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Caribbean Reasoning Series

Caribbean Reasonings: After Man, Towards the Human

Critical Essays on Sylvia Wynter This interdisciplinary collection offers a variety of interpretations of Sylvia Wynter’s work and seeks to cover the range of her thought.  Her rich source of investigation of some of the compelling questions that currently face humanity makes her not just a major Caribbean figure, but a world-class intellectual. By: Anthony Bogues


Caribbean Reasonings: Freedom, Power and Sovereignty

The Thought of Gordon K. Lewis For seven consecutive years, the Centre for Caribbean Thought at the University of the West Indies, Mona hosted a series of ‘Caribbean Reasonings’ – conferences honouring outstanding Caribbean intellectuals. By: Brian Meeks and Jermaine McCalpin


Caribbean Reasonings: George Padmore

Pan-African Revolutionary Arising out of a 2003 conference marking the centenary of Padmore’s birth, the articles in this collection highlight and explore in unique ways, the varying facets of Padmore. Edited by: Fitzroy Baptiste and Rupert Lewis 



Social Theory and Anthropology in the Caribbean and Beyond M.G. Smith: Social Theory and Anthropology in the Caribbean and Beyond invites readers to explore the life and work of Michael Garfield Smith, one of the most prolific Caribbean thinkers of the post-war era. By: Brian Meeks 



The Aesthetics of Decolonisation George Lamming is one of the best known, certainly one of the most highly regarded contemporary writers from the Caribbean. Spanning nearly 60 years and encompassing fiction, poetry and critical essays, Lamming’s writing covers the length and breadth of Caribbean intellectual, cultural, political and literary life. By: Anthony Bogues 


Caribbean Reasonings: The Thought of New World

The Quest for Decolonisation Divided into three parts, The Thought of New World: The Quest for Decolonisation critically examines the significant contributions of the New World Group to Caribbean political and economic thought while setting the stage for a renewal in thinking regarding issues affecting the region. By: Brian Meeks and Norman Girvan