History for CSEC® Examinations Book 3: Decolonisation and Development 
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History for CSEC® Examinations Book 3: Decolonisation and Development 

By Robert Greenwood, Brian Dyde
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History for CSEC® Examinations will prove indispensable to anyone teaching or studying the history of the region. The series, comprising three books, tells in a straightforward and stimulating way the story of the people of many races and of many nations who have inhabited the region from the earliest times up to the present day.Book 3: Decolonisation and DevelopmentBook 3 deals with the constitutional, political, economic and social developments that took place in the region throughout the twentieth century with special emphasis given to the Commonwealth Caribbean.Please note that this is an eBook version of this title and can NOT be printed. For more information about eBooks, including how to download the software you’ll need, see our FAQs page.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • List of Maps
  • Preface to the Third Edition
  • 1 The United States in the Caribbean, 1848 to 1945
    • The United States and Cuba
      • The Ostend Manifesto
      • United States investment in Cuba
      • The Cuban War of Independence
      • United States intervention
      • The Spanish–American War, 1898
      • Cuban independence
      • The Platt Amendment
      • Cuban–American relations, 1902 to 1945
      • The 'Dance of the Millions'
      • An American playground
    • The Panama Canal
      • Early history
      • Diplomatic moves
      • The Panama revolution
      • The Canal and the Caribbean
      • The Roosevelt Corollary
      • 'Dollar Diplomacy'
    • The United States and the Dominican Republic
      • Occupation by the United States
    • The United States and Haiti
      • Occupation by the United States
    • The United States and Central America
    • The 'Good Neighbour' policy
      • Factors influencing United States policy
      • The formulation of the policy
    • The United States and the British Caribbean
      • The British Guiana–Venezuela border dispute, 1895
      • Prohibition and the Bahamas
      • Naval and air bases
    • Puerto Rico
      • The Spanish–American War and its results
      • The 1917 reforms
      • Social and economic conditions
      • Remedies for social distress
    • The Virgin Islands of the United States
  • 2 Economic and Social Conditions in the British Caribbean, 1900 to 1945
    • Revival of sugar
      • Cultivation
      • Manufacturing
      • Marketing
    • Alternative crops
      • Rice
      • Cotton
      • Limes
      • Coconuts
      • Rubber
      • Cacao
      • Spices
      • Bananas
      • Disappointment with alternative crops
    • Minerals
      • Petroleum products in Trinidad
      • Bauxite in British Guiana
      • Bauxite in Jamaica
    • Social conditions prior to the Moyne Commission
      • Working conditions
      • Wages
      • Unemployment
      • Food
      • Health
      • Medical services
      • Housing
      • Education
    • The Moyne Commission
    • Social and economic recommendations of the Moyne Report
      • Trade unions
      • Labour Departments
      • Agricultural reforms
      • Education
      • The West Indian Welfare Fund
    • Reactions to poor social conditions
      • Marcus Garvey
  • 3 The Pressure for Change in the British Caribbean
    • The First World War and its aftermath
    • Modifications to Crown Colony rule
      • Restricted franchise
      • Representative associations
      • The Wood Report
    • Labour unrest, 1934 to 1938
      • Working-class culties
      • Economic culties
    • The aftermath of the period of labour unrest
    • The Second World War
      • West Indian volunteers
      • The Caribbean Regiment
  • 4 Trade Unions in the British Caribbean
    • Introduction to trade unionism
      • Trade unionism in Britain
    • Unions in the British West Indies before 1938
      • The early unions
      • Numbers increase
      • Low survival rate
      • New unions, new powers
      • The Caribbean Labour Congress
    • Five notable labour leaders
      • Hubert Critchlow
      • Arthur Andrew Cipriani
      • Uriah 'Buzz' Butler
      • Alexander Bustamante
      • Antonio Soberanis Gomez
    • Trade unions and politics
      • How union–political party links arose
      • The reasons for the links
      • In Barbados
      • In Jamaica
      • In the British colonies of the eastern Caribbean
      • In the remaining British colonies
    • Trade unions in the 1960s
      • Achievements
      • Procedure in disputes
  • 5 Regional Co-operation
    • Early attempts at unification
      • Stapleton and the Leeward Islands
      • The General Assembly of 1674
      • The Leeward Islands Federation, 1871 to 1956
      • The Windward Islands
      • The Confederation Crisis
      • Other associations
    • Unifying forces, 1897 to 1947
      • Tendency to disunity
      • Forces contributing to unity
      • Signs of growing unity
      • The Colonial Development and Welfare Act 1940
      • The attitude of the British government
  • 6 Federation and After
    • Progress to federation
      • Jamaica
      • Trinidad and Tobago
      • Barbados
      • British Guiana
      • Constitutional developments elsewhere in the West Indies
      • The Montego Bay Conference
      • Other conferences
    • The Federation at work
      • The Constitution
      • Politics
      • Finance and other affairs
      • Constitutional revision, 1959
    • Breakdown of the Federation
      • General reasons for the breakdown
    • The causes of the breakdown
      • Freedom of movement
      • Customs union
      • Chaguaramas
      • Control of economic development
      • Retroactive legislation
      • British account of the breakdown
    • Inter-regional co-operation after 1962
      • The 'Little Eight'
      • CARIFTA
      • CARICOM
      • The Caribbean Development Bank
  • 7 Progress to Independence in the British Caribbean
    • The background to decolonisation
      • Attitude to empire
      • The Atlantic Charter
      • The independence of India
      • The United Nations
      • The Moyne Commission
    • Typical stages to independence
      • Towards the end of Crown Colony government
    • Independence in the 1960s
      • Jamaica
      • Trinidad and Tobago
      • British Guiana
      • Barbados
      • Associated Statehood
      • British Honduras
      • The Bahamas
    • Independence in the 1970s
      • The Commonwealth of the Bahamas
      • Grenada
      • Dominica
      • St Lucia
      • St Vincent
    • Independence in the 1980s
      • Belize
      • Antigua and Barbuda
      • St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla
      • The remaining colonies
    • Constitutional progress to independence
      • Explanation of terms
    • The Commonwealth of Nations
  • 8 Developments in the French and Dutch Caribbean
    • The French Caribbean
      • The beginnings of the policy of Assimilation
      • A divided society
      • Changes in 1946
      • Political movements
      • The future
    • The Dutch Caribbean
      • Suriname
      • The Netherlands Antilles
      • Curaçao and Aruba
      • The remaining islands
      • The contribution of women in government
      • The future
  • 9 Post-Independence Politics in the Commonwealth Caribbean
    • Post-independence problems
      • 'Westminster pattern' government or the one-party state?
      • Political independence and economic dependence
      • Neo-colonialism
    • Guyana
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Jamaica
    • The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
    • Grenada
    • Dominica
    • Border disputes
      • Belize and Guatemala
      • Guyana and Venezuela
      • Guyana and Suriname
    • British Overseas Territories
  • 10 The United States and the Caribbean, 1946 to 2006
    • Introduction
      • The containment of communism
      • The Caracas Declaration
    • Cuba
      • Castro and the Revolution
      • The Bay of Pigs
      • The Cuban Missile Crisis
      • Cuba since 1990
      • The legacy of Castro
    • Haiti
      • The dictatorship of 'Papa Doc'
      • The rise and fall of 'Baby Doc'
      • Aristide and the US 'intervasion'
    • The Dominican Republic
      • Crisis and US invasion
      • The Balaguer years
    • The Organisation of American States
    • The Caribbean Basin Initiative
    • Puerto Rico
      • The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1952
      • Politics
    • The Virgin Islands of the United States
      • Constitutional changes
  • 11 Economic Developments in the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1946 to 2006
    • Post-independence economic problems
      • The colonial economy
      • Nationalisation
      • Development corporations and banks
      • Unemployment
      • High per capita income
      • Diversification
    • Economic dependency
      • The Lomé Conventions
      • The Cotonou Agreement
    • Caricom Single Market and Economy
      • Caribbean Court of Justice
      • Increased membership
    • Agriculture
      • Sugar
      • Bananas
      • Rice
    • Timber
      • Mahogany and pine
      • Greenheart
    • Minerals
      • Oil and natural gas
      • Bauxite
      • Bauxite in Guyana
      • Bauxite in Jamaica
      • Gold and diamonds
    • Industry
    • Tourism
      • The expansion of the industry
      • Competition
      • Arguments for and against tourism
    • Summary
  • 12 Social Life in the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1946 to 2006
    • Social structure in the pre-independence period
      • Ethnic minorities
    • Education
      • Secondary education
      • University education
    • Population control and social mobility
      • Emigration
      • The social consequences of emigration
    • Religion
      • Mainstream Christian churches
      • Syncretic religions
      • African religions
      • Rastafarianism
    • The media
      • Newspapers
      • Radio and television
    • Communications
      • Telecommunications
      • Air travel
      • Sea travel
    • Recreation
      • Cricket
      • Athletics
      • Festivals and celebrations
      • Carnival
      • Jonkonnu
      • Festival developments
    • The contribution of women
  • 13 Culture in the Commonwealth Caribbean
    • Archaeological discoveries
    • Architecture
      • Domestic architecture
      • Plantation architecture
      • Public architecture
      • Ecclesiastic architecture
      • Military architecture
    • Painting and sculpture
      • Art in Jamaica
      • Art in Trinidad
      • Art in Guyana
      • Art in the Bahamas
      • Art in Belize
      • Art in Barbados
      • Art in the rest of the Commonwealth Caribbean
    • Theatre and dance
      • Jamaica
      • Trinidad and Tobago
      • Guyana
      • St Lucia, Dominica and Barbados
    • Music
      • The calypso
      • Reggae
      • Chutney
      • Steel bands
    • Carifesta
    • Literature
  • Revision Questions
  • Further Reading
  • Index
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
    • Y
  • Back Cover
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