Colonialism and Resistance in Belize, Essays in Historical Sociology
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Colonialism and Resistance in Belize, Essays in Historical Sociology

By O. Nigel Bolland
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Book Description

The social history of Belize is marked by conflict; between British settlers and the Maya; between masters and slaves; between capitalists and workers; and between the colonial administration and the Belizean people. This collection of essays, analyzes the most import topics during three centuries of colonialism.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part 1 The Early Settlement, Slavery, and Creole Culture
    • 1. The Social Structure and Social Relations of the Settlement in the Bay of Honduras (Belize) in the 18th Century
    • 2. Slavery in Belize
    • 3. African Continuities and Creole Culture in Belize Town in the Nineteenth Century
  • Part 2 Colonization and the Maya in the Nineteenth Century
    • 4. The Maya and the Colonization of Belize in the Nineteenth Century
    • 5. Alcaldes and Reservations
  • Part 3 Labour Control, Resistance and the Labour Movement since Emancipation
    • 6. Labour Control and Resistance in Belize in the Century after 1838
    • 7. The Labour Movement and the Genesis of Modern Politics in Belize
  • Part 4 Decolonization and Nationhood
    • 8. Ethnicity, Pluralism and Politics in Belize
  • Bibliographical References
  • Index
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