Corpus ID: 158542569

Constructing the Return to Africa: Politics and Practices of Belonging in Jamaica (1920–1968)

@inproceedings{Bonacci2013ConstructingTR,
  title={Constructing the Return to Africa: Politics and Practices of Belonging in Jamaica (1920–1968)},
  author={Giulia Bonacci},
  year={2013}
}
This paper focuses on the Jamaicans who expressed to their government their desire to return to Africa thanks to letters and petitions and the creation of various organizations. The social diversity of the claimants is underlined and illustrated by the cases of workers from Sierra Leone, the descendants of African slaves, including veterans of the First World War, and members of Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association. The return played a particular role in the birth and growth… Expand

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