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Black Power, Popular Revolt, and Decolonization in the Dutch Caribbean

Gert Oostindie

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter opens with a summary of Dutch decolonization policies in the Caribbean, followed by an analysis of the state of affairs in Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles in the late 1960s, ... More


Failed Small Jurisdictions and Successful Large Jurisdictions

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter compares the MDSJs with two additional sets of jurisdictions. It first applies the MDSJ benchmark to small jurisdictions that have tried to create vibrant financial centers, yet failed. ... More


Wealth and Security Advantages of Partial Independence

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 8 makes the case that partial independence has significant economic and security advantages over full independence. In particular the chapter places special emphasis on comparisons between ... More


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

Jan Brokken

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt Before Chopin's Heart is not your usual music handbook. The book’s curious title refers to the presence of eleven Antilleans at the service held in the Warsaw church to ... More


Which One of the Three?

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/9781628461855.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the Curacaoan composer Jules Blasini (1847-1887) a child prodigy who had gone to Paris to study at the conservatory and was probably the first to bring back sheet music of ... More


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