Caribbean Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 56, No. 3, September

Capital Changes: Haitian Migrants in Contemporary Dominican Republic
IntroductionComplexity and diversity stand as one of the hallmarks of the Caribbean (Trouillot 1992), and the island of Hispaniola is certainly no exception to the rule. In this paper, I will show how changes in the Dominican economy along the lines...
Continental Girl: A Profile of Hilde Dathorne
In the late 1950s, Hildegard Ostermaier was a young Bavarian girl, still in her teens, studying at the University of London. The only surviving child of considerably older parents, she had lived a sheltered existence in postwar Germany. She remembers...
"Distinct but Inseparable": Church and State in the Writings of Michael Manley
The question of how the Church and the State should relate to each other continues to be an important and enduring one and is answered in a variety of ways. Devon Dick, a Baptist Pastor, identifies five current views on the question in the Jamaican context....
Foreword
Caribbean Quarterly, Volume 56, No. 3, September, 2010 contains six articles spanning the Caribbean from Hispaniola to Curacao and the South American continent, and from the island of Dominica in the Windwards to Jamaica in the Antilles. The topics range...
From English for Dominicans to Dominican English1
IntroductionDominica was officially ceded to Britain in 1763 at the end of the Seven Years' War, after more than a century of rivalry between that nation and France for possession of it. At that time, three different languages were in general use on...
Jamaica Talk: Three Hundred Years of the English Language in Jamaica
Review of: Jamaica Talk: Three hundred Years of the English Language in Jamaica. Frederic G. Cassidy. Jamaica etc.: University of the West Indies Press, 2007, pp x, 468, index of words [word listi. US$30.In his groundbreaking classic, first published...
Supercapitalism
Supercapitalism Author: Robert Reich,Publisher: Alfred A. Knoff, 2007The text "Supercapitalism" is a conduit for a compelling argument on the advancement of capitalism and its erosion of democracy. The details therein circumscribe conflicting properties...
The Harvest Ceremony Seú as a Case Study of the Dynamics of Power in Post-Emancipation Curaçao (1863-1915)
IntroductionOn 8 August 1862 the so-called Emancipation law was passed in the Netherlands: the enslaved in the Dutch colonies would become free on 1 July 1863. Accordingly, the 67 government slaves and 6,958 private slaves in Cura?ao gained their freedom...
The Power of Words, Literature and Society in Late Modernity
Buccheri, Mauro, Costa, Elio, and Holoch, Donald, Eds. The Power of Words, Literature and Society in Late Modernity. Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2005. 306 pp.The background behind this 2005 collection of essays published by the Italian Longo Editore is the...
V.S. Naipul and Islam
Quite often observers of the Islamic world have been writers who have not necessarily developed a methodology from the social sciences, but all the same their observations and viewpoints have had some impact on those who followed their writings.V. S....

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