Now available online: a new issue of The New West Indian Guide

Now available online: a new issue of the New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids (NWIG, volume 95: 3/4).

The new issue includes 3 articles: “Gender, family, race, and the colonial state in early nineteenth-century Jamaica” by Aaron Graham, “Rethinking the historical development of Caribbean performance culture from an Afro-Iberian perspective: The case of Jankunu” by Jeroen Dewulf, and “Out of place: Race and color in Jamaican hotels, 1962–2020” by Henrice Altink. This issue also features 2 review articles by Bill Schwarz (“Windrush: Unresolved legacies”) and Peter Hulme (“Caribbean literary history”), plus 50 full reviews of books on the Caribbean. Read more.

The NWIG is a scholarly fully open access journal on the Caribbean, featuring English-language articles in the fields of anthropology, art, archaeology, economics, geography, geology, history, international relations, linguistics, literature, music, political science and sociology, and includes the world’s most complete review section on Caribbean books – covering some 150 books each year.  It is is a peer-reviewed journal and regularly publishes contributions by authors in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, England, Germany, Guyana, the Netherlands, Suriname, the United States, and Venezuela, as well as every part of the insular Caribbean.

The NWIG is a fully Open Access journal, which means that all articles are freely available online, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content, in exchange for an Article Publication Charge. As the journal receives a subvention for publication from the Members Association KITLV (Vereniging KITLV), the Article Publication Charge is waived. For more information, see the BrillOpen dedicated webpage.

All past issues of the NWIG, dating back to 1919, are also available, see here.

Editor-in-chief is senior KITLV researcher Rosemarijn Hoefte.

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