HODGSON, Eva N.
Title: Second Class Citizens; First Class Men, or Great men all remind us ...
Publisher:  Writers' Machine, 1997, ISBN:0969349106
Seller ID: 90655
HODGSON, Eva N. Second Class Citizens; First Class Men, or “Great men all remind us ...”. Third Edition. N.pl.: The Writers' Machine, 1997. Pp [i]-vi,-273,(1). Index. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. A study of “the most tumultuous peiod of Bermuda's social history, the decade from 1953 to 1963. This was a time when theatres, restaurants, and hotels were desegragated, when labour found a voice through the Bermuda Industrial Union, when the Progressive labour Party and the United Bermuda Party were formed and beganrepresenting black interests on the political stage, and when the franchis e was extended to ball of Bermuda's citizens – black and white – over the age of 21 years. [...] This third edition [...] updates the fight for equality of Bermuda's black population, and brings it into the 1980s. In a new addendum, Dr. Hodgson describes and evaluates the significant social trends that have developed in Bermuda over the past 25 years, and looks to the future in terms of how the struggle must continue.” - from the back cover. Contents : 1. The Backdrop. 2. Spotlight on the Problem 1953-55. 3. The Quiet Years 1956-58. 4. The Memorable Year 1959. 5. The Franchise and the Challenge of the C.U.A.S. 1960-63. 6. The End of a Decade 1963. Afterword to the first edition. 7. Twenty-five years later. Very good. 60.00