Eric Williams: The Myth and the Man
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Eric Williams: The Myth and the Man

By Selwyn D. Ryan
US$ 39.99
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. The Early Years
    • 1. The Frustrations of Genteel Poverty
    • 2. Scholar’s Scholar or Nationalist Scholar?
  • Part 2. Seeking the Political Kingdom
    • 3. Prometheus Bound: Williams and the Anglo-American Caribbean Commission
    • 4. Letting Down My Bucket
    • 5. The Bastard Child of World Democracy
    • 6. The Birth of the People’s National Movement
    • 7. The Movement Launched
  • Part 3. Federation and the Struggle for Chaguaramas
    • 12. Prometheus unbound
    • 13. The Recalcitrant Minority and the Federal Elections of 1958
    • 14. The “War” for West Indian Independence
    • 15. Chaguaramas and the Promised Political Kingdom
    • 16. Slavery to Chaguaramas
    • 17. The Federal Collapse: “An Absolute Blessing in Disguise"
    • 18. One from Ten Leaves Nought
  • Part 4. Securing the Political Kingdom
    • 19. The Elections of 1961: Consolidating the Power Base
    • 20. The Elections of 1961: Massa Day Done
    • 21. The Approach of Independence
    • 22. The “Hindu Question”
  • Part 5. The Realities of Independence
    • 23. Cabinet and Party in Independence
    • 24. Operation Jobs: Restructuring the Trinidad Economy, 1956–1966
    • 25. Heroes in Conflict: James versus Williams
    • 26. The Roaring Seventies
    • 27. The One-Horse Elections of 1971
    • 28. Farewell and Return
    • 29. Williams and the Republican Constitution
    • 30. Bloody Tuesday and the“Unmixing” of Oil and Sugar
    • 31. Williams versus the People’s National Movement
  • Part 6. Williams as Policymaker and Political Manager
    • 32. The Move to the “Left”:Industrial Policy in the Post-1970 Era
    • 33. Steel versus Brown Sugar
    • 34. Williams and Laventille: The Failure of Black Entrepreneurship
    • 35. Williams and His Mandarins
    • 36. Breaking the “Damn” Circle: The Politics of Education
    • 37. The Hero as a “Man of Culture”
    • 38. Small Country in a Big World
  • Part 7. Williams: The Myth and the Man
    • 39. Liberal Democrat or Sawdust Caesar?
    • 40. Man Talking to Man: Williams and the Calypsonian
    • 41. Accounting for My Stewardship
    • 42. Sleaze and Immorality in Public Affairs
    • 43. The Last Days of Eric Williams
    • 44. Apostles, Apostates and Ecumenists
    • 45. The Myth of Eric Williams
    • 46. Williams in the Balance
  • Notes
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 9
    • Chapter 10
    • Chapter 12
    • Chapter 13
    • Chapter 16
    • Chapter 17
    • Chapter 18
    • Chapter 19
    • Chapter 21
    • Chapter 23
    • Chapter 24
    • Chapter 25
    • Chapter 26
    • Chapter 27
    • Chapter 28
    • Chapter 29
    • Chapter 30
    • Chapter 31
    • Chapter 32
    • Chapter 33
    • Chapter 34
    • Chapter 35
    • Chapter 36
    • Chapter 38
    • Chapter 39
    • Chapter 40
    • Chapter 42
    • Chapter 43
    • Chapter 44
    • Chapter 45
  • References
  • index
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