New World Journal provides insights into the birth, flourishing and eventual demise of one of the region's most influential intellectual movements. Presented online, they constitute an invaluable record of significant intellectual expressions and political developments in the Anglophone Caribbean in the early post-colonial period. In all, 14 issues of the physical journal appeared between 1963 and 1972.
Articles in 'Independence'
REVIEWS: SLAVE SOCIETIES
by Frank W. C. Knight
Review of Slavery in the Americas. A Comparative Study of Virginia and Cuba by Herbert S. Klein. Chicago: University of...
NATIONALIZATION & MANAGEMENT IN ZAMBIA
by Paul Semonin
"In Western economies, all industry is national in the sense that it is to the largest extent controlled by and...
ORIGINS, DEVELOPMENT AND FUTURE OF THE JAMAICAN BANANA INDUSTRY: A CENTURY OF REVOLUTIONARY STRUGGLE OF THE PEASANTRY
by George Beckford
The year 1968 marked the centennial of Jamaica's banana export industry. Because of an absence of a sense of history...
HIS BROKEN GROUND: Edward Brathwaite’s trilogy of Poems
by Mervyn Morris
With the publication of Islands, Edward Brathwaite's trilogy of poems is complete. Of the trilogy's major importance to West Indians...
THE DENATIONALIZATION OF CARIBBEAN BAUXITE: ALCOA IN GUYANA
by Norman Girvan
Well, we felt that she was an ignorant colored woman. - Board Chairman of the Aluminium Company of America, Arthur...
THE LIMITS OF CARIBBEAN DIPLOMACY: THE INVASION OF ANGUILLA
by Basil Ince
"Brutal British! Imperialists! Why Anguilla and not Rhodesia?" These are but a small sample of the sentiments voiced by Anguillans...
REVIEWS: The Spanish in Chile
by Patrick Bryan
Eugene H. Korth, S.J ., Spanish Policy in Colonial Chile, The Struggle for Social Justice, 1535-1700, (Standford, U.P. December. l...
REVIEWS: “ROLL CALL” OF THE NEGRO INTELLECTUAL: A Critique of Harold Cruse’s “Crisis of the Negro Intellectual”
by Dennis Forsythe
The "Crisis of the Negro Intellectual" gives one the impression that the author takes upon himself the role of the...