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Froudacity (1889) is Trinidad-born J J Thomas’ scathing rebuttal to J A Froude’s book The English in The West Indies (18...
Letter, Manuscript, Typescript
C L R James sent this letter to writer and broadcaster Andrew Salkey at the BBC Colonial Service in September 1965. In i...
Letter, Manuscript Created date: 1793
This letter, dated 31 July 1793, is from Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the famous general and one of the leaders of the Saint...
Map, Manuscript Created date: c. 1750
This map of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola was created around 1750 when the French slave colony of Saint-Domingue (H...
Photograph, Image Created date: 2 September 1935
This photograph shows Jamaican journalist and activist Amy Ashwood Garvey at a demonstration organised by the Internatio...
Toussaint L'Ouverture (1746–1803) was a Haitian revolutionary leader. Born enslaved, he became a general in the French a...
This is the programme for the Talawa Theatre Company’s production of C L R James’s play The Black Jacobins (1967), whic...
Book, Illustration, Image
Barbadian George Lamming came to England in 1950 on the same ship as fellow aspiring novelist Samuel Selvon; legend has...
Image, Hand coloured etching
Who was Toussaint L'Ouverture? Toussaint L’Ouverture was an former slave who helped fight colonial forces in the French ...
Typescript, Manuscript, Draft
This is a draft typescript of The Black Jacobins, C L R James’s 1967 play about the Haitian Revolution. One of several ...