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Beyond Sugar Revolutions: The Spanish Caribbean in the Rethinking Centuries Seventeenth and Eighteenth

Juan Giusti-Cordero

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.6
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Sidney Mintz, the rare Caribbean scholar who has studied the historical development of the Spanish Antilles while reflecting on their overall role in Caribbean social history. ... More


Tropical Apocalypse: Globalization and the Caribbean End Times

Martin Munro

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the relationship between the theory and experience of the apocalypse in the complex, globalized, present, and in Caribbean history. It first considers images of the apocalypse ... More


C. L. R. James: visions of history, visions of Britain

Stephen Howe

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reconstructs the more fragmentary but important things C. L. R. James did say about Britain, Britishness and their relations to Caribbean histories and identities. The nature of James' ... More


Eric Williams: The Making of a West Indian Intellectual

Maurice St. Pierre

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes collective political practice, once characterized in superstitious terms, and Eric Williams’ participation in the movement toward greater independence in midcentury Caribbean ... More


Ghost Stories, Bone Flutes, Cannibal Counter-memory

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter has three objectives: First, it seeks to forge an unholy alliance between the cannibal and the ghost, and to explore their interworkings in the context of revisionist Caribbean history. ... More


Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More


Foundations of Caribbean Integration

David S Berry

in Caribbean Integration Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Chapter 2 places Caribbean regional integration in its context, briefly surveying the geographic and economic features of the region. It examines the history of West Indian regional integration, from ... More


Introduction: Global Perspectives on the Indo-Caribbean Bhojpuri Diaspora and Its Music

Peter Manuel

in Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides background data on Indo-Caribbean history and situates that culture's development in the context of diasporic studies as a whole. It provides an overview of North Indian ... More


Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Wendy Knepper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031540
eISBN:
9781621036074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031540.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the career, oeuvre, and literary theories of one of the most important Caribbean writers living today. Patrick Chamoiseau’s work sheds light on the dynamic processes of ... More


Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809

Graham T. Nessler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626864
eISBN:
9781469626888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626864.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution as both an islandwide and a circum-Caribbean phenomenon, Graham Nessler examines the intertwined histories of Saint-Domingue, the French colony that became ... More


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

April J. Mayes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049199
eISBN:
9780813050041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049199.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the authoritarian regime of General Rafael Trujillo, official renderings of Dominican national identity elevated European ancestry, Spanish language, and Spanish cultural formations. At the ... More


Epilogue

Graham T. Nessler

in Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626864
eISBN:
9781469626888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626864.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The work’s epilogue concludes the story of the islandwide Haitian Revolution by recounting the collapse of the Ferrand regime in Santo Domingo. Napoleon’s invasion of Spain in 1808 threw the ... More


The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Jesse Cromwell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Smugglers’ World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela reinterprets the meaning of illicit commerce in the early modern Atlantic. More than simply a ... More


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