Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-212) and index.
Introduction -- The 'romance' of foreign: distance, perspective and an inclusive nationhood -- The exigencies of 'home': Barbadian poverty and British nation-building -- Gender and the moral economy -- Race, nation and the politics of memory -- 'A common language of the spirit': cultural awakenings and national belongings -- From diffidence to desperation: the British, the Americans, the war and the move to Federation -- Conclusion.
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