Abigail Bakan argues that there has been a recurrent ideological tradition of resistance to oppression among the black labouring classes in Jamaica. She reveals this pattern through analysis of three periods of mass resistance: the 1831 rebellion led by slaves, the revolt of 1865 in which former slaves demanded greater control over and entitlement to agricultural land, and the 1938 rebellion provoked by the Jamaican working class.In the late 1840s Wesleyan-Methodist support was greater than in other parts of the island, but Underhill estimates that ... Having married a white woman from Kingston, by the 1860s Gordon established himself as a successful planter andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ideology and Class Conflict in Jamaica|
|Author||:||Abigail B. Bakan|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1990-06-01|