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Title:
Empire of neglect : the West Indies in the wake of British liberalism
Author:
Taylor, Christopher, 1985- author.
ISBN:
9780822371748
Physical Description:
1 online resource (xi, 307 pages)
Series:
Radical Américas

Radical Américas.
Contents:
The political economy of neglect -- "Them worthless ones" : emancipatory liberalism in Jamaica -- Imperial abandonment and hemispheric alternatives -- Uncle Bolívar's children -- "A purely 'mercial transaction."
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Summary

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Christopher Taylor shows why nineteenth-century British West Indian letters were remarkably un-British by exploring how West Indians reoriented their affective, cultural, and political worlds toward the Americas in response to the liberalization of the British Empire and the resulting imperial neglect.