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The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers, Volume XII

The Caribbean Diaspora, 1920-1921

; John Dixon (Redaktør) ; Mariela Haro Rodriguez (Redaktør) ; Anthony Yuen (Redaktør) ; Robert A. Hill (Redaktør)

Volume XII of the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers covers a period of twelve months, from the opening of the UNIA's historic first international convention in New York, in August 1920, to Marcus Garvey's return to the United States in July 1921 after an extended tour of Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica, and Belize. Les mer
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Volume XII of the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers covers a period of twelve months, from the opening of the UNIA's historic first international convention in New York, in August 1920, to Marcus Garvey's return to the United States in July 1921 after an extended tour of Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica, and Belize. In many ways the 1920 convention marked the high-point of the Garvey movement in the United States, while Garvey's tour of the Caribbean, in the winter and spring of 1921, registered the greatest outpouring of popular support for the UNIA in its history. The period covered in the present volume was the moment of the movement's political apotheosis, as well as the moment when the finances of Garvey's Black Star Line went into free fall.

Volume XII highlights the centrality of the Caribbean people not only to the convention, but also to the movement. The reports to the convention discussed the range of social and economic conditions obtaining in the Caribbean, particularly their impact on racial conditions. The quality of the discussions and debates were impressive. Contained in these reports are some of the earliest and most clearly enunciated statements in defense of social and political freedom in the Caribbean. These documents form an underappreciated and still underutilized record of the political awakening of Caribbean people of African descent.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Illustrations xxv

Maps xxvii

Acknowledgments xxix

Introduction xxxiii

History of the Edition xli

Editorial Principles and Practices xlv

Textual Devices li

Symbols and Abbreviations liii

Repository Symbols liii

Manuscript Collection Symbols lv

Descriptive Symbols lvi

Abbreviations of Published Works lvi

Other Symbols and Abbreviations lviii

Chronology lxi

The Papers

Index 375

Om forfatteren

Robert A. Hill is Research Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is Editor in Chief and Project Director of The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers Project at the James S. Coleman African Studies Center.