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Model: WI0951
Publishers: L.M.H. PUBLISHING
Price: $3,600.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 12 September, 2011.
In this book, the reader is immersed into a fascinating journey of Jamaica's historical development from colonization to economic and political independence. One cannot help but be fascinated by the description of the beauty of the Jamaican landscape and the possibility of environmental depredation. The author's prescriptions for renewal is a compelling narrative. Jamaican folklore is replete with stories of the fortitude and endurance of its people in the most hostile environment. One can identify with the author's description of their resilience, determination and expectations. There is contained in its analysis a critical examination of political and organizational leadership and their effects on the lives of the Jamaican people. One cannot dismiss the incisive assessment of the shortcomings of political parties, political power, political representations, their contributions to the existing state of poverty, and their failure to provide meaningful improvements to the people.