Froudacity West Indian fables by James Anthony Froude by Thomas, J. J.

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Originally published, London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1889.

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Statementexplained by J.J. Thomas ; with an introduction by C.L.R. James, and a biographical note by Donald Wood.
ContributionsFroude, James Anthony.
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Number of Pages194
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John Jacob Thomas was a Trinidadian intellectual who is best known today for Froudacity, his scathing rejoinder to Froude’s book, The English in the West Indies.

Thomas was aware that Froude’s book was circulating in London and worried about its implications for the British Caribbean colonies. that,"Whileslavery continued, the whtes ruledeffectively and economically." It will be yet more clearly shown in a laterpartofthis essay that during slavery, in fact for upwards of two centuries after its introduction, the West Indies were ruled byslave-owners,who happened to beofall colours,themeansofpurchasing slaves and.

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John Jacob Thomas () was one of the leading members of a newly emergent intelligentsia in nineteenth-century Trinidad—a group that could be identified as both "Victorian" and "Pan-Africanist"—who not only challenged British imperialist accounts of Trinidad but also tried to show the interconnections, bloodlines, and origins of "Caribbean" and "English" identities usually perceived.

Jun 21,  · Inwhen John La Rose asked C. James to write an introduction to J. Thomas's Froudacity, a book New Beacon Books republished, James noted that when people read Thomas, "They will discover where we and [Frantz] Fanon and [Aime] Cesaire came from."John Jacob Thomas, better known as JJ Thomas, a jet-black man, was born in two years after slavery had.

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Aug 11,  · Thomas replied with a spirited attack on Froude and his odious opinions, and he published his rebuttal in a book entitled ‘Froudacity’. The book attracted international attention, and John Jacob established himself as an author of exceptional scholarship and ability.

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The black Trinidadian intellectual J. Thomas wrote Froudacity () as a riposte to such "miserable skin and race doctrine." Thomas defends the "soundness and nobility" of the African character, and suggests that exploitation by Europeans has interrupted the natural progress of subject peoples, not their own inherent limitations.

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Founded in by John La Rose and Sarah White, it was the first Caribbean publishing house in England. New Froudacity ().Founders: John La Rose (–), Sarah White.

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By ERIC WILLIAMS (London, André Deutsch, ). pp. 42s. The East Indian Indenture in Trinidad. By JUDITH ANN WELLER (Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Institute of Caribbean Studies, ). xxii + pp. $4.By any standard the achievements of John Jacob Thomas were remarkable. Given that he was self made and had taken the rough road by design, he can only be described as the one of the most phenomenal intellectuals ever to be born in Trinidad.

His work on Creole showed a determination and clarity of vision towards building nation.

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