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Jamaican leaders

Anthony S. Johnson

Jamaican leaders

by Anthony S. Johnson

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Published by Teejay in Kingston, Jamaica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Heads of state -- Jamaica -- Biography,
    • Heroes -- Jamaica -- Biography,
    • Jamaica -- History,
    • Jamaica -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnthony S. Johnson.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1865 .J64 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3632681M
      ISBN 109766103836
      LC Control Number2002429674
      OCLC/WorldCa50490478

        The book spans the s to the s, travels from Kingston to Miami, and has a range of narrators, including hired killers, CIA agents, a music journalist and a middle-class Jamaican . Jamaican Maroons fought two major wars against the British during the 18th century. With reference to maps and views in the King's Topographical Collection, Miles Ogborn investigates these communities of escaped slaves and their attempts to retain their freedom in a landscape of slavery.

      Famous among Maroon rebels was Queen Nanny, also known as Granny Nanny, leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the 18th century. She is the only female listed among Jamaican national heroes, and has been immortalized in songs and legends. The first inhabitants of Jamaica probably came from islands to the east in two waves of migration. About CE the culture known as the “Redware people” arrived; little is known of them, however, beyond the red pottery they left. Alligator Pond in Manchester Parish and Little River in St. Ann Parish are among the earliest known sites of this Ostionoid person, who lived near the coast and.

      Jamaica - Jamaica - Cultural life: Jamaica’s cultural development has been deeply influenced by British traditions and a search for roots in folk forms. The latter are based chiefly on the colourful rhythmic intensity of the island’s African heritage. Jamaican culture is a product of the interaction between Europe and Africa. Terms such as “Afro-centred” and “Euro-centred,” however. Area leaders, or strongmen, emerged in these ghettoes, becoming known as “dons” in the s. The two major political parties, the Jamaica Labor Party (JLP) and People’s National Party (PNP), both financed these dons to deliver votes for them in return for money and development projects.[4].


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