Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Beyond WindrushRethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

J. Dillon Brown and Leah Reade Rosenberg

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628464757

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2017

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 12 November 2018

Introduction: Looking Beyond Windrush

Introduction: Looking Beyond Windrush

Chapter:
(p.3) Introduction: Looking Beyond Windrush
Source:
Beyond Windrush
Author(s):

J. Dillon Brown

Leah Reade Rosenberg

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0001

The term “Windrush” has become a potent signifier in scholars’ understanding of both British and Anglophone Caribbean cultural history. It finds its etymology in the SS Empire Windrush—a ship that carried almost 500 West Indians to England in 1948 (including, famously, the calypsonian Lord Kitchener) and thus inaugurated the large-scale postwar migration from the region to Britain—but its import resonates well beyond this now legendary historical watershed....

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.