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Title Freedom [electronic resource] : retrospective and prospective / edited by Swithin R. Wilmot ; [contributors include Maureen Warner-Lewis and others].

Imprint Kingston ; Miami : Ian Randle Publishers, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (lxxiv, 280 pages) : illustrations, music
Note Papers presented at a conference held Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007, at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Emancipation : an unfinished story / Ruth Simmons -- Song as enactment of communal memory / Maureen Warner-Lewis -- 'A world only partly named' : knowledge of plants for therapeutic interventions in the early Cape Colony among the free and unfree / Geri Augusto -- A weh dem a go? The slave trade of Jamaica / Nadine Hunt -- The memorialisation of slavery and the slave trade in freedom narratives / Paul E. Lovejoy -- Africans in early English Jamaica : (1655-1700) the Akan-dominance myth / Silvia Kouwenberg -- Freedom and slavery in Maryse Condé's Moi, Tituba : from spiritual adaptation to universal magic / Sébastien Sacré -- Freedom Road : the empowerment of the enslaved population by the eighteenth century / Heather Cateau -- The nature of the Amerindian/European encounter and its impact on the Amerindians / Sister Mary Noel Menezes -- Marginality or activism : the Black male and the family in nineteenth-century Jamaica / Jenny Jemmott -- 'All that is buried is not dead' : public histories and legacies of slavery in post-apartheid Cape Town / Nick Shepherd -- The 1805 Haitian Constitution : the making of slave freedom in the Atlantic world / Anthony Bogues -- The legacies of the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans and human development challenges : the role of education / Sandra Gift -- Two hundred years since the abolition of the slave trade / Juline Francis-Gordon -- I remember because I am free : thoughts on the bicentennial celebration of the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade / Anne C. Bailey -- The Black resurrection : the Rastafari perspective / Yasus Afari -- Unfinished business : ignored voices / Carol Narcisse and and Judith Wedderburn -- Epilogue. Reparations for African enslavement : preparing the Caribbean case / Hilary McD. Beckles.
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Subject Slavery -- West Indies -- Congresses.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- West Indies -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Wilmot, Swithin R.
Warner-Lewis, Maureen.
Other Form: Print version: Freedom. Kingston ; Miami : Ian Randle Publishers, 2009 9766373892 (DLC) 2010500693 (OCoLC)436206123
ISBN 9789766376857 (electronic bk.)
9766376859 (electronic bk.)