Department of History and Philosophy
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Dr. Henderson Carter

 

Dr. Henderson Carter
Title: Lecturer in History
Department: History
Discipline: History
Qualifications: B.A. (Hons), Mphil., CUTL, PhD (UWI)
Contact: Room: A12 Tel.: (246) 417-4397 Fax: (246) 424-0634 E-mail: henderson.carter@cavehill.uwi.edu
Teaching Areas: Dr. Carter teaches West Indian History, Business History and Slavery and the US Civil War.
Biography: Henderson Carter is Lecturer in history at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. He obtained his PhD from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill in 2000 with the thesis ‘Resistance and Protest in Post Slavery Barbados, 1838-1904.’ He has since gone into the relatively new field of business history, producing the ground-breaking study ‘Business in Bim’ in 2007. He brings a wealth of teaching experience to his classes, having spent 14 years teaching at the post-secondary level. Dr. Carter is also the Convener of the CXC Syllabus Review Panel for Caribbean History.
Research:
  • Barbadian business history
  • Labour riots in the nineteenth century
  • Barbadian social history
Publications:
  • Labour Pains: Resistance and Protest in Post Slavery Barbados, 1838-1904.
  • Business in Bim: A Business History of Barbados, 1900-2000. Kingston: Ian Randle, 2007.
     
  • Shaping A Nation: Principals of Barbadian Schools, 1900-1980. Bridgetown: Government Information Service, 2004.
     
  • Moulding Communities, Touching Lives: A History of the Church of the Nazarene in Barbados, 1926-2008. Kingston: Ian Randle, 2008.
     
  • A History of the Carlton Supermarket, 1965-2002. Black Rock, St. Michael: Anchorage Records, 2002.
     
  • Powering Our Nation’s Progress: The Story of Electricity Service in Barbados, 1911-2011. Bridgetown: Barbados Light & Power Co. Ltd., 2011.
     

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