The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean
260 pp, $25 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-663-9
By Gerald Horne
Reviewed by Sarah Barber
“This latest work by Gerald Horne, born January 3, 1949 and still producing history monographs at a rate of knots, inspired me to wonder why he is not better known in Britain. One reason might be that he is African American and a professor of African American History. Britain—maybe Europe in general—looked across the Atlantic and patronized former colonies experiencing their troubled relationship with Jim Crow, sharecropping, lynching, the Klan, chaingangs, the need for freedom marches and civil rights’ campaigns, gang warfare, crime, guns, and ghettos….”
Read the review in New West Indian Guide (vol. 93) at BRILL
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