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Interview with The Most Hon Edward Seaga: Commonwealth Oral History Project


Interview with The Most Hon Edward Seaga, conducted 20th January 2015 in Kingston, Jamaica, as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation. Biography: Seaga, Edward Philip George. 1930- . Born in Boston, United States. Educated at Harvard University. Nominated to serve in the Legislative Council, Jamaican Parliament, 1959. Elected MP for Western Kingston in 1962, a constituency he would represent until 2005. Minister of Finance, 1967-72. Leader of the Opposition, 1974-80. Fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica, 1980-89. Leader of the Opposition, 1989-2005. Distinguished Fellow at the University of the West Indies, Mona, 2005- .

Onslow, Sue and Seaga, Edward and Craggs, Ruth Interview with The Most Hon Edward Seaga: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)


Item Type: Transcribed text
Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
History
Politics
Keywords: Apartheid, Canada, CHOGM, Cold War, Democracy, Grenada, Jamaica, Queen, South Africa, Trade and Investment
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project
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URI: http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/id/eprint/6056
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