« Venezuela keeps getting worse | Main | Back to Trinidad »

April 17, 2017

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

It probably all is on (3). There was a book written on the West Indies' federal period where the author speculated that had the WI not disintegrated then an inertia (fueled by civic education and the fact that it was the status quo) would have developed that would help glue the WI together (not necessarily all a bed of roses of course), and on page 36 of that paper you referenced, the authors note that public education has always played a major role in building national identity and could do so for Europe.

Had the WI had better politicos during 1955-1962 and gotten a few better breaks then the breakup of the federation probably would not have happened.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)