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Jamaican History, General Information
Travelfacts. Jamaica History.
Brief synopsis of Jamaican history.

Jamaica Airlift Newsletter. People and History of Jamaica.
History and culture from Jamaican perspective.

Contains a summary of Jamaican history and culture.

Ethnologue. Jamaica.
Demographic data on Jamaica.

Jamaican History.

Morris, Margaret. Jamaica.

Donna Essix. A Brief History of Jamaica.
A thorough overview of Jamaican history.

Caribbean Super Site - Jamaica. Port Antonio.
History of the Port Antonio area.

Slave Revolts, Maroons, Rasta History
Jamaica Culture and Religion.
Discussion of the Maroons and their history. Also discusses Rastafari religion and its association with Marijuana (Ganja).

National Heroes of Jamaica.
Mentions several historical figures involved in the slave revolts against the Brittish.

Campbell, Horace. Rasta and Resistance.
Political and cultural analysis of the Rastafari movement.

Dread History: The African Diaspora, Ethiopianism, and Rastafari.
Contains useful definitions.

Reggae Features.
History of Reggae music. Also discusses Jamaican and Carribbean history.

March, Sydney. The Maroons of Jamaica. (GOPHER)

March, Sydney. The Maroons: Dark Warriors the Spanish Main.

Further Reading: Mavis C. Campbell. The Maroons of Jamaica, 1655-1796 : A History of Resistance, Collaboration and Betrayal.

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. Black Rebellion: Five Slave Revolts. 1998. Discusses history of slave revolts in Jamaica.

Robinson, Carey. The Fighting Maroons of Jamaica. 1969. History of the Maroon people in Jamaica.

Dallas, Robert Charles. The History of the Maroons. 1803.

Brymner, Douglas. The Jamaica Maroons: How They Came to Nova Scotia, and How They Left It. 1968.

Hart, Richard. Slaves Who Abolished Slavery. 1980.

Jamaican drug policy

Jamaica's former police commissioner recommends legalization

Hemp cultivation in Jamaica
mission - "to campaign by all legitimate and democratic methods to bring about reforms in the laws of Jamaica relating to ganja, and in particular to secure that no person should be punished under law for simple possession, use, or cultivation of ganja."

Marijuana seeds
Interesting site that lists different types of marijuana seeds that can be sold over the internet. most of these have jamaican roots/routes.

US and international drug policy

Drug Reform Coordination Network
(prohibition, international drug policies, etc.)

Schaffer Library of Drug Policy
in depth history and present context of marijuana in United States. the article includes reference to the dangers posed by Jamaican imported marijuana

Another drug policy library

Research on drug related topics.

Library of drug related new articles.

Drug Enforcement Agency

State Department international drug affairs

Cops against the drug war

Daily global drug war news

National Drug Strategy Network
Monthly newsletter from on American and international drug problem.

Marijuana Policy Project
Lobbies for reform of marijuan laws.

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

general information page on marijuana facts and myths. the site includes "Harvard Medical School mental health letter" (1987).

Drugs, the Law, the Future
the pros and cons of legalization, decriminalization, leaving it the same. there is reference to: drugs in american society, 4th ed., e. goode, mcgraw-hill 1993, chp. 13