Histories & Reference 

------Readings on The Historical, Cultural and Social background-----

Afari, Yasus. Overstanding Rastafari. Senya-Cum, 2007.
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand, Editor. Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Haitian Revolution. Verso Books, 2008.
Bogues, Anthony. Black Heretics Black Prophets. Routledge, 2003.
Brathwaite, Kamau. Caribbean Man in Space and Time: A Bibliographical and Conceptual Approach. Mona, Jamaica: Savacou, 1974.
Brathwaite, Kamau. Contradictory Omens: Cultural Diversity and Integration in The Caribbean. Mona, Jamaica: Savacou, 1974. ​
​------------as Editor. Iouanaloa: Recent Writing from St. Lucia. Castries: Government Printing Office, 1963 ​
Bright, Michael. Wild Caribbean. London: BBC Books, 2006.
Buck-Morss, Anne. Hegel, Haiti and Universal History. U of Pittsburgh, 2009.
Chevannes, Barry. Rastafari: Roots and Ideology. Syracuse, 1994.
Coombs, Orde, editor (1939-1984). Is Massa Day Dead?: Black Moods in the Caribbean. Anchor/Doubleday, 1974.
Corsbie, Ken. Theatre in the Caribbean. Introduction by Trevor Rhone. Hodder & Stoughton, 1984.
Crowley, Daniel. La Rose and La Marguerite Societies in St. Lucia. The Journal of American Folklore. vol. 71, no. 282 (1958);
-------------------Song and Dance in St. Lucia in Ethnomusicology vol. 1. No. 9 (January 1957);
-------------------The Shak-Shak in the Lesser Antilles in Ethnomusicology vol. 2. No. 3 (September 1958). ​
Dubois, Laurent. Avengers of the New World. Harvard, 2004.
Haiti: The Aftershocks of History. Metropolitan Books, 2012
Fanon, Frantz. A Dying Colonialism. Grove Press, 1965
--------------------Black Skin, White Masks. Grove Press, 2008 ​
--------------------The Wretched of the Earth. Grove Press, 2004.
Fermor, Patrick Leigh. The Traveller’s Tree. Murray, 1950.
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of Freedom. Rown & Littlefield, 1998
-------------------Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Continuum, 2000.
​ Haynes, Leanne. Innumerable Iguanas: St. Luciaís Literary Landscape. PhD Dissertation 2012.
​ Higman, B.W. A Concise History of the Caribbean. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, 1807-1834. UWI, 1995.
Hill, Donald R. Caribbean Folklore: A Handbook. Greenwood Press, 2007.
Hill, Errol. The Trinidad Carnival: Mandate for a National Theatre. London: New Beacon, 1997.
Hillman, Richard S. and D’Agostino, Thomas J., editors. Understanding the Contemporary Caribbean. 2nd edition. Reinner, 2009. ​
James, C.L.R.  Beyond a Boundary. Duke, 1993;
​ -----------------The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. 2nd Edition Rev. Vintage Books, 1989;
-----------------Mariners, Renegades & Castaways, with an introduction by Donald E. Pease. Dartmouth/New England, 2001.
Knight, Franklin W. & Palmer, Colin A., editors. The Modern Caribbean. UNC Press, 1989. ​
Lamming, George, editor. Enterprise of the Indies. Trinidad & Tobago Institute of the West Indies, 1999. ​                        
---------- editor. On the canvas of the world. Published by the Trinidad and Tobago Institute of the West Indies, 1999.
Lewis, Rupert C. Walter Rodney: 1968 Revisited. Canoe Press at UWI, 1998
MartÌn-Bar, Ignacio. Writings for a Liberation Psychology. Harvard, 1994
Meeks, Brian and Folke, Lindahl, editors. New Caribbean Thought. UWI Press, 2001.
Murrel, N. Samuel, Spencer, William and Anthony, Adrian, editors. Chanting Down Babylon: A Rastafari Reader. Ian Randle, 1998.
​Poupeye, Veerle. Caribbean Art. Thames & Hudson, 1998.
​Richardson, Michael, editor. Refusal of the Shadow: Surrealism & the Caribbean. Verso, 1996.
Roberts, Peter. West Indians and Their Language. Cambridge, 1988.
​​Rogozinski, Jan. A Brief History of the Caribbean. Penguin Books, 1999.
​Rodney, Walter (1942-1980). The Groundings with My Brothers. Bogle-LíOuverture , 1969. Reprint, 1990.
Said, Edward W. Culture and Imperialism. Knopf, 1993;
​ ​--------------------Orientalism. Vintage, 1979.
Senghor, Leopold Sedar. The Collected Poetry. U of Va, 1991.
​Smith, M.G.; Augier, Roy; and Nettleford, Rex. The Rastafari Movement in Kingston, Jamaica. ISER, UWI, 1960.
Thieme, John. Post-Colonial Studies: The Essential Glossary. Hodder Arnold, 2003.
Tignor, Robert L. W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics. Princeton, 2006.
Turner, William and John Nicholl. The Voyage of the Olive Branch.
​In Wild Majesty: Encounters with Caribs from Columbus to the Present Day. Ed. Peter Hulme and Neil. L. Whitehead. Clarendon Press, 1992.
Udal, J. S. Obeah in the West Indies. Folklore. Vol. 26, no 3. ​
Williams, Eric. From Columbus to Castro: the History of the Caribbean 1492-1969. A.Deutsch, 1970.
​ ----------------Capitalism & Slavery. UNC Press, 1944/1994.
Witvliet, Theo. A Place in the Sun: An Introduction to Liberation Theology in the Third World. Orbis, 1984.
Young, Robert C.J. Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford Uni , 2003.
Zips, Werner, editor. Rastafari: A Universal Philosophy in the Third Millennium. Ian Randle, 2005.

------On Bob Marley/Reggae------

​Boot, Adrian & Goldman, Vivien. Bob Marley: Soul Rebel-Natural Mystic. Eel Pie Publishing/Hutchinson, 1981
Bradley, Lloyd. This is Reggae Music: The Story of Jamaica’s Music. Grove Press, 2001. ​
Dawes, Kwame. Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius. Bobcat Books, 2007.
Marley, Bob. Songs of Freedom: The Complete Lyrics. Omnibus Press, 2001.
Marley, Cedella, Hausman, Gerald. The Boy from Nine Miles. Hampton Roads, 2002.
Marley, Rita (with Hettie Jones). No Woman No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley. Hyperion, 2005. ​
Steckles, Garry. Bob Marley: A Life (1945-1981). Macmillan Caribbean/Signal Books/Interlink Books, 2008.
White, Timothy. Catch A Fire: the Life of Bob Marley. Holt Paperbacks, 1998.

​------Bibliographies, Indexes, Reference materials------

Allsopp, Richard (1923-2009). Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage. Oxford, 1997.
Crosbie, Paul et al. Kweyol Dictionary. SIL International, 2001
Frommer, Harvey and Myrna. Co-authors of 5 oral histories: 
---------It Happened in the Catskills, 
---------It Happened in Brooklyn,  
---------Growing Up Jewish in America,  
---------It Happened on Broadway  
---------It Happened in Manhattan. 
Professors at Dartmouth College, Allen studied the art & techniques of oral history with them prior to beginning the St. Lucia Project.
​Mitchell, Don. Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography, 2000-. 10th Edition. An online bibliography. Lists English language non-fiction from 1492 to the present. ​