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African Caribbeans: A Reference Guide
     

African Caribbeans: A Reference Guide

by Alan West-Duran
 

ISBN-10: 0313312400

ISBN-13: 9780313312403

Pub. Date: 03/30/2003

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

The African Diaspora left an indelible imprint on Caribbean countries and islands. This reference, the only broad historical and cultural survey of the black experience in the Caribbean, celebrates the Afro-Caribbean diversity of the countries it profiles. Each of the 15 chapters introduces a country, island, or group of islands, providing an overview from the

Overview

The African Diaspora left an indelible imprint on Caribbean countries and islands. This reference, the only broad historical and cultural survey of the black experience in the Caribbean, celebrates the Afro-Caribbean diversity of the countries it profiles. Each of the 15 chapters introduces a country, island, or group of islands, providing an overview from the arrival of slaves to the current situation.

Topics include, history, economy, politics, social stratification, race relations, cultural highlights, religion, and notable figures. Readers will discover the broad range of languages, political systems, racial makeup, historical uniqueness, and cultural offerings that shape the Caribbean. A chronology, glossary, and photos enhance the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313312403
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology

Introduction

Aguilla by Pedro L. V. Welch

The Bahamas by D. Gail Saunders

Barbados by Pedro L. V. Welch

Cayman Islands by Pedro L. V. Welch

Cuba by Tomás Fernández Robaina, translated and edited by Alan West-Durán

Dominican Republic by Ramona Hernández and Nancy López

French Guiana by Mickaëlla L. Pèrina

Haiti by Anne M. François

Jamaica by Alan West-Durán

Martinique by Mickaëlla L. Pèrina

The Netherland Antilles (Curacao, Bonaire, St. Eustatius, Saba), Aruba, and St. Maarten by Alan West-Durán

Puerto Rico by Alan West-Durán

Suriname by Alan West-Durán

Trinidad and Tobago by Alan West-Durán

The U.S. Virgin Islands by Jessica Suárez

Appendix

Suggested Reading

Glossary

Index

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