Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Vincentian Pioneers

I just got this press release from Cheryl King:

KINGS-SVG Publishers is pleased to announce the republication of “Pioneers in Nation-building in a Caribbean Mini-State” by Sir Rupert John with a new Foreword (a biography of Sir Rupert) by Karl John. The new edition is edited by Baldwin King, Cheryl L. A. King and Karl John. The original book was published in 1979 by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

In the preface to the original edition, Sir Rupert stated that the book was “an attempt to consider in one small volume the lives of twenty-two Vincentians and the contributions they made during the earlier years of the twentieth century to the political, economic, social or cultural development of their native land”. The individuals profiled were George McIntosh, Herbert A. Davis, Ebenezer Duncan, Alfred C. DeBique, Benjamin N. Bacchus, James R. Cato, Thomas W. Clarke, Christopher W. Prescod, Darnley E. Williams, Robert M. Anderson, Joseph B. Bonadie, James E. Sprott, Owen D. Brisbane, Walter M. Grant, Joseph M. Gray, Alexander M. Fraser, Donald C. McIntosh, Arnold M. Punnett, Simon S. Garrett, James A. Providence, Henry Crichton and Robert T. Samuel. .

The retail cost of the book (paperback, 257 pages, ISBN: 0-9778981-3-X) is US$29.95 plus shipping and handling (approximately US$5 in the US, US$6.50 to Canada and US $10.00 to the Caribbean and the United Kingdom, by airmail).

If you would like to have your book signed by one or more of the editors, just send us the relevant information.

To order, please send us your name, address and payment (check or money order payable to KINGS-SVG) to: B. King, P. O. Box 702, Madison, NJ 07940. U.S.A . You may also place your order through our website: (Click on Bookstore). Our