Sunday, February 19, 2017

Crisis in the British West Indies

Washington, S. Walter, Crisis in the British West Indies, New York: Foreign Affairs, July 1960.

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At a time when so many of the colored peoples of the world are demanding and gaining their independence from colonial rule, it is something of an anomaly to find a people who, having taken a second look, are not sure they want it so quickly or in the way it was planned. This is what has happened on the island of Jamaica, one of the principal units in the Federation of the West Indies.

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