Jamaica Journal Vol.37, Nos 1-2

Jamaica Journal Vol.37, Nos 1-2

By Institute of Jamaica
US$ 13.49
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Book Description

Featuring an artircle "Comparing the dub versioning of Ishawna's "Equal Rights" from "Chanting Down to Louding Up" with Peter Tosh's 1977 song "Equal Rights", which famously sang out on behalf of all suffers from Jamaica to Africa to Palestine."

The Jamaica Journal, the flagship publication of theInstitute of Jamaica and the Caribbean’s leading cultural publication on Jamaica’s heritage was first published in 1967 as a quarterly authoritative source on our heritage, contemporary culture and natural environment. Jamaica Journal’s coverage of a wide range of topics-history, literature, science and the arts commands the interest of the general reader.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Life and History
    • Building the World’s Most Beautiful Resort: Frenchman’s Cove
    • Incomprehension and Creole Architecture
    • "I question not but [to] get off your goods to your satisfaction”: Smuggled Goods in the Eighteenth-Century Caribbean
    • Jamaican Postage Stamps 1860–1960
  • Arts and Culture
    • Negotiating Art, Negotiating Identity: Review of the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Jamaica Biennial 2017
    • Dub Versioning Ishawna’s “Equal Rights”: From Chanting Down to Louding Up
    • Sound the Drums, Blow the Horns: The Creative Ethos of Paul Bogle’s Morant Bay War and the Liberationist Ethic of Peter Tosh’s Music
    • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Learner-Teacher: Vera Margaret Cumming in Jamaica, 1945–49
    • Suzanna Ogunjami Wilson, née Scott: Igbo-Jamaican Painter
  • Science and Technology
    • The Monamycin Story: Its Twists and Turns
  • In-House
    • In Memoriam: David Boxer
    • The Francis Bacon–David Boxer Connection
    • Donna McFarlane, OD First Director/Curator of Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey
    • Ubuntu: I Am Because We Are!
    • From the Kalimba to the Rumba Box: West African Retentions in Jamaican Music
    • Global Recognition for Jamaica in Promoting and Facilitating Technical and Scientific Cooperation
    • Mason River Field Station Revisited
  • The Environment
    • The Cockpit Country: A Vital Refuge for Jamaica’s Butterflies
    • Sargassum: The Problematic Seaweed
  • Books and Writers
    • Poem
    • Poems
    • I Know I Owe the Obeah Man
    • Book Reviews
    • Kingston Buttercup
    • Leonard Percival Howell & The Genesis of Rastafari
    • The Marvellous Equations of the Dread: A Novel in Bass Riddim
    • Jones Town, Trench Town – The Journey Back: A Study of Greatness, Degradation and Redemption
    • Peelin Orange: The Collected Poems of Mervyn Morris
    • My Life, Family and Friends: A Jamaican-Sierra LeoneanConnection
    • Up, from the Majestic Hills: A Veteran Educator Reflects on His Travels and Life Experiences
    • The Guyanese Culture: Fusion or Diffusion?
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