The Remaining Colonies in the Caribbean - Call for Papers for New Book

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House of Nehesi Publishers
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House of Nehesi Publishers, based in St. Martin, Caribbean, invite contributions (articles, essays, speeches) for the upcoming book, The Remaining Colonies in the Caribbean (working title). The submission deadline is November 1, 2009 and the estimated publication date is February 2010.

Edited by Lasana M. Sekou, the book will explore the state of independence movements in the remaining colonies in the Caribbean region. The position paper should include a brief background of the history of independence-related ideas and activities within the specific territory or territories, with a focus on approaches, challenges, comparisons, and stages of progress.

Articles must be unpublished and should be a minimum of 10 pages and maximum of 16 pages. All submissions must be in English (submissions in Dutch, French, Kwéyòl, Papiamentu, or Spanish must be accompanied by the English translation for publication). Authors will retain copyright to their paper upon publication and will receive 10 complimentary copies of the book.

For more information, contact Lasana M. Sekou (editor) at P.O. Box 460, Philipsburg, St. Martin or by e-mail at,, or