Kingston, Jamaica
University of West Indies Press
Colonialism and resistance in Belize :essays in historical sociology
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9789686233049
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9789766401412
239 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Social conflict - History. - Belize
Labor movement - History. - Belize
Contents8
List of Illustrations10
List of Songs13
Acknowledgements15
Introduction20
Abbreviations34
Symbols36
Orthographic and Typographic Practice37
Chapter 1 West Central Africa after European Contact38
Chapter 2 Experiences of Enslavement65
Chapter 3 Central Africans as Individuals in Community94
Chapter 4 Economic Skills and Domestic Activity121
Chapter 5 Interpersonal Relationships145
Chapter 6 Religious Cosmology and Praxis175
Chapter 7 Christianity and Associated Religions213
Chapter 8 Accessing Power236
Chapter 9 Pleasurable Leisure264
Chapter 10 Speech Culture301
Chapter 11 Language Legacy340
Chapter 12 Conclusion367
Notes382
References397
Index423