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Historiographical and methodological interlude

We will use this lecture to address a couple of key issues: how to pick through the diversity of the Caribbean region to identify underlying commonalities over time, and the ways of approaching visual representations of the Caribbean.

Reading List

Higman, B. W. (ed.), Historiography, UNESCO History of the Caribbean, vol. 6 (London, 2003).

Higman, B. W., 'The Sugar Revolution', The Economic History Review, New Series 53 (2) (2000), pp 213-236.

Higman, B. W., Writing West Indian Histories (London, 1999).

Rose, Gillian, Visual Methodologies: An Introduction to Researching with Visual Materials (London, 2012). [There are multiple editions]