The Problem of Freedom
Problem of Race, Labour and Politics in Jamaica and Britain, 1832-1938
By (author) Thomas C. Holt
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Problem of Freedom by Thomas C. Holt
Book Description"A spirited and absorbing history of emancipation, oppression, and rebellion in the British empire."--C. Vann Woodward. "Holt greatly extends and deepens our understanding of the emancipation experience when, for just over a century, the people of Jamaica struggled to achieve their own vision of freedom and autonomy against powerful conservative forces."--David Barry Gaspar.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801842917
(229mm x 152mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas C. Holt
Children of Fire, Hardback (March 2012)
Ordinary people do not experience history as it is taught by historians. The same people who lived through the Civil War and the eradication of slavery also dealt with the hardships of Reconstruction, so why do we almost always treat them separately? This title challenges this convention to tell the story of generations of African Americans.
Meadowland, Paperback (March 2005)
The fifth historical novel from the acclaimed author Thomas Holt - an innovative, challenging and wonderfully entertaining writer of historical fiction.
Problem of Race in the Twenty-First Century, Paperback (April 2002)» View all books by Thomas C. Holt
An analysis of the changing circumstances of race and racism. This book questions the simultaneous veneration of black celebrities in politics, popular culture and sport, with the diminishing of the average African-American citizen in modern society.
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