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Although the questions of modernity and postmodernity are debated as frequently in the Caribbean as in other cultural zones, the Enlightenment―generally considered the origin of European modernity―is rarely discussed as such in the Caribbean by: 6.

This collection of thirteen original essays by experts in the field of Caribbean studies clarifies the diverse elements that have shaped the modern Caribbean. Through an interdisciplinary examination of the complexities of race, politics, language, and environment that mark the region, the authors offer readers a thorough understanding of the 4/5(1).

The Caribbean Economy in the Age of Globalization (Early Modern Cultural Studies –) th Edition by R. Palmer (Author)Cited by: 8. Ageing in the Caribbean Paperback – J by Joan M.

Rawlins (Author), Nicole Alea (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Professor Palmer also wrote well-regarded articles and books on the Caribbean countries, including - Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean (), about the historian and politician who led Trinidad and Tobago to s: 1.

In fact the Caribbean belongs, I contend in this book, at the center of any story we tell ourselves abut the making of the modern world. Article continues after advertisement GC: That’s one of your central claims—that the Caribbean’s importance is bound to its crucial role in : Garnette Cadogan.

E-Book $ thirteen original essays by experts in the field of Caribbean studies clarifies the diverse elements that have shaped the modern Caribbean. Through an interdisciplinary examination of the complexities of race, politics, language, and environment that mark the region, the authors offer readers a thorough understanding of the.

‘Peter Wagner's developing "world sociology of modernity", outlined in this splendid book, is a major advance in his and our thinking about modernity around the world. The book is also an excellent and very readable summary of the current state of the field.' William Outhwaite, Newcastle UniversityCited by: In his provocative new book Arif Dirlik argues that the present represents not the beginning but the end of globalization, which has produced a new era in the unfolding of capitalism—“global modernity.” The globalization of capitalism following the fall of socialist competitors in the s generated culturally informed counter-claims to g: Caribbean.

The security issues which have come into prominence since the September 11 terrorist attack in the USA provide both the starting point and the focus for this comprehensive survey of contemporary security issues in the Caribbean.

This volume assesses the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attack on Caribbean states and examines the institutional and operational terrorism response capacity of security Reviews: 1.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Popular Caribbean History Books. Showing of Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, (Hardcover) by.

John Robert McNeill. (shelved 3 times as caribbean-history) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read.

saving. CFP Deadline: 30 September In their book Modern Political Culture in the Caribbean (University of the West Indies Press) Fred Reno and Holger Henke argued – along with various contributors – that political culture in the Caribbean was circumscribed by “a great complexity of social relations and the influence of such variables as race, ethnicity, migration and multi-faceted.

Patricia Mohammed (born Febru ) is a Trinidadian scholar, writer, and filmmaker. She is currently a Professor in Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies.

Her primary research interests are in gender, development and the role of art in the Caribbean mater: Institute of Social Studies. The book concludes by examining the consequences of the Global Age thesis for politics, identifying a new popular construction of the state that the author terms "performative citizenship." In the modern age, the nation-state was the central power and citizens were beneficiaries of Missing: Caribbean.

The production of sugar was at first from cane in the Caribbean and later from beets. The sugar trade actually extends back as early as BC and the time of Alexander III the Great ( BC) where it was reported that sugar cane was being cultivated in India.

B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Summer Reading Trend Shop Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 YearsPrice: $   Caribbean history matters for the same reason everyone in the Caribbean “remembers” slavery: the legacies of slavery, imperialism, and historical responses to it are, in the Caribbean, immediately evident in all the “weightier” concepts we associate with modernity: notions of citizenship, individual freedom, collective liberation, and.

Modernization, in sociology, the transformation from a traditional, rural, agrarian society to a secular, urban, industrial society. Modern society is industrial society. To modernize a society is, first of all, to industrialize it. Historically, the rise of modern society has been inextricablyMissing: Caribbean.

Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History. New York: Penguin, E-mail Citation» This book, by one of the leading scholars of sugar production and slavery in the Caribbean, is the most important work for understanding the place of sugar in modern world history.

Eloquent and fascinating. Most popular images of pirates are drawn from the so-called Golden Age of buccaneering, roughly the second half of the 17th century. In this period, thanks to the buccaneer and author Alexander Exquemelin, Atlantic piracy became forever associated with the Caribbean archipelago.1.

The “golden age,” –73, when world per capita income grew nearly 3 percent a year, was by far the best. 2. Our age, from onward (henceforth characterized as the neo-liberal order), is second best. 3. The old “liberal order” (–) was third best, only File Size: KB.

Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex A coming of age story that is also a coming of self story, as Callie becomes Cal, and the world becomes modern. See also: The Virgin Suicides, which rivals this one fiercely in my heart and is also in some ways a purer bildungsroman, though for a faceless chorus of boys instead of a single one.

Katherine Dunn, Geek Love So much more than a coming of age novel, of Missing: Caribbean.