Caribbean globalizations, 1492 to the present day / edited by Eva Sansavior and Richard Scholar.

"Caribbean globalizations explores the relations between globalization and the Caribbean since 1492 -- when Columbus first arrived in the region -- to the present day. It aims to help change prevalent ways of thinking, not only about the Caribbean archipelago as a complex field of historical en...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online).
Other Authors: Sansavior, Eva, (Editor), Scholar, Richard, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Globalization, globality, globe-stone / Patrick Chamoiseau
  • Introduction / Eva Sansavior and Richard Scholar
  • The archipelago goes global: late Glissant and the early modern isolario / Richard Scholar
  • How globalization invented Indians in the Caribbean / Patricia Seed
  • Precocious modernity: environmental change in the early Caribbean / Philip D. Morgan
  • 'Slaves' in my family: French modes of servitude in the New World / Christopher L. Miller
  • Paradoxical encounters: the essay as a space of globalization in Montaigne's 'Des cannibales' and Maryse Condé's "O brave new world' / Eva Sansavior
  • Tobacco: the commodification of the Caribbean and the origins of globalization / Guillaume Pigeard de Gurbert
  • The amaranth paradigm: Amerindian indigenous glocality in the Caribbean / Judith Misrahi-Barak
  • Aluminium: globalizing Caribbean mobilities, Caribbeanizing global mobilities / Mimi Sheller
  • Race and modernity in Hispaniola: tropical matters and development perspectives / David Howard
  • Local, national, regional, global: Glissant and the postcolonial manifesto / Charles Forsdick
  • Tropical apocalypse: globalization and the Caribbean end times / Martin Munro.