A significant body of materials within the collections focuses on the the post- or neo-colonial Caribbean. Featured here are numerous sources that focus on nation building’, political organisation, development, and their discontents - all in the wake of formal state independence. Thematic strengths include: regional integration, political parties and pressure groups, post-independence government administration and policy reports. Notable too is the extensive collection of speeches by and works on a number of Anglophone and non-Anglophone post/neo-colonial leaders.
he Senate house libraries Political Pamphlets archive holds a host of 20th Century political materials from across the Caribbean including manifestos, labour union pamphlets, political prisoner campaigning and copies of speeches. Below is an overview of these items - please consult the archive website for more info. http://polarch.sas.ac.uk/
Government of Trinidad and Tobago [92 items] - economoic policy,education, development, policing and legal reports http://bit.ly/2tFSQJ9
Trinidad And Tobago Central Statistical Office [123 items] - agriculture, finance/business, cencus, and education stats for Trinidad and the Eastern Caribbean (Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent) http://bit.ly/2eKlRfS