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Order and place in a colonial city

patterns of struggle and resistance in Georgetown, British Guiana, 1889-1924

by Juanita De Barros

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montréal, Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgetown (Guyana),
  • Guyana,
  • Georgetown
    • Subjects:
    • Social conflict -- Guyana -- Georgetown -- History,
    • Public spaces -- Guyana -- Georgetown -- History,
    • Conflits sociaux -- Guyana -- Georgetown -- Histoire,
    • Espaces publics -- Guyana -- Georgetown -- Histoire,
    • Georgetown (Guyana) -- Ethnic relations,
    • Georgetown (Guyana) -- History,
    • Georgetown (Guyana) -- Relations interethniques,
    • Georgetown (Guyana) -- Histoire

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-248) and index.

      StatementJuanita De Barros.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2389.G3 D42 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3354000M
      ISBN 10077352455X
      LC Control Number2004381197
      OCLC/WorldCa50143428

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Book Description: The elites saw the city's markets and streets as dirty, filled with dangerous non-white crowds. The poor saw these public places as sites of play and livelihood.

De Barros shows how these opposing views set the stage for a series of petty disputes and large-scale riots. The "little. In Order and Place in a Colonial City Juanita De Barros explores the conflicting visions of public areas held by local political and economic elites and by non-white urban poor in Georgetown, British Guiana, demonstrating that the period of study was marked by class and racial tensions as the social and political landscape of the city changed significantly.

Summary: "In Order and Place in a Colonial City Juanita De Barros explores the conflicting visions of public areas held by local political and economic elites and by non-white urban poor in Georgetown, British Guiana, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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