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By Maurice St. Pierre

A chief within the social flow that completed Trinidad and Tobago’s
independence from Britain in 1962, Eric Williams (1911–1981) served as its first major minister.
even supposing a lot has been written approximately Williams as a historian and a political candidate, Maurice St.
Pierre is the 1st to provide a full-length therapy of him as an highbrow. St. Pierre
specializes in Williams's function not just in tough the colonial exploitation of Trinbagonians
but in addition in trying to train and mobilize them so as to generate a collective identity
within the fight for independence. Drawing on broad archival learn and utilizing a conflated
theoretical framework, the writer deals a portrait of Williams that exhibits how his experiences
in Trinidad, England, and the USA radicalized him and the way his relationships with different Caribbean
intellectuals—along with targeté Césaire in Martinique, Juan Bosch within the Dominican
Republic, George Lamming of Barbados, and Frantz Fanon from Martinique—enabled him to seize
possibilities for social switch and make an important contribution to Caribbean
epistemology.

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