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Jamaica, the People

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Jamaica, the People

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Jamaica, the People by Amber Wilson
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This work is for ages 9-14. The motto on Jamaica's coat of arms, "Out of Many, One People," reflects the diversity of cultures that is Jamaica today. "Jamaica - The People" follows the island's history from colony to independence and beyond. Fabulous images and special spreads on food and life in a Maroon village show a side of Jamaica not depicted in tourist pamphlets. Other topics include: The Taino people - Jamaica's first inhabitants; The slave trade and the plantation system; Pirates of the Caribbean; Rebellion and resistance to slavery and oppression; Jamaican heroes such as Paul Bogle ,Nanny, Marcus Garvey and Alexander Bustamante; Jamaican influence abroad and Jamaican foods made famous.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2003
Author
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
colour photos & illus
Imprint
Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Pages
32
Dimensions
215x280x8
ISBN-13
9780778793311
Product ID
1827604

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