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Monde Creolé: The Cultural World of French Louisiana Creoles and the Creolization of World Cultures

Nick Spitzer

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains that “Monde Créole” is a concept intended to summarize a range of interests from the “small world” of Creole culture in rural French Louisiana to the idea of global society made ... More


Introduction: Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Robert Baron and Ana C. Cara

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that creolization was a cultural phenomenon borne out of the need to settle cultural differences while at the same time resisting dominance by assuming a new local voice. It ... 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


Africa’s Creole Drum: The Gumbe as Vector and Signifier of Trans-African Creolization

Kenneth Bilby

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the history of African creolization. Contrary to popular belief, the African creoles did not originate from Africa, but from Jamaican Maroons who were exiled in Sierra Leone in ... More


Between Paris and Saint-Denis

Michelle R. Warren

in Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665259
eISBN:
9781452946498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665259.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses some of the particularities of Joseph Bédier’s own formation as a “creole”. It examines his personal history—political affiliations, inherited creole culture, and explicit ... More


Lafcadio Hearn's American Writings and the Creole Continuum

Mary Gallagher

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/UPO9781846317200.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyses Lafcadio Hearn's writings on nineteenth-century Louisiana and Martinique. It introduces the idea of a Creole continuum and the ways in which it disregards boundaries between ... More


American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Martin Munro and Celia Britton (eds)

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

The Francophone Caribbean and the American South are sites born of the plantation, the common matrix for the diverse nations and territories of the circum-Caribbean. This book takes as its premise ... More


Richard Price or the Canadian From Petite-Anse: The Potential and the Limitations of a Hybrid Anthropology

Christina Kullberg

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/UPO9781846317200.006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter studies Richard Price's book, The Convict and the Colonel: A Story of Colonialism and Resistance in the Caribbean (1998). The book describes the life of Médard Aribot, a thief and an ... More


Conclusion

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/9780813060422.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The conclusion revisits the main findings of each chapter and each of the themes explored during the analysis of Guadeloupe's ceramic culture. This approach underlines the importance of domestic ... More


Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall
Subject:
History, African-American History

Enslaved peoples were brought to the Americas from many places in Africa, but a large majority came from relatively few ethnic groups. Drawing on a wide range of materials in four languages as well ... More


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