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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


Geniuses of the Right Hand

Jan Brokken

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter follows on from the previous one discussing the work of the pianist/composer the author had seen in concert. It discusses how Curacaoans admired Chopin’s left hand – it pranced and ... More


The Trade Wind in My Ears

Jan Brokken

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0034
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is an elegiac evocation of the end of an era when the author returns to Holland to live and describes the reception the Curacaoan music he loves so much, describing a concert he has ... More


Land Bridges: Ancient Environments, Plant Migrations, and New World Connections

Alan Graham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226544151
eISBN:
9780226544328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544328.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The New World has been connected to and separated from distant lands by five land bridges that during the late Cretaceous and Cenozoic periodically served as barriers and pathways for migration: the ... More


Performing Racial Difference at the Colonial Exposition of 1931

Rachel Anne Gillett

in At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842703
eISBN:
9780190842734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842703.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the unabashed moment of imperial pride that was the Paris Colonial Exposition of 1931. It explains how music making at the Exposition performed ideas about race. The Exposition ... More


Five Anole Faunas, Part One: Greater Antillean Ecomorphs

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the geographic distribution of anoles throughout the Greater Antilles. It begins by introducing the ecomorph concept: the idea that groups of species are recognizable as ... More


The Five Faunas Reconsidered

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Greater Antillean ecomorphs are renowned for convergence of entire communities, with the same set of ecomorphs evolving repeatedly. The mainland, the Lesser Antilles, and the unique anoles of the ... More


Every Child Brings Its Own Bread

Jan Brokken

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter portrays at length composer Jacobo Palm (1887-1982)


Policing the Urban Poor

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/9780813049199.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on another aspect of this cultural ordering process, one that occurred through policing foreign workers and the immigrant poor. Afro-Antilleans remained largely excluded from an ... More


‘Stepping Outside the Magic Circle’: The Critical Thought of Maryse Condé

Nick Nesbit

in Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Surveys the critical writings of Maryse Condé, from her early analyses of Césaire's cahier d’un retour au pays natal, to later essays on Créolité, Antillean women writers, and Antillean oral ... More


. Chombalízate: Re-Africanization of Sports, Music, and Politics, 1990–2010

Peter Szok

in Wolf Tracks: Popular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032431
eISBN:
9781617032448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In Panama, chombalízate is a derogatory word for blacks that is associated particularly with Afro-Antillean culture and with connotations of stupidity, laziness, and licentiousness. It was also a ... More


The Flip Side of Jazz: Black French Reactions to the Tumulte Noir

Rachel Anne Gillett

in At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842703
eISBN:
9780190842734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842703.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the entry of jazz into Europe in 1919 after World War I. It demonstrates how the jazz craze presented French men and women of color with opportunities for recognition but also ... More


River Turtle Diversity, Adaptations, and Roles in the River Ecosystem

Don Moll and Edward O. Moll

in The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195102291
eISBN:
9780197560969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195102291.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

There are river turtles and then there are turtles that live in rivers; a statement that suggests that the definition of a river turtle may not be as straightforward as it might first appear. It is ... More


Migration Flows and the Politics of Exclusion

Kristen Stromberg Childers

in Seeking Imperialism's Embrace: National Identity, Decolonization, and Assimilation in the French Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780195382839
eISBN:
9780190494940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382839.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Latin American History

In 1963, French officials established BUMIDOM, an agency aimed at managing the flow of citizens between the Antilles and the metropole. While they hoped that most new citizens of the islands would ... More


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