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Translatio studii et imperii: The Manipulation of Latin in Modern Caribbean Literature

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter proposes that one of the ways in which Caribbean Classics has been liberated from the colonial curriculum is through the rejection of the idea of a continuous transmission of empire from ... More


The Athens of the Caribbean: Trinidadian Models of Athenian Democracy

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter complicates the idea of any easy balance sheet of appropriation in which misappropriation always falls on the side of empire and colonialism and appropriation on the side of the ... More


Central America and the Caribbean’s Relations with China and the United States: Contrasting Experiences! Converging Prospects?

Richard L. Bernal

in China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The United States has been and continues to be the dominant and unchallenged global power in Central America and the Caribbean. Meanwhile, China’s economic, diplomatic, and psychological presence in ... More


Introduction When the Levees Rose

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction presents the book’s argument according to which it is more accurate to view eighteenth-century New Orleans as a Caribbean port city than as a North American one, as its late ... More


Pan-America

N. D. B. Connolly

in A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

With a focus on the World War II years, “Pan America” details the ways in which increased federal investment in South Florida helped harden the color line and the political culture needed to enforce ... More


Eric Williams and Color Stratification in the Caribbean

William Darity

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/9781628462425.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the prevalence of color bias and economic disparity in present-day Caribbean nations by examining Eric Williams’ analysis of the presence of “third class”—a mixed race of ... More


A Port City of the French Empire and the Greater Caribbean

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that racial formation did not take place in French New Orleans in isolation from the rest of the Atlantic world and that imperial rather than trans-imperial relationships were the ... More


Seeking Out the State: Organized Crime, Violence, and Statetropism in the Caribbean

Lilian Bobea

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines drug trafficking and organized crime in the Caribbean in the twenty-first century. This region has re-emerged as a major actor in drug trafficking. This work highlights the role ... More


Dragonomics: An Internationalized Development Strategy

Carol Wise

in Dragonomics: How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300224092
eISBN:
9780300252378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224092.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that China’s incorporation of Latin America into its internationalized development strategy stems from China’s need for resources from emerging economies to sustain its domestic ... More


From Louisiana to Saint-Domingue and from Saint-Domingue to Louisiana

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The conclusion explains how this book, by reconsidering the interplay of slavery and race in French New Orleans under the influence of Saint-Domingue, has proposed an alternative way of understanding ... More


Digital Effects Animation and the New Hybrid Cinema

J. P. Telotte

in Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125862
eISBN:
9780813135540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses and assesses the changes that contemporary cinema is seeing as the techniques and technology demonstrated in the animated films of Pixar increasingly migrate to and affect the ... More


Intellectual Decolonization

James M. May

in Eric Williams & the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829875
eISBN:
9781469605692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888506_palmer.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Williams's ideas on colonialism—its impact on the colonizers and the colonized, and describes his condemnation of colonialism and criticism of colonial rule in Asia and Africa. ... More


Conclusion: Black Power Forty Years On—An Introspection

Brian Meeks

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/9780813049090.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter offers personal reflections on the forty years since the upsurge of Black Power in the Caribbean. Four nodal points of the period are examined from the perspective of an analysis of ... More


Conclusions and Comparisons to Developments in Central and Southeast Asia

David B. H. Denoon

in China, The United States, and the Future of Latin America: U.S.-China Relations, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479899289
eISBN:
9781479811588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899289.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The concluding chapter examines the U.S.-China relations from both economic and geopolitical perspectives in Latin America and Caribbean, and also in a broader context, namely, Central Asia, ... More


Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as ... More


The Earliest Inhabitants

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/9780190605247.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The islands of the Greater Antilles were first colonized around 5000 BC when people from Central America began to settle in Cuba and Hispaniola. They are known primarily from their flaked-stone and ... More


The Early Ceramic Age

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/9780190605247.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Early Ceramic Age commenced between 800 and 200 BC with the movement of communities from South and Central America into the islands. The earliest known settlements are in Puerto Rico and the ... More


Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book traces the lives of more than three hundred mixed-race Jamaicans who left the Caribbean for Britain in the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Born to free and enslaved women of ... More


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