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Creole Indigeneity

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a theoretical framework of Creole indigeneity, arguing that the concept is a way of recovering the excess or remainder of history and identity that shapes both social formations ... More


Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Shona N. Jackson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the colonial period in Guyana, the country’s coastal lands were worked by enslaved Africans and indentured Indians. This book investigates how their descendants, collectively called Creoles, ... More


Introduction

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter presents an outline of the topic of Creole indigeneity in Guyana. Between the myth of great wealth waiting to be discovered in the New World and the nation-states that ... More


Labor for Being: Making Caliban Work

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter continues the explanation a theory of Creole indigeneity with a discussion of the literary figure of the Caliban—emblematic of the dialectic of struggle with colonial power and ideology ... More


The Baptism of Soil: Indian Belonging in Guyana

Shona N. Jackson

in Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677757
eISBN:
9781452948232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677757.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Indo-Creole subjectivity in Guyana, and argues that the different trajectories for Indo-Caribbean social and cultural being in the New World still depend upon the manner of ... More


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