concise terms Brathwaite’s historical argument for the fundamental link between black African cultures and Caribbean folk culture. It makes the case for a productive, synthesised culture emerging from the depravity of transatlantic slavery, a thesis which has since been reiterated and developed widely in work by Paul Gilroy, Stuart Hall and many others.

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