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Post-Colonial Trinidad: An Ethnographic Journal

Colin Clarke

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ISBN 10: 0230622003 / ISBN 13: 9780230622005
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Hardcover. 268 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.6in. x 0.8in.Clarke and Clarke have created a journal that provides an ethnographic record of the East Indians and Creoles of San Fernando--and the entire sugar belt south of the town known as Naparima. They record socio-political relations during the second year of Trinidads independence (1964), and provide first-hand evidence for the workings of a complex, plural society in which race, religion, and politics had become, and have remained, deeply intertwined. Entries occur whenever there is evidence of social scientific importance to the project, and these range from descriptions of weddings and pujas (prayer ceremonies devoted to a Hindu deity) to interviews with religious leaders, politicians and members of the south Trinidad elite. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780230622005

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Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

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Clarke and Clarke have created a journal that provides an ethnographic record of the East Indians and Creoles of San Fernando - and the entire sugar belt south of the town known as Naparima. They record socio-political relations during the second year of Trinidad s independence (1964), and provide first-hand evidence for the workings of a complex, plural society in which race, religion, and politics had become, and have remained, deeply intertwined. Entries occur whenever there is evidence of social scientific importance to the project, and these range from descriptions of weddings and pujas (prayer ceremonies devoted to a Hindu deity) to interviews with religious leaders, politicians and members of the south Trinidad elite.

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PROFESSOR COLIN CLARKE is Emeritus Professor of Geography at Oxford University and Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, UK.
 
GILLIAN CLARKE has taught in secondary schools on Merseyside and in the Oxford-London region, and her final post was as Head of German and Head of Careers at Wycombe Abbey School, a leading academic girls' school.

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