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Caribbean Civilisation Essay

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  • on December 3, 2013
  • Category: History
  • Length: 563 words

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Beyond Boundaries , "The Intellectual Tradition of   Trinidad and Tobago in the Nineteen Century." Author   Mr   Sewlyn R Cudjoe. ISBN-10: 1558493182, ISBN-13: 978-1558493186. Publisher , University   of Massachusetts, America Press 2003, hard cover. Price 250 TTD comprising of   Fifteen ( 15)   Chapters and   352 pages. This book gives an account of   people of slave origin   living during post colonization by the British empire   during the Nineteenth Century in mainly Trinidad and Tobago. It entitles   literatures from various groups of persons of different ethnicity   and their account   of living under the British colonialism   from poems, literature to letters of request. Other   Caribbean Islands were mentioned like Jamaica, Guyana and Suriname. This report gives an personal opinion of a review of the Book Beyond Boundaries.   British colonial rule was full of malice towards people of   slavery of different ethnicity.  
The author   from various evidence like documents, literature   written from   the time of post colonization   shows how the   British treated slaves who were considered   "black" and "inferior". Literature is present from various groups of   people   which shows the torture and humiliation   that was conducted by British personal during the slavery. The Narrative   is very convincing ,   since the author is depicting events from the inhumane   torture of Louisa Calderon   to the Mulatto plea for comfort.   Different Groups of people under British rule   and their writings are quoted   and produced to the reader   to create an   atmosphere   where the reader can visualize the event of that time . The Torture of Louisa Calderon shows no boundary. Finally she was immediately put in   irons, rather than in an erect position , in a garret in the goal , where she could not stand   upright   and   continued   in this horrid   place for eight months.( Cudjoe 13)

The subjects were all suited for the essay   since they lived   during the colonization period of the British. These accounts...

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