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Catholics and Abolitionists

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the opposition to Javouhey's radical ideas and her independence within the Catholic church, especially a prolonged conflict with the Bishop of Autun (the Autun affair) regarding ... More


Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Myriam Arcangeli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In historical archaeology, the concept of “ceramic culture” is a new approach to the analysis of material culture and the exploration of the past. By focusing on the users that handled archaeological ... More


Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Jason Herbeck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Construction of identity has constituted a vigorous source of debate in the Caribbean from the early days of colonization to the present, and under the varying guises of independence, ... More


La Vie Quotidience: Historical Archaeological Approaches to the Plantation Era in Guadeloupe, French West Indies

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historical archaeological research has had a productive 30 years investigating the experiences and contexts of plantation slavery in the Caribbean. However, the French Caribbean, home to the majority ... More


Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Philippe Zacaïr (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Over the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as ... More


Creole Counterdiscourses and French Departmental Hegemony: Reclaiming “Here” from “There”

ADLAI H. MURDOCH

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the French departmentalization law governing Guadeloupe and Martinique. It discusses the history and background of the départements d'outremer and suggests that the geopolitical ... More


Max Jeanne's Western: Eschatological Sarcasm in the Postcolony

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines two cinepoetic works of the early postcolonial era (1955-1971) to show that cinepoetry was invoked for yet another purpose besides utopian experimentation and poststraumatic ... More


Introduction

Philippe Zacaïr and Catherine Reinhardt

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter gives an account of anti-Haitianism which spread across the Caribbean basin. Special attention is given to the condition of Haitian immigrants residing in the Caribbean ... More


Guadeloupe

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the correspondence between Eugène and Adèle Galles during Eugène’s tour of duty in Guadeloupe as part of the Forty-Eighth Regiment, of which Jean-Marie Le Ridant was second in ... More


Maryse Condé’s Histoire de la femme cannibale: Coming Out in the French Antilles

Bénédicte Boisseron

in Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the culture of transatlantic commuting in the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. It uses the life and work of the Guadeloupean Maryse Condé, and particularly the recurrent ... More


From Kakukera to Guadeloupe

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter illustrates why Guadeloupe is a good place to study French colonial society and history. It summarizes the history of Guadeloupe and provides the social and historical context for ... More


Between Terror and Transcendence: Global Narratives of Islam and the Political Scripts of Guadeloupe’s Indianité

Yarimar Bonilla

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how labor activists in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe navigate tropes of ethnic difference in the context of rising Islamophobia and the cultural effects of the ... More


Sun, Sea, and Sound: Music and Tourism in the Circum-Caribbean

Timothy Rommen and Daniel T. Neely (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199988853
eISBN:
9780199378739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988853.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Within the circum-Caribbean, the ubiquity of tourism and the variety of musical life are hard to miss. Scholars have long explored both of these themes in the Caribbean, but have done so from ... More


Beyond Radical Enchantment: Mesmerizing Laborers in the Americas

Emily Ogden

in Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226532165
eISBN:
9780226532479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532479.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter describes mesmerism’s beginnings in the US in the 1830s, showing that the practice became known as a means of using other people’s enchantment in order to manage them. Born on a sugar ... More


Telling Stories of Slavery: Cultural Re-appropriations of Slave Memory in the French Caribbean Today

Catherine Reinhardt

in At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter three, by Catherine Reinhardt, uses the recent memorial surge and calls for school curricular revisions as a starting point for examining how local populations in the French Caribbean island ... More


DestiNation: The Festival Gwoka, Tourism, and Anticolonialism

Jerome Camal

in Sun, Sea, and Sound: Music and Tourism in the Circum-Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199988853
eISBN:
9780199378739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988853.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“Could a situation be envisaged in which tourism in regions with histories of western domination is not interpreted as neocolonial” (Carrigan)? This chapter presents the Festival Gwo Ka, held ... More


Creolizing Jazz, Jazzing the Tout-monde: Jazz, Gwoka and the Poetics of Relation

Jerome Carnal

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter reflects on the debates concerned with the usefulness of the concept of creolization in globalization studies in order to emphasize the fluid and unstable nature of culture. It tests the ... More


Maryse Condé: Post-Postcolonial?

Typhaine Leservot

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Born in 1937 in Guadeloupe, Maryse Condé was sent by her parents to pursue her studies in France at the age of sixteen. She earned her BA in English and Classical Literatures from the Sorbonne in ... More


The Rise of the récit d'enfance in the Francophone Caribbean

Louise Hardwick

in Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317453
eISBN:
9781846317187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317187.011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the emergence of autobiography, and more particularly the récit d'enfance, as the genre of choice for authors from the Francophone Caribbean. It focuses on the emergence of the ... More


An Ambitious Officer

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's ambition to get a promotion in the British army during the American Revolution. In June 1758, Captain Charles Lee and the 44th Regiment were at a staging area on ... More


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