Product DescriptionIn a panoramic study, Professor Benn systematize achieved for the first time, the elements that can be said to constitute the Caribbean intellectual tradition from the late 18th century to the present. That tradition is divided into two parts, an older tradition that was confined to the white planter class that sought to develop a political philosophy in defense of their political and economic privileges better represented in the writings of Edward Long and Bryan Edwards. In the more recent tradition that emerged during the 19th century, there have been three major intellectual influences on the figures of Marcus Garvey, CLR James and Eric Williams. Garvey developed perspective on the use. . . More>>

The Caribbean: An Intellectual History, 1774-2003

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