Why Heritage?
$9.50

Why Heritage?

By Joanne Simpson
US$ 9.50
Book Description

Knowledge and understanding of one's past is empowerment.

'Why Heritage,' set against the background of the country's historical legacy, gives shape and form to today's Jamaica.

This picturesque publication takes you through an eventful past; from slavery to emancipation, independence and after. Read the highlights of important connections in the areas of Government, Security, Culture (music, dance, festivals, dress, religion and Education), National Symbols, National Heroes, Heads of State, Historical Towns and Landmarks, Culinary Delights and Currency.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Copyright Page
  • INTRODUCTION
  • HERITAGE IN PERSPECTIVE
  • A BRIEF HISTORY
  • CHAPTER 1: GOVERNMENT & SECURITY
    • Government
    • Jamaica Defence Force
    • Jamaica Constabulary Force
  • CHAPTER 2: SYMBOLS OF NATIONHOOD
    • National Anthem
    • Song for Schools
    • National Pledge for Schools
    • National Flag, Coat of Arms, Flower, Tree
    • National Honours and Awards
  • CHAPTER 3: NATIONAL HEROES
  • CHAPTER 4: HEADS OF STATE
    • Governors General
    • Prime Ministers
  • CHAPTER 5: CULTURE
    • Music
    • Dance
    • Jamaican Talk
    • Dress
    • Festival & Events
    • Religion and Education
  • CHAPTER 6: PLACES OF INTEREST
    • Parks and Botanical Gardens
    • Spas
    • Museums
    • Great Houses
    • Towns of Historical Importance
    • Tertiary Educational Institutions
  • CHAPTER 7: CULINARY DELIGHTS
  • CHAPTER 8: CURRENCY
  • SPORTS LEGACY
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
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