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Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Ivette Romero-Cesareo

Abstract

The geopolitical contours of the Caribbean have changed over the centuries. Amerindian chiefdoms gave way to European colonies that have been replaced by nations of various political flavors. Connections between islands and countries vary almost as much as the languages spoken in the region. As people, cultures, and ideologies have collided over the centuries, the difficulty of describing the region has become ever more complex. This book brings together scholars working on the Caribbean in a wide range of fields. They address a variety of subjects, from the colonial slave trade to the discour ... More

Keywords: geopolitical contours, Caribbean, languages, people, cultures, ideologies, multicultural geographic area

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780813032184
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032184.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, editor
Vassar College / Marist College

Ivette Romero-Cesareo, editor

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