- Studies of the Americas
- Introduction / Jean Besson and Janet Momsen -- Historical perspectives on land and crop production -- The importance of the 1897 British Royal Commission / Bonham C. Richardson -- The Colonial Office and soil conservation in the British Caribbean, 1938-1950 / Lawrence S. Grossman -- Domestic food production in Guadeloupe in World War II / Glenroy Taitt -- Cuba's farmers' markets in the "special period", 1990-1995 / Rebecca Torres, Janet Momsen, and Debbie A. Niemeier -- Policy, planning and management -- Land, development and indigenous rights in Suriname: the role of international human rights law / Ellen-Rose Kambel -- The management of state lands in Trinidad and Tobago / J. David Stanfield and A.A. Wijetunga -- The participation paradox: stories from St Lucia / Jonathan Pugh -- Land disputes and development activity in the Dominican Republic / Donald Macleod -- Land policy in Jamaica in the decade after Agenda 21 / Learie A. Miller and David Barker -- Land for the peasantry? -- "Squatting" as a strategy for land settlement and sustainable development / Jean Besson -- The triumph of the commons: Barbuda belongs to all Barbudans together / David Lowenthal and Colin Clarke -- The contested existence of a peasantry in Martinique: scientific discourses controversies and evidence / Christine Chivallon -- The waxing and waning of land for the peasantry in Barbados / Janet Momsen -- Agro-biodiversity as an environmental management tool in small-scale farming landscapes: implications for agrochemical use / Balfour Spence and Elizabeth Thomas-Hope -- Landscape, migration and development -- Arboreal landscapes of power and resistance / Mimi Sheller -- From the pre-colonial to the virtual: the scope and scape of land, landuse, and landloss on Montserrat / Jonathan Skinner -- "Leave to come back": the importance of family land in a transnational Caribbean community / Beth Mills -- Collateral and achievement: land and Caribbean migration / Margaret Byron.
- 140397392X (alk. paper)
9781403973924 (alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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