Ramdin, Ron(ald Andrew)

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RAMDIN, Ron(ald Andrew)

RAMDIN, Ron(ald Andrew). British (born Trinidad), b. 1942. Genres: Novels, Area studies, History, Biography. Career: British Library, London, 1969-; journalist for British Broadcasting Corp.'s "BBC Caribbean," 1982- 83; lecturer; guest on radio and television programs. Publications: From Chattel Slave to Wage Earner: A History of Trade Unionism in Trinidad and Tobago, 1982; (author of intro.) The Black Triangle: The People of the African Diaspora, 1985; The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain, 1987; Paul Robeson: The Man and His Mission, 1987; The World in View: The West Indies, 1990; The Other Middle Passage, 1994; Re-Imaging Britain, 1999; Arising from Bondage: A History of the Indo-Caribbean People, 2000. Contributor to books. Address: c/o The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB, England. Online address: [email protected]