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The Present Past: The Design Legacy of Laborers’ Housing in the Landscape of Vernacular Architecture on Nevis

Marco Meniketti

in Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400912
eISBN:
9781683401322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400912.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The dwellings of enslaved laborers toiling on the sugar estates in the British colony of Nevis were fragile in character and perishable in construction. Unlike more robust plantation housing found on ... More


Past and Present Matter(s): Vernacular Architecture, the Caribbean House, and the Building Blocks of Literature

Jason Herbeck

in Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As a complement to the in-depth literary analyses that follow, Chapter 1 begins by examining a bona fide architectural structure, the Haitian gingerbread house, as a literal—i.e. ... More


La Case créole

Julia Waters

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This essay focuses on the evolution of the humble case créole on Île de la Réunion, as physical ‘crystallisation’ of the various stages of the island’s colonial history and of the diverse cultural ... More


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