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Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
... Noel Leo Erskine CARIBBEAN ISSUES THE CARIBBEAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCHES’ RESPONSE he Caribbean islands are among the better known countries in our world. TYet their importance is marginal. Like many other third world coun- tries they...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398325-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9832-5
... CHAPTER ONE + Dominican History, the United States in the Caribbean, and the Origins of the Good Neighbor Policy The western Atlantic Ocean washes a wide arc of land formed...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8205-8
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Brothel of the Caribbean Tomás Fernández Robaina Havana’s reputation as the ‘‘brothel of the Caribbean’’ attracted foreign tourists as well as Cuban customers, and prostitution employed tens of thousands of women in the prerevolutionary period. In the following extract from interviews...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396796-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9679-6
... 6 U.S. Legalist Imperial Policy toward Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Far East International Law and US. Imperial Policy The history of u.s. foreign policy toward international law and organiza• tions from the Spanish-American War through the establishment of the League of...
Published: 08 September 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383017-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8301-7
...Relations with the Island and Rim Countries of the Caribbean Soviet diplomatic contacts in the Caribbean Basin-almost nonex• istent until the advent of Cuba's revolution-began to grow dur• ing the Brezhnev years (1964-1982). At the start of the period, the USSR exchanged ambassadors...
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
... HHH PART ONE the u.s. south and the caribbean hrough their explorations of the relationship between the South and the Caribbean, the Tessays in this first section of Look Away! set the agenda for...
Published: 27 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392965-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9296-5
... The Periphery of Law 70 9 AFRO-COLOMBIANS IN THE CARIBBEAN The Islas del Rosario comprise an archipelago of over twenty- five islands o√ Colombia’s Caribbean coastline. They form a national park and are also under the municipal jurisdiction...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... There are many links between Shakespeare's monster Caliban, in The Tempest , and Abelard’s story in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao : ideas concerning human monsters, education, language, political power, and the magical agency of books. This chapter considers the relationship between...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374282
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7428-2
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
Published: 23 February 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380290
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8029-0
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390664-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9066-4
... DANIELA SPENSER The Caribbean Crisis Catalyst for Soviet Projection in Latin America The discovery and forced withdrawal of nuclear missiles in Cuba in October and November 1962 were dramatic events on a world scale, humiliating for the Soviet Union and traumatic for...
Published: 26 October 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0255-0
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essays grapples with the Caribbean basin as a multicultural and cosmopolitan geo-political entity. Locating the Caribbean within and against discourses of European Enlightenment modernity, the essay looks to put forth a cosmo-political ethics of reading that troubles contemporary...
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386896-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8689-6
...chapter 8 America Is One Island Only: The Caribbean and American Studies If one were to choose a single word to encapsulate Caribbean history, that word would have to be ‘‘geopolitics’’ . . . the relationship between geography and international relations. The most important part of Caribbean...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382386-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8238-6
... Two C. L. R. James on the Caribbean: Three Letters The following letters were sent by James, in 1944, to Constance Webb, a young actress later to become his second wife. The first letter begins as a satire of a...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382386-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8238-6
... Nine C. L. R. James and the Caribbean Economic Tradition Paget Henry James's economic writings are marked by a number of peculiarities, two of which are important for this discussion. First...