Between Self-Determination and Dependency: Jamaica's Foreign Relations 1972-1989
Kopka, Matthew, Caribbean Quarterly
Between Self-Détermination and Dependency: Jamaica's Foreign Relations 1972-1989. Holger Henke. The University of the West Indies Press, 2000,206 pp.
There is among Jamaicans a widespread consciousness of the substance and meanings of their history, more comprehensive than that possessed by my fellow US citizens about their own. But to what degree does this consciousness extend to recent Jamaican history, in which-after the briefest of feints toward socialism in the 1970s-Jamaicans were made hostage to a debt, and an international system of unequal trade, whose present conditions cannot be overcome? The true character of Jamaica's devilment, after all, lies in the detailed …
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Publication information: Article title: Between Self-Determination and Dependency: Jamaica's Foreign Relations 1972-1989. Contributors: Kopka, Matthew - Author. Journal title: Caribbean Quarterly. Volume: 50. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 2004. Page number: 77+. © University of the West Indies Sep 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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