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Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... This chapter focuses on the Caribbean archipelago as a geopolitical and historical unit. An archipelago actually combines groups of islands and their corresponding networks of ports, fortifications, plantations, and cities, as well as their social, cultural, and productive systems. The first...
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002130-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0213-0
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... debate between Archie Singham and Robert A. Hill about The Black Jacobins from 1970 and suggests that the Caribbean was central to James’s early conception of the book. Austin explores the impact of the work on the C. L. R. James Study Circle in Montreal in the late 1960s and the debates among these...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... the best ever written on revolution itself. It embodies the story of that revolution brilliantly, charging its readers with a sense of drama and direction in a way few works of history do. James essentially got his story right, grasping the core of what the revolution was and what it implied...
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By Monica L. Miller
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
...- Caribbean, Native American, human, or “animal,” these authors choose to leave him out of the history entirely. For more on this, see the introductions to Tokson and Jones. 60. Cowhig, “The Black in English Renaissance Drama and the Role of Shakespeare’s Othello,” 4. 61. Hall, Things of Darkness...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... transport to more har- monious spaces and places, the elevation of black music as a privileged expression of black consciousness spans the black intellectual tradition, drawing African, African American, and Afro-­Caribbean cultures into productive conversation.3 Such notions were...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... recorded several other albums, including Diva (2003), Real (2004), Sentimiento (2007), Drama Queen (2010), Musa (2012), and Vendetta (2015). Her extensive list of recordings also includes rereleases of albums such as Sentimiento as “Platinum Editions,” and many collaborations...
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By Petra R. Rivera-Rideau
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... musical practices to be played during these dances was U.S. r&b, further demon- strating the diasporic connections embedded in circum-­Caribbean popu­ ­lar ­music. 48 tolzoff, S Wake the Town, 99, 108. 178  Notes to Chapter 1 49 tolzoff, S Wake the Town, 2. See also Thomas,Modern...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
..., Berkeley, ­2006. López-­Baralt, Mercedes. Sobre Ínsulares Extrañas: El clásico de Pedreira anotado por Tomás Blanco. San Juan: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2001. Madrid, Alejandro L., and Robin D. Moore. Danzón: Circum-­Caribbean Dialogues in ­Music and Dance. New York: Oxford...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
..., Jonkonnu (John Canoe) festivals in the South and Caribbean, and festivities asso- ciated with Afro-Cuban Kings in Cuba and Kings of Congo in Brazil.21 Ac- cording to Victor Turner, rituals of reversal like those enacted at these fes- tivals are characterized by a temporary exchange of power in which...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... relationship to his exposure to, acquisition of, and analysis of cosmopolitan style. As the son of Caribbean colonial subjects, Johnson had a Victorian upbringing in which the manifestation of respectability and refinement was paramount; Johnson was, in some ways, trained to be attentive to those who...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7