Perspectives on the Caribbean : A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation, Paperback / softback Book

Perspectives on the Caribbean : A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation Paperback / softback

Edited by Philip W. Scher

Part of the Global Perspectives series


Through a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary interdisciplinary readings, Perspectives on the Caribbean: A Reader in Culture, History and Representation presents a variety of viewpoints to further our understanding of life and culture in the Caribbean: * Highlights the major concepts and debates in the anthropology and history of the Caribbean, including its unique Anglo, French, and Hispanic communities* Provides multidisciplinary perspectives on Caribbean society that show the connections between its vibrant cultural forms, political economy, and tumultuous history* Features section introductions that put readings in context, with lists of additional suggested readings for further study* Offers an overview of the strong traditions of art, literature, music, dance, and architecture in the Caribbean* Outlines the key research in Caribbean studies from history, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and folklore, examining classic ethnographies as well as new scholarship


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General & world history
  • ISBN: 9781405105668



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