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Introduction

Ben Bowling

in Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577699
eISBN:
9780191702259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577699.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a brief description of the Caribbean Islands and the area's historical relevance. The drastic change in Caribbean settlers' lives are also discussed in the succeeding parts. ... More


Nonindentured Indian Migration to the Caribbean since World War II

Lomarsh Roopnarine

in The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.003.0082
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the movement of non-resident Indians from India to the Caribbean after the Second World War. These Indians arrived in the Caribbean on their own volition. The focus will be on ... More


Contredanse and Caribbean Bodies

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the varied meanings attached to social dance, with particular emphasis on contredanse-derived practices in the Caribbean islands. Drawing on fieldwork conducted in 2005–2006, it ... More


Tourism, Globalization, and Caribbean Dance

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Caribbean dance in the context of tourism and globalization. In particular, it looks at the interaction between tourism enterprises and dance genres, dance artists, and island ... More


Rhythm, Music, and Literature in the French Caribbean

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the literature and on the persistence of rhythm in the literary and intellectual discourse of the French Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. It discusses how the ... More


Caribbean Kaleidoscope

William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

in The Caribbean before Columbus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190605247
eISBN:
9780190605278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605247.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter introduces the Caribbean islands and the names that have been used for different indigenous communities: Ciboney and Guanahatebey; Indios, Arawak, Taíno, Lucayan, and Igneri; Carib and ... More


Resilient Diaspora Rituals

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the histories and connections between Afro-Latin America and the Caribbean by focusing on sacred Caribbean dance rituals. It begins with a discussion of African-derived rituals ... More


Introduction: Slaves to the Rhythm

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the conceptions of race and culture, on colonial history of rhythm and its suppression in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Trinidad, on the literature and on the ... More


The Caribbean before Columbus

William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190605247
eISBN:
9780190605278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605247.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Caribbean before Columbus is a new synthesis of the region’s insular history on multiple scales: temporal, spatial, local, regional, environmental, social, and political. It combines the results ... More


James Brown, Rhythm, and Black Power

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter develops an understanding of the links between the conceptions of race and culture, colonial history of rhythm and its suppression, the literature and the persistence of rhythm in the ... More


Salvation and Success on St. Thomas

Aaron Spencer Fogleman

in Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608792
eISBN:
9781469612492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608792.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the Reyniers appeared by accident at the Moravian slave mission on the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in 1743. Here was another hot, humid plantation slave colony with ... More


Heritage

Lars Schoultz

in That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832608
eISBN:
9781469603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888605_schoultz.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the unsuccessful ten-year struggle for Cuban independence that broke out just prior to Ulysses Grant's 1868 election, in which Hamilton Fish had barely managed to warm the ... More


Transnational Illicit Markets and Criminality

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The transition to democracy and the relative liberalization of society, previously regulated by authoritarian controls, created a background that could easily be misused by economic interests related ... More


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