To understand this rich and vibrant history, researchers may wish to focus on three areas: review the primary documents and map of the three landmark events in Jamaican history: the Sam Shepard Rebellion/Baptist War, the Morant Bay Rebellion, and the Labour Riots; peruse the images of the artifacts from the Taínos, the native people that inhabit...
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- Ian Randle Publishers. A Jamaica-based company, Ian Randle Publishers was founded in 1991. Its president, Ian Randle, has over 40 years of experience in the field, thus being able to gain extensive knowledge regarding the U.S. and British book industries as well.
- The University of the West Indies Press. A not-for-profit organization, the University of the West Indies Press was founded in 1992 and has since become popular for publishing books regarding 14 academic disciplines.
- Kingston Publishing. Kingston Publishing is a company that provides a wide range of services – traditional publishing or self-publishing, they are able to help you during either of these processes, depending on your personal preference.
- LMH Publishing Limited. Formerly known as Kingston Publishers, this company started its activity in 1999. One of the most renowned general and educational book publishers from the Caribbean region, LMH Publishing has extended significantly in time – even though they are located in Kingston, Jamaica, they also have an office in New York City, which is handled by Zebra Productions, and they have co-published several writings with overseas publishers.
Penned by: Clinton Black. The Reason It’s A Keeper: It’s an accounting of Jamaican history from the arrival of the Arawak’s over a millennium ago up to current time are written by the most reliable source, Jamaica’s government Archivist, Clinton Black. 7. Pieces of the Past: A Stroll Down Jamaica’s Memory Lane.
Guy, Henry A, ed. Women of Distinction in Jamaica 301.412097292 Ja Wom. Handbook of Jamaica (1881 – 1969 & 71) (Microfilm available) H354. Jamaica Gleaner Directory of Personalities (1981-2002)* 920 Ja Jam *Except years 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000) Lawrence, Archer. Monumental Inscriptions of British West Indies, Barbados & Jamaica
12 Most Read Jamaican Articles for 2020. The year 2020 was one of historic firsts and Jamaica was on the forefront of many of those events. Some of those were related to the COVID-19 pandemic, while many people sought articles that provided a welcome distraction from the stress of everyday life. Based on our Google Analytics here are the “12 ...