Caribbean Connections: Jamaica (Classroom Resources for Secondary Schools)

Catherine A. Sunshine, Deborah Menkart
The works of noted song writers, poets, and authors such as Marcus Garvey, Claude McKay, Louise Bennett, and Bob Marley are featured. The sections and articles include: Brief History of Jamaica (Arawak, Maroons, colonialism, independence, and neo-colonialism), Anansi, Brer Rabbit, and the Folk Tradition, Marcus Garvey Movement, African Roots of Jamaican Heritage, From Rasta to Reggae, Poetry, Women’s Theatre in Jamaica The literature and essays are relevant today. Ideal for high school language arts, social studies, and global studies.

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