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Neither Led Nor Driven: Contesting British Cultural Imperialism in Jamaica, 1865-1920
An examination of the cultural evolution of the Jamaican people after the explosive uprising at Morant Bay in 1865. For the first time, the specific methods used by British imperial legislators to inculcate order, control and identity in the local society are described and analysed.
Michele Johnson is a professor of history and Associate Dean Students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University.
Other publications from this author include:
- "In Slavery and Freedom: Domestic Service in the Caribbean" in Slavery, Resistance and Abolitions: A Pluralist Perspective, 197-214 (2019)
- "'Mi have to work': La domesticité des enfants en Jamaïque, 1920-1970" in Situations Contemporaines de Servitude et d'Esclavage: Anthropologie et sociétés, 41 (1), 147-177 (2017)
- "Ah look afta de chile like is mine': Discourses of Mothering in Jamaican Domestic Service, 1920-1970" in Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 79-96 (2015)
- "'The Spear is Black with a pure gold point': Articulations of 'Blackness' in Toronto during the 1970s" in Exploring Dimensions of African Diasporas, 180-215 (2014)
- "'. . . to ensure that only suitable persons are sent': Screening Jamaican Women for the West Indian Domestic Scheme in Canada" in Jamaicans in the Canadian Experience: A Multiculturalizing Presence, 36-53 (2012)
- "They Do as They Please": The Jamaican Struggle for Cultural Freedom After Morant Bay (2011)
- "'Problematic Bodies': Negotiations and Terminations in Domestic Service in Jamaica, 1920-1970" in Left History (Special Issue: Domestic Service), 12 (2), 84-112 (2007)
- "Women's Labours in the Caribbean" in Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal / Revue d'etudes sur les femmes, 32 (1), 2007. (2007)
- UNSETTLING THE GREAT WHITE NORTH: BLACK CANADIAN HISTORY ()