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Pan-Caribéanisme

Pan-Caribéanisme
THESE ISLANDS NOW

If Stalin in Isms Schisms ends with a prescription that tells the Caribbean people what they must avoid until the dawning of the new age, Rudder’s Rally Round the West Indies (1988), is more positively prescriptive in advising them on what they need to affirm. That calypso is indeed about cricket; but cricket becomes, as in CLR James’s Beyond a Boundarywhose title Rudder invokes, much more than a game. It becomes a manifestation of the spirit, potential and human excellence of the West Indian people, the perception of which had inspired and ignited the original dream of Federation. It is no mistake that the cyclic rise, fall and rebirth of West Indian cricket are compared with the ebb and flow of the Haitian Revolution