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Author Rush, Anne Spry.
Title Bonds of empire : West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to decolonization / Anne Spry Rush.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

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Author Rush, Anne Spry.
Subject West Indians -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Ethnology -- West Indies, British.
National characteristics, British.
National characteristics, West Indian.
West Indies, British -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 274 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-262) and index.
Summary This is an examination of how, from 1900 through the 1960s, West Indians employed their British identity both to establish a place for themselves in the British imperial world, and to negotiate the cultural challenges of decolonization as Caribbean peoples.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contetns""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""I: FASHIONING BRITISHNESS""; ""Prelude""; ""1. Schooling Britons""; ""2. Royalty and the Bonds of Empire""; ""II: THE PEOPLEa?S EMPIRE: MOBILIZING THE POWER OF BRITISHNESS""; ""Prelude""; ""3. A Model for Secession? The 1936 Abdication Crisis""; ""4. Hewing to Tradition: Education Debates in the 1930s and 1940s""; ""5. Imperial Identity in Colonial Minds: Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples""; ""6. a?One United Familya?: The World at War""; ""7. Egalitarian Imperialism: The BBC and the West Indies""
""III: CONTINUITY WITHIN CHANGE: BRITISHNESS IN A NEW WORLD""""Prelude""; ""8. a?A Bridge Betweena?: The BBCa?s Colonial Service""; ""9. Modern Raleighs in a New Elizabethan Age""; ""10. Business as Usual: Caribbean Britishness in West Indian Schools""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191618499 (electronic bk.)
0191618497 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 756049763
Additional Format Print version: Rush, Anne Spry. Bonds of empire. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780199588558 (DLC) 2011283854 (OCoLC)687682827

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