Barbuda: A Caribbean Island In Transition


  • Amy E. Potter,

  • Andrew Sluyter

  • Editors' Note: All photographs for this article were taken by the authors between 2007 and 2012 except for Figures  and , which were used by permission and taken by David R. Harris, Professor Emeritus at University College London, during his fieldwork in the early 1960s for his dissertation, directed by James J. Parsons of the Department of Geography of the University of California at Berkeley.



The article examines cattle herding and communal land tenure in Barbuda as well as other aspects of island society including the Barbudan transnational community.