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Border Thinking and the Colonial Difference

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores theoretical responses to and departures from the modern world system. The first part looks into Anibal Quijano's concept of “coloniality of power” and Enrique Dussel's ... More


The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Jan Brokken

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt Before Chopin's Heart is not your usual music handbook. The book’s curious title refers to the presence of eleven Antilleans at the service held in the Warsaw church to ... More


Introduction: Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Anthropologists and cultural historians have related ‘creolization’ to processes of transformation produced by colonial rule, enslavement and plantation economies, while other scholars have seen ... More


Creolité and the Process of Creolization*

Stuart Hall

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Stuart Hall engages with ‘Créolité and Creolization’ sets out the theoretical orientation that guides this volume in his challenge to us to seek out creolization’s applicability outside of the ... More


World Systems and the Creole, Rethought*

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Gaytri Chakravorty Spivak addresses the limitations in grasping the theoretical and policy implications of the proposal of creolization. Discussing reolity rather than kinship as a model for ... More


Archipelago Europe: On Creolizing Conviviality

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez focuses on conviviality and examines the ethical underpinning of the project of creolization for ‘living together’. Discussing creolization as an ethics of ... More


Are We All Creoles? ‘Sable-Saffron’ Venus, Rachel Christie and Aesthetic Creolization

Shirley Anne Tate

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Shirley Anne Tate analyses the aesthetics of creolization. Introducing the cultural politics of beauty into Glissantian creolization she shows that aesthetics has the potential to take us beyond a ... More


On Being Portuguese: Luso-tropicalism, Migrations and the Politics of Citizenship

José Carlos Pina Almeida and David Corkill

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

José Carlos Almeida and David Corkill interrogate the implications of the European colonial project in tracing new cartographies and phenomena. Departing from reolization as a concept which refers to ... More


Comics, Dolls and the Disavowal of Racism: Learning from Mexican Mestizaje*

Mónica G. Moreno Figueroa and Emiko Saldívar Tanaka

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Mónica Moreno Figueroa and Emiko Saldivar explore the discourses of mestizaje (racial and cultural mixture) in Mexico in an attempt to understand the politics of public recognition of racism. They ... More


The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Valérie Loichot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Loichot traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze, or rather, colonial mouth, from the late 19th century to the inception of the 21st. The ubiquitous presence of food and ... More


“Weh eye nuh see heart nuh leap”: Claude McKay’s Literary Drag Performance in Banana Bottom

Jarrett H. Brown

in Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay examines the persuasive fit between the biographical evidence of Claude McKay’s life, his characterization of Bita Plant as a maroon figure returning to “the point of entanglement” ... More


Unleashing the Loas: The Literary Legacy of the Haitian Revolution in the U.S. South and the Caribbean

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter surveys the ways in which the Haitian Revolution was made a taboo subject in the U.S. South, as slave owners feared a similar conflagration; concurrently, however, appearances of the ... More


Contradictory Omens: Repatriation and Resistance in Ismith Khan’s The Jumbie Bird

Atreyee Phukan

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter delineates the multilayered Indo-Caribbean experience of the region’s nationalism as it sought to balance pride in the realization of independence from Britain on the subcontinent in ... More


Introduction

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces French Louisiana cultural and musical landscape. It contextualizes Creole and Cajun identities throughout Louisiana history up to the present and gives a brief description of ... More


Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Jane Anna Gordon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Asking whether one can develop an approach to studying political life that reflects its heterogeneity, Jane Anna Gordon offers the creolization of political theory as a viable response. Creolization, ... More


The Cuban <i>Ajiaco</i>

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the complex manifold hybrid cultural manifestations stemming from the human interactions discussed in the previous chapter. The chapter recurs to Fernando Ortiz’s ajiaco (Cuban ... More


Introduction

April J. Mayes

in The Mulatto Republic: Class, Race, and Dominican National Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049199
eISBN:
9780813050041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049199.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introduction provides an overview of the chapters and situates the present study in conversation within three separate historiographies: the “nueva ola” generation of Dominican historians who ... More


Spiritism and the Place of the Dead in Afro-Cuban Religion

Diana Espírito Santo

in Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060781
eISBN:
9780813050850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060781.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter delves into the spiritist movement and its beginnings in France and in Latin America with a view to conceptualizing how it came to assume a central ritual and cosmological function in ... More


Pots Sauvage: Plantation Pottery Traditions of Northwest Louisiana at the End of the Eighteenth Century

David W. Morgan and Kevin C. Macdonald

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter uses archival and archaeological data to identify the broad range of cultural trajectories that may have contributed to the creolization of the colonoware assemblage present at the ... More


Identity and Cultural Interaction in French Guiana during the Eighteenth Century: The Case of the Storehouse at Loyola

Antoine Loyer Rousselle and Réginald Auger

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In colonial times, French Guiana, located on the north coast of South America, was part of the circum-Caribbean region and participated in the triangular trade. Beginning with their arrival in 1665, ... More


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