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Jamaican volunteers in the First World War

race, masculinity and the development of national consciousness

by Smith, Richard

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Jamaica,
  • Jamaica.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Jamaica.,
    • Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- World War, 1914-1918.,
    • Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- Minorities -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Jamaica -- History -- To 1962.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRichard Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD547.J3 S65 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3434193M
      ISBN 100719069858
      LC Control Number2005274618
      OCLC/WorldCa56657022

      The stories of volunteers who signed up to the British West Indian Regiment in the First World War remain largely u Contains Strong Language - The Verb - Unwritten: Caribbean Poems after the First World War5/5(2).


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The first chapter in the book discusses the wartime crisis of white masculinity. Raymond Asquith, son of the wartime Liberal Prime Minister, complained of the increasing irritability and war-weariness of the officers in his own regiment, and thought that it showed a declining image of British masculinity.

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Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War. The main information is from the book, Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of a National Consciousness, by Richard Smith, Manchester, Manchester University Press, c.ISBN: The Royal Air Force (RAF) and Fleet Air Arm had included personnel from outside the United Kingdom from before the beginning of the Second World War, and many served in the Battle of Britain of Many of these volunteers were British subjects—thus, citizens—coming from territories that made up part of the British onally, a significant part was made up of refugees and.

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The results of participation are also assessed, around themes relating to what was achieved for King, country and : Dalea Bean. Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity & the Development of National Consciousness This groundbreaking study examines the dynamics of race and masculinity to provide fresh historical insight into.

Can I reccomend the book,Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War by Richard Smith. And for all readers to vist the Imperial War Museum as there is a small permanent exhibition for black volunteers in the first and second world wars. Reply. Many of these men became the first permanent Jamaican settlers in the UK after World War I, some of whom also subsequently fought for the country in World War II.

[3] [6] Despite this, by far the largest wave of Jamaican migration to the UK including people of all. 'A groundbreaking work on British and Dominion military policy in the First World War and the evolution of Dominion citizenship.' Source: The NYMAS Review 'Winegard’s study is based on extensive archival work across all the Dominions, and he has a solid grasp of the secondary literature as by: The British West Indies Regiment was a unit of the British Army during the First World War, formed from volunteers from British colonies in the West Indies.

2 Wartime service. 3 The Taranto Revolt. 6 Further reading. 8 External links. In the British Army formed a second West Indies regiment from Caribbean volunteers who had made their way Branch: British Army. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Race, Empire and First World War Writing. Edited by Santanu Das; Online ISBN: Smith, R., Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War (Manchester University Press, ), Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness.

Manchester University Press. ISBN [Book]. Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness.

Richard Smith. Out of Stock. Abstract. The first chapter introduces the main themes and concepts in the book as well as a justification for the research. It undertakes a broad conceptualisation of gender and warfare, particularly through feminist perspectives, and highlights the key literature and trends on the topic of femininities, masculinities and the World Wars from experts in the field.

Inno so-called ‘men of colour’ could have joined the Royal Air Force; but by the end of the war inthere were between and aircrew from the Caribbean out of a total of around six thousand volunteers who served during World War 2.

Title: Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War. Description: Electronic version of book published which studies the dynamics of race, masculinity and the development of national consciousness. Tributes to trailblazing Jamaican Second World War veteran Sam King have been flooding in after his death in the UK aged The first Black mayor of Southwark, in south London, 33 years ago, King has been hailed as a "pioneer" in British politics.

He was a lifelong Labour Party and trade union member. Guest Book Jamaican Studies Jamaican Personalities the Great War and was afterwards called the First World War, because most nations in the World became involved.

the second contingent of volunteers was sent off to was with a third following on March Richard has written widely on the experience of West Indian troops in both World Wars and the race and gender implications of military service in the British Empire, including Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness (, ).Occupation: Senior Lecturer.

Born in England, with a Jamaican father and a British mother of European descent, Mark's longstanding passion for history, which is accentuated by his family's close connection with the Second World War, has led him on a quest for answers to some of the lesser known facets of the conflict.

Caribbean Volunteers at War is his first historical work. The officer who refused to lie about being black. author of Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War.

Clemetson's name also appears on the war memorial in. Caribbean Volunteers at War - The Forgotten Story of the RAF's 'Tuskagee Airmen', Mark Johnson. During the Second World War nearly Black Caribbean volunteers served with the RAF, mainly within Bomber Command (mainly because by the time they reached Britain and the RAF that was the biggest command within the RAF).

Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness by Richard Smith (;) - An excellent companion to Howe's book, Smith's book takes a deeper look at the specific case of Jamaica in the First World War, switching between the internal and external fronts with a heavy.

Jamaica (/ dʒ ə ˈ m eɪ k ə / ()) is an island country situated in the Caribbean ng 10, square kilometres (4, sq mi) in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean (after Cuba and Hispaniola). Jamaica lies about kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and kilometres ( mi) west of Hispaniola (the island containing the countries of Calling code: +, + (Overlay of ; active.

1 Alison Fell, ‘Gendering the War Story’, JWCS, 1, 1, August,See also John Horne, ‘Masc ; 1 In the year of the centenary of the First World War, it is timely to reflect upon the rise of masculinity studies and its impact on the historiography of Britain’s military culture and the changing landscape of focused studies of the war.

To be sure, many historians now regard Cited by: 3. The Caribbean’s Great War is a Heritage Lottery funded project to highlight the involvement of the Caribbean and her people in the First World War.

The West India Committee was the heart of the Caribbean’s war effort in Britain and in established the West Indian Contingent Committee in response to the British Government’s decision to raise a West Indian army. [1] Richard Smith, Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness (Manchester University Press, ), pp [2] Paul Reed, Great War Lives: A Guide for Family Historians (Pen & Sword, ), Chapter Eleven.

Smith, Richard, Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness (Manchester, ) Winegard, Timothy, Indigenous Peoples of the British Dominions and the First World War (Cambridge, ). Born in England, with a Jamaican father and a British mother of European descent, Mark's longstanding passion for history, which is accentuated by his family's close connection with the Second World War, has led him on a quest for answers to some of the lesser known facets of the conflict.

Caribbean Volunteers at War is his first historical work/5(9).The West Indies Regiment was used extensively by the British Empire in policing the empire from to Other units in the JDF heritage include the early colonial Jamaica Militia, the Kingston Infantry Volunteers of WWI and reorganized into the Jamaican Infantry Volunteers in World War II.

Mark Johnson was at the National Archives today talking about African and African-Caribbeans who served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He described his 17 years research into the lives of the Black aircrew from the Caribbean and West Africa. His extensive experience into this hidden history enable him to help curate the "Pilots of the.