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Afterword

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book aims to take travel writing seriously as an object of scholarly attention. To that end, it has attempted to bring techniques of literary analysis to travel writing, has researched travel ... More


Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Peter Hulme

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In 1877 a U.S. ornithologist stumbled across a small indigenous Caribbean population, the Caribs, still living in a remote part of the small island of Dominica. His account of his stay among the ... More


. Visiting the Caribs

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The Caribs were by 1907 a relatively small group. They were descended from the indigenous population of the Caribbean and they were resident on Dominica and St Vincent, two of the islands of the ... More


. Northern Hunter and Dusky Carib: Frederick Albion Ober and his Followers (1877–1907)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

When Frederick Albion Ober got back in 1879 from his long trip to the Caribbean, Lucy Larcom, a well-known New Englander and neighbour of the Ober family, wrote a poem about him called ‘The Cry of ... More


The Administrator's Fiat: Henry Hesketh Bell and the Establishment of the Carib Reserve (1900–1921)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Events of 1898 made abundantly clear what had already been on the cards for some time for Britain: that it should either take steps to shore up its weaker colonies in the West Indies or risk losing ... More


Narrating the Carib War: Douglas Taylor and the Struggle over History (1930–1940)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The New York Times told of how starvation had hit the island following a violent hurricane and that the rioting began in the Carib Reserve. A Commission of Enquiry was established by the Colonial ... More


The Return of the Native: Jean Rhys and the Caribs (1936)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Jean Rhys's knowledge is intricately connected with her ‘old’ and ‘complicated’ feeling about the Caribs. Only once did that ‘complicated feeling’ confront the Caribs themselves, a visit to the ... More


. Travellers and Other Transients: Patrick Leigh Fermor and his Followers (1945–1998)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Twelve years after Jean Rhys's visit, it was from Elma Napier's house that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out to visit the Caribs. Fermor's account of his visit to the Carib Reserve was published in the ... More


Gender Ideology

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Given the high emotional charge elicited by ideas about gender, we can expect to find that members of women's religious care very much indeed about issues of gender, that gender ideologies of women's ... More


Women, Sacred Texts, and Religious Organization

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter looks at a few examples that illustrate the lack of centralization which characterizes women's religions. Among the Black Caribs no one tries to compel conformity in beliefs about the ... More


The Examples

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Women's religions are, from a cross-cultural perspective, anomalous. Most of the religions of the world are dominated by men. This chapter presents twelve examples of religions dominated by women. ... More


The Social Contexts of Women's Religions: Gender Disjunction, Matrifocality, and a Critique of Deprivation Theory

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Just as there is no one historical scenario that explains why women's religions occur, there is no single cultural configuration in which we find all the women's religions, nor a single cultural ... More


No Father in Heaven Androgyny and Polydeism

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Notions of the supernatural are what differentiate religious from secular belief systems. Given the importance that religious devotees accord their deities, this chapter looks at the gods and spirits ... More


The African Presence in Yucatan: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Pilar Zabala

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the African roots of the Yucatan and provides fresh insights into the origins, arrival, and integration of Afro Caribs during the colonial period and into the evolving roles ... More


Richard Burke and St Vincent: Carib Land and Carib War

P. J. Marshall

in Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841203
eISBN:
9780191876738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841203.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History, British and Irish Modern History

The fertile soil and numerous rivers of St Vincent, annexed in 1763, offered potentially good plantation land, which was to be sold on behalf of the British crown by a government commission. Over ... More


Brunias’s tarred brush, or painting Indians black: race-ing the Carib divide

Mia L. Bagneris

in Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers how Brunias’s Carib pictures visually reinforced the insistent – and largely imagined – distinction between so-called ‘Red’ and ‘Black’ Carib Indians made by British ... More


Introduction

Christopher Taylor

in The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter briefly discusses the history of the Garifuna people. In colonial times the Garifuna were known as Black Caribs, a name that represents their mixed African/Amerindian ... More


Youroumaÿn

Christopher Taylor

in The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the island of YouroumaŸn (known to Europeans as St. Vincent) and the life of the Caribs who lived there. Adrien Le Breton, a Jesuit missionary who spent ten years living there ... More


Allies of the French

Christopher Taylor

in The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Black Caribs and the French from 1779–83. During this period the Black Caribs, despite intermittent hostility from the local French authority, had ... More


A Pity It Belongs to the Caribs

Christopher Taylor

in The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes events after St. Vincent was formally returned to British rule on 1 January 1784. The Caribs adopted a conciliatory stance toward their new, unwanted neighbors. While local ... More


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