The Empowering Impulse: The Nationalist Tradition of by Glenford D Howe, G Howe, Don D Marshall

By Glenford D Howe, G Howe, Don D Marshall

In Barbados, nationwide identification emerged in accordance with fiscal, political and cultural sorts of domination. this article indicates how Barbadian attitudes and modes of behaviour were formed by way of category rule and hegemony, nation coverage, public associations and sophistication resistance.

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The fire was returned and, after much exchange, forty rebels were killed and seventy taken prisoner. Most were dispersed, once again, as a result of superior fire power. A large group fled north and reassembled at Golden Grove Plantation, some three-quarters of a mile away. They took cover at the plantation's great house, owned by assemblyman, Mr Grasset. The "Bourbon Blacks" pursued them and surrounded the house, from which the rebels fired upon them. , after the rebels were defeated, Colonel Codd arrived at Bayleys with his white soldiers.

These were Barbadian slaves who had come to counter the constraints of their social lives by identification with a larger, Creole, cultural reality. It seems clear that whites had identified the creolization of the Barbadian slave society as a major element in the stability of the slave system. Jack P. 15 One source cited notes that by the 1740s Creole slaves constituted almost two-thirds of the total slave population. 16 The shock with which whites received the news that the 1816 rebellion had been headed by "the drivers, tradesmen, and most opulent slaves" serves to indicate that they had incorrectly interpreted the implications of the creolization process.

118. Colonel Best to Abel Dottin, 28 September 1816. 119. Ibid. 120. Thomas Moody to H. Goulburn, 14 October 1816. 121. Governor Leith to Lord Bathurst, 21 September 1816, CO 28/85, f. 36. 122. Barbados Mercury and Bridgetown Gazette, 25 January 1817. See also E. Stoute, "Glimpses of Old Barbados", Advocate-News, 18 October 1970. 2 Forging a Barbadian Identity Lessons from the 1816 'Bussa' Slave Rebellion PEDRO WELCH Introduction The island of Barbados provides the physical and conceptual location for this paper.

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