H-Caribbean is an H-Net network sponsored by the Association of Caribbean Historians. This network seeks to overcome the linguistic, political, and geographic fragmentation that has traditionally characterized the field and region; provide access to debates and discussions on Caribbean studies; act as a resource to academics teaching and researching in associated fields; and reinforce the growing awareness of the region as an important and rich area for further research and study.

Recent Content

Author: 
James Robertson
Reviewer: 
Colleen A. Vasconcellos

Vasconcellos on Robertson, 'Gone Is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000'

James Robertson. Gone Is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000. Kingston and Miami: Ian Randle Publishers, 2005. xviii + 477 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-976-637-197-5.

Reviewed by Colleen A. Vasconcellos (University of West Georgia) Published on H-Caribbean (May, 2006)

Author: 
Laurent Dubois
Reviewer: 
Stewart R. King

King on Dubois, 'A Colony of Citizens: Revolution and Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean, 1787-1804'

Laurent Dubois. A Colony of Citizens: Revolution and Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean, 1787-1804. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 437 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5536-2.

Reviewed by Stewart R. King (Mount Angel Seminary) Published on H-Caribbean (November, 2005)

Author: 
FrÖ©dÖ©ric RÖ©gent
Reviewer: 
Gene Ogle

Ogle on RÖ©gent, 'Esclavage, MÖ©tissage, LibertÖ©: La RÖ©volution FranÖ§aise en Guadeloupe 1789-1802'

FrÖ©dÖ©ric RÖ©gent. Esclavage, MÖ©tissage, LibertÖ©: La RÖ©volution FranÖ§aise en Guadeloupe 1789-1802. Paris: Bernard Grasset, 2004. 507 pp. EUR 22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-246-64481-1.

Reviewed by Gene Ogle (John Cabot University, Rome) Published on H-Caribbean (January, 2005)

Author: 
Mimi Sheller
Reviewer: 
Sue Peabody

Peabody on Sheller, 'Democracy after Slavery: Black Publics and Peasant Radicalism in Haiti and Jamaica'

Mimi Sheller. Democracy after Slavery: Black Publics and Peasant Radicalism in Haiti and Jamaica. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000. xvi + 270 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1883-6.

Reviewed by Sue Peabody (Department of History, Washington State University Vancouver) Published on H-Caribbean (October, 2002)

Author: 
Patrick Taylor, ed.
Reviewer: 
Robert J. Stewart

Stewart on Taylor, 'Nation Dance: Religion, Identity, and Cultural Difference in the Caribbean'

Patrick Taylor, ed. Nation Dance: Religion, Identity, and Cultural Difference in the Caribbean. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. xii + 220 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21431-7; $39.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-253-33835-8.

Reviewed by Robert J. Stewart (Trinity School, New York City) Published on H-Caribbean (September, 2002)

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