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The Legacy of Eric Williams
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The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Tanya L. "Shields

Abstract

This book provides an indispensable and significant understanding of Eric Williams’ contributions to the now independent nation of Trinidad and Tobago and his impact on the broader international understanding of the Caribbean. This book stands out because of its simultaneous investigation into Eric Williams as a scholar/intellectual, a political leader, and, most importantly, a key postcolonial figure. The book confronts the relevance of postcolonialism in understanding Williams’ role both in post-independence Trinidad and Tobago and in newer understandings of Caribbean globalization. The book ... More

Keywords: Eric Williams, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean globalization, postcolonialism, integration, color stratification, labor, public sector reform

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781628462425
Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2016 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanya L. "Shields, editor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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Contents

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Introduction

Tomeiko Ashford Carter, Tanya L. Shields, and William Darity Jr.

Part I Becoming Eric Williams

Chapter 1 Eric Williams

Rex Nettleford

Chapter 2 Eric Williams

Maurice St. Pierre

Part II Political Williams

Chapter 4 Eric Williams

Sharon Alexander-Gooding

Part III Textual Williams

Afterword

David Hinds