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    • Africae_1657

    • Africa-Maps-Early works to 1800; Africa
    • A map of Africa. The side borders of this map shows the decorative costumes of African peoples. The top panel illustrates Tanger, Ceuta, Alger, Tunis, Alexandria, Cairo (Alca), Mozambique and the Canaries.
    • Reflections on the Rebellion in St. Thomas in the East for today, July 11, 2004.

    • Insurgency-Jamaica-History; Slave insurrections-Jamaica-History-18th century; Jamaica-History-Morant Bay rebellion, 1865-1866;Maroons-Jamaica; Heroes-Jamaica; Jamaica-History
    • The causes and structures of slave revolts in Jamaica are discussed in this article. It also looks into the role of Maroons in slave uprisings. It questions if we can have a non-violent Morant Bay Rebellion today, and says that in order to have...
    • Our  ancestors and their migration.

    • Slavery-Jamaica-History-19th Century; Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Civilization
    • This research examines the origins of the majority of the Jamaican population, finding that the majority are of African descent. It also discusses how their influence shaped Jamaica's culture.
    • PARIS-Eglise Saint Etienne du Mont_448

    • Architecture, Renaissance, in art ; Church architecture - France ; Bell towers - France ; Tower clock - France ; Motor vehicles in art ; Human figure in art ; Clouds in art
    • Photograph of a renaissance church building in France with bell and clock towers; human figures and motor vehicle in foreground and low lying clouds visible at top.
    • PARIS-Le Moulin Rouge_1148

    • Moulin-Rouge (Night club : Paris, France) ; Windmills in art ; Motor vehicles in art ; Human figure in art.
    • Picture of the Moulin Rouge in France with windmill on top of building. Also included are parked motor vehicles and people outside of building.
    • Le canal du loing_5950

    • Landscape painting; Waterways in art; Buildings in art ; Trees in art ; Human figure in art.
    • Landscape painting with the following features: shallow winding body of water bordered by buildings, bare trees; man standing in background and sky visible in clearing at top.
    • The Prophet

    • Religion ; Man-woman relationships
    • The prophet announced to his followers that he was going to fly and commanded them all to sell their properties, bring the money to him and come to the settlement at the top of the mountain to await his flight to heaven. All seemed to be going well...
    • MT.IDA Summer Course

    • Creativity; Summer workshop
    • A brief account of one participant's experience at a four week summer course held at Mt. Ida. The name "Miss McNeil" is scribbled across the top of the letter, implying that she might have been the writer, and Mais was possibly one of the lecturers...
    • Big bage

    • Violence ; Children
    • Ferdie , a ragged street-wise boy, was feeling on top of the world until he encountered Herbert, his sworn enemy. The inevitable fight ensued with Ferdie unexpectedly winning. This victory gave him the courage to challenge the rich “stuck-up” kid...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Night shudders over all

    • Man-woman relationship; Marriage; Infidelity
    • Night time seems to bring to fore all sorts of events and behavior as people reach out for life or try to make sense of it. The author presents some examples, including: the wife who suspects her artist husband of philandering with his latest...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...
    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...


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