Labour and the Decolonization Struggle in Trinidad and Tobago

  • Jerome Teelucksingh

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jerome Teelucksingh
    Pages 1-11
  3. Jerome Teelucksingh
    Pages 12-37
  4. Jerome Teelucksingh
    Pages 58-82
  5. Jerome Teelucksingh
    Pages 116-144
  6. Jerome Teelucksingh
    Pages 145-173
  7. Jerome Teelucksingh
    Pages 174-178
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 179-235

About this book


This book provides evidence that Labour in Trinidad and Tobago played a vital role in undermining British colonialism and advocating for federation and self-government. Furthermore, there is emphasis on the pioneering efforts of the Labour movement in party politics, social justice, and working class solidarity.


Labour decolonization trade unions Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean working class self-government federation British West Indies colonialism Legislative Council imperialism party politics colonization labour movement

Authors and affiliations

  • Jerome Teelucksingh
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the West IndiesTrinidad and Tobago

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