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Bahamas: Effects of Colonialism

Categories: Caribbean, Bahamas, Ethnicity & Race, History, Ideas, Politics

“There’s an affliction that strikes countries whose histories come out of colonialism. It’s the sense that what happens in your space of the world…is not quite real. It isn’t really happening to proper people”: Nicolette Bethel [1] explores one of the effects of the Bahamas’ colonial past, while Weblog Bahamas [2]‘ Rick Lowe asks: “I’m often left bewildered why colonialism is still blamed for this stuff after all these years. What am I missing?”