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Faces of the Caribbean

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Gilmore,John (Author)
Format:
Monograph
Publication Date:
2000
Published:
New York: Monthly Review Press
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Politics and government, Social conditions
Notes:
184 p, Faces of the Caribbean seeks to investigate the story behind the stock images of this unique region of sea and islands sandwiched between the New World continents. Acclaimed Caribbean expert John Gilmore gives an overview of the region and the complex historical forces that have shaped its extraordinary diversity and creativity. He examines the legacy of slavery and exploitation, reggae as cultural phenomenon and growth industry, the impact of Derek Walcott, sugar and cricket, volcanoes and the environment, Creole literature, the Anglican faith, and much more in this engaging volume. (Amazon);