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Caribbean perspectives on modernity

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

Caribbean perspectives on modernity

returning Medusa"s gaze

by Maria Cristina Fumagalli

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caribbean literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Caribbean Area,
  • Caribbean Area -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMaria Cristina Fumagalli.
    SeriesNew world studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9205.05 .F86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23213266M
    ISBN 109780813928579, 9780813928586
    LC Control Number2009016455

      We asked editors and bloggers of Black Perspectives to select the best books published in on Black History, and they delivered! Check out this extraordinary list of great books from that offer varied historical perspectives on the Black experience in .   Perspectives on Las Américas: A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation charts new territory by demonstrating the limits of neatly demarcating the regions of ‘Latin America’ and the ‘United States’. This landmark volume presents key readings that collectively examine the historical, cultural, economic, and political integration of Latina/os across the Americas, thereby.

    The texts we will consider all offer valuable and challenging perspectives on the region’s complex history and its position within the modern world-system. From enslavement and the plantation through to tourism and off-shore finance, the Caribbean has been a crucible of colonial violence, imperialist domination, revolution and resistance. Through a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary interdisciplinary readings, Perspectives on the Caribbean: A Reader in Culture, History and Representation presents a variety of viewpoints to further our understanding of life and culture in the Caribbean: Highlights the major concepts and debates in the anthropology and history of the Caribbean, including its unique Anglo, French.

    “Thoughts on Caribbean society.” Review of Lewis, Gordon K., Main Currents in Caribbean Thought, in Caribbean Review XIII (1): “American anthropology and the Marxist tradition,” in Maquet, J., and N. Daniels, eds., On Marxian Perspectives in Anthropology: Essays in Honor of Harry Hoijer, A Caribbean Legacy The notions of slavery, colonialism, and race are indelible aspects of Caribbean history. In order to fathom the current political, social, economic, and cultural climate of the Caribbean one must engage in a critical study and understanding of the impact slavery has had in modern day Caribbean societies.


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Randy M. Browne, Slavery and Abolition 'Diana Paton's recently published book, The Cultural Politics of Obeah: Religion, Colonialism, and Modernity in the Caribbean World, helps us understand how the Obeah Act is not only still in existence in the Caribbean, but also active.

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James wrote from a Caribbean perspective in ). In his first and most influential book What is missing is a framework that explores race and racism as a modern global project that takes.

The books in this series deal with topics like yoga, Buddhism, consciousness, meditation, psychotherapy, education, and psychedelics from this perspective. Included in the series are the works of Stanislav Grof, founder of the field and SUNY Press’s best-selling author of all time. From my own perspective, I view a Michener novel as a success if it makes we want to dive deeper into other non-fiction works about the region or the time-period.

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The Cultural Politics of Obeah: Religion, Colonialism and Modernity in the Caribbean World (Critical Perspectives on Empire)Cited by: The Caribbean, as with other parts of the New World, has been shaped by racialized constructs since the beginning of its modern history in the late 15 th Century.

Caribbean history is closely related the emergence of modern racism, usually dated at the point of. : Perspectives on the Caribbean: A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation (): Scher, Philip W.: BooksReviews: 1.

His novel On Stranger Tides inspired the Monkey Island video game series and was sold to Disney for the movie franchise installment Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. His book The Anubis Gates won the Philip K. Dick award and is considered a modern science fiction classic and a progenitor of the Steampunk s: Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Caribbean history matters for the same reason everyone in the Caribbean “remembers” slavery: the legacies of slavery, imperialism, and historical responses to it are, in the Caribbean, immediately evident in all the “weightier” concepts we associate with modernity: notions of citizenship, individual freedom, collective liberation, and.

• This perspective seeks to level the playing field that would allow women to seek the same opportunities as men, especially the opportunity to excel in various fields.

• Modern liberal feminists argue that patriarchal society fuses sex and gender together, making only those jobs that are associated with the traditionally feminine.Scholars, depending on their perspectives, should identify other major streams or substreams, such as that resulting from the desiccation of the Sahara between B.C.E.

and B.C.E., or the movement of peoples from East Africa to the Middle East and Asia during the. Creole Society The problem of identity has always been an issue in the modern Caribbean. One of the earliest lines of cleavage was that between whites and mixed elements (creoles).

Rivalry was succeeded between Afro-creoles and indentured workers (TT, Guyana and Suriname) (Selwyn Ryan, JACAS Symposium Series 15)