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Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Rivke Jaffe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

In the popular imagination, Caribbean islands represent tropical paradise. This image underlies the efforts of many environmentalists to protect Caribbean coral reefs, mangroves, and rainforests. ... More


I Put Fear in the Hearts of Those Who Engage in this Trade: French Efforts to Isolate Haiti in the Atlantic World

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The most important challenge that Haiti faced was the continued opposition of France, Chapter 1 addresses why France was unable to convince foreign powers to isolate Haiti. It focuses on the efforts ... More


Conclusions

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter demonstrates how a comprehensive study of Martí’s work can yield significant information. This book shows that understanding the timeline and the context for his writing on race and ... More


Black Power, Popular Revolt, and Decolonization in the Dutch Caribbean

Gert Oostindie

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter opens with a summary of Dutch decolonization policies in the Caribbean, followed by an analysis of the state of affairs in Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles in the late 1960s, ... More


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