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Björn Kumm's Note

CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

The US Invasion of Grenada: A 20-Year Retrospective. Stephen Zunes, Foreign Policy in Focus (10/03).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

WWW Virtual Library

In the Library: Articles

Ambursley, Fitzroy. "Grenada: the New Jewel Revolution," in Ambursley & Cohen (eds.) Crisis in the Caribbean (NY, 1983), pp. 191-223.

Boyle, Francis A. "International lawlessness in Grenada," American Journal of International Law 78,1 (1984):172-75.

Brent, Harold. "Education or death: discovering the meaning of education in a revolutionary society," Radical Teacher (11/83):29-33,46.

Castro, Fidel. "On Grenada," Monthly Review 35,8 (1984):11-29.

Connell-Smith, Gordon. "The Grenada invasion in historical perspective: from Monroe to Reagan," Third World Quarterly 6,2 (1984):432-45.

Ferguson, James. "Nutmeg cracked," New Internationalist (4/94):31. Grenadan rural economy vs. Indonesian structural adjustment.

Fineman, Mark. "Grenada in a spicy dilemma," LA Times (12/24/01). Crisis in world nutmeg trade.

Heine, Jorge. "Grenada: a revolution aborted," in Beckles & Shepherd (eds.) Caribbean Freedom: Economy & Society from Emancipation to the Present (NY, 1996).

Henfrey, Colin. "Between populism & Leninism: the Grenadian experience," Latin American Perspectives 42 (sum 1984):15-36.

James, Ian. "Oliver North Organizing Nostalgia Cruise to Grenada," San Jose Mercury (11/22/02).

Kirton, Claremont D. "Grenada & the IMF: the PRG’s extended fund facility program, 1983," Latin American Perspectives 16.3 (sum 1989):121-44.

LaDuke, Betty. "Women, art & culture in the New Grenada," Latin American Perspectives 42 (sum 1984):37-522.

Moore, John Norton. "Grenada & the international double standard," American Journal of International Law 78,1 (1984):145-68.

Oakes, Elizabeth. "Grenada under occupation: US economic policy, 1983-87," Rethinking Marxism 1,3 (fall 88).

Payne, Douglas W. "Letter from Grenada," Nation (3/22/99):22-24. On harsh
socioeconomic impact of a narrow focus on tourism in development planning.

Reddock, R. "Popular movement to ‘mass organization": the case of the National Women’s Organization of Grenada (NOW), 1979-1983," in Slater (ed.) New Social Movements & the State in Latin America (Amsterdam, 1985).

Schoenhals, Kai. "Belize & revolutionary Grenada: a partnership in the Caribbean, 1979-1983," in R. Woodward (ed.) Central America: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Crisis (NY, 1988).

Sutton, Paul. "Grenadian callaloo: recent books on Grenada," Latin American Research Review 23,1 (1988):133-52.

Vermaat, J.A. Emerson. "Church & state in Grenada during the Bishop regime, 1979-1983," Religion in Communist Lands 14,1 (spr 1986):43-55.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adkin, Mark. Urgent Fury: The Battle for Grenada (Lexington, 1989).

Ambursley, Fitzroy & James Dunkerley. Grenada: Whose Freedom? (NY: Monthly Review, 1984).

Burrowes, Reynold A. Revolution & Rescue in Grenada: An Account of the US-Caribbean Invasion (Westport CT, 1988).

Dunn, Peter & Bruce Watson (eds.) American Intervention in Grenada: The Implications of Operation "Urgent Fury" (Boulder, 1985).

EPICA Task Force. Grenada. The Peaceful Revolution (Washington, 1982).

Ferguson, James. Grenada: Revolution in Reverse (London, 1990).

Latin America Bureau. Grenada: Whose Freedom? (London, 1984).

Lewis, Gordon K. Roots of Revolution: Gairy & Gairyism in Grenada (San Germán: U. Interamericana, 1986).

__________. Grenada: The Jewel Despoiled (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1987).

Mandle, Jay R. Big Revolution, Small Country. The Rise & Fall of the Grenada Revolution (Lanham MD: North-South, 1985).

Marable, Manning. African & Caribbean Politics: From Kwame Nkrumah to the Grenada Revolution (London: Verso, 1987)

Marcus, Bruce & Michael Taber (eds.) Maurice Bishop Speaks: The Grenada Revolution, 1979-83 (NY: Pathfinder, 1983).

O’Shaughnessy, Hugh. Grenada. Revolution, Invasion & Aftermath (London, 1984).

Pryor, Frederic L. Revolutionary Grenada: A Study in Political Economy (NY, 1986).

Sandford, Gregory W. & Richard Vigilante. Grenada: The Untold Story (Lanham MD, 1984).

__________. The New Jewel Movement: Grenada’s Revolution, 19791983 (Washington, 1985).

Schoenhals, Kai P. & Richard A. Melanson. Revolution & Intervention in Grenada: The New Jewel Movement, the US & the Caribbean (Boulder, 1985).

Searle, Chris. Grenada: The Struggle Against Destabilization (London, 1983).

__________. Words Unchained: Language & Revolution in Grenada (London, 1984).

Singham, A.W. The Hero & the Crowd in a Colonial Polity (New Haven, 1968). Political career of E.M. Gairy.

Smith, M.G. Stratification in Grenada (Berkeley, 1965).

Thorndike, Tony. Grenada: Politics, Economics & Society (Boulder, 1985).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Grenada" [1983], dir. ?, 30m. From Cinema Guild. Story behind construction of controversial Port Salinas airport by Cuban engineers.

"Grenada: The Future Coming Toward Us" [1984], dir. J. Douglas & C. Ashhurst, 55m. From Cinema Guild. Profiles Maurice Bishop's New Jewel Movement & reasons for US military invasion.

"Heartbreak Ridge" [1986], dir. Clint Eastwood, 130m. In video stores. Grizzled Marine nearing retirement leads US forces in invasion of Grenada.

"Maurice" [1984], dir. ?, 27m. From Cinema Guild. Examines 1983 coup & assassination of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, & subsequent US invasion.

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