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  • Caribbean Literature

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    Caribbean Literature INTRODUCTION The evolution of Caribbean Literature started centuries before the Europeans graced these shores and continues to develop today. Quite noticeably, it developed in a manner which transcended all language barriers and cultures. Today the languages of the Caribbean are rooted in that of the colonial powers - France, Britain, Spain and Holland - whose historical encounters are quite evident throughout the region. The cosmopolitan nature of the region's language and

  • Creolisation in the Caribbean

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    theorizing the Caribbean? How has Douglarisation contributed to the identity debate? Even though there is a separation created by geographic distances and different independent states, it is still possible to talk in general terms of the Caribbean, and of Caribbean literature. The common experience of colonialism, displacement, slavery, indenture, emancipation and nationalism has shaped most West Indian environments, creating a unity of experience that can be identified as particularly Caribbean. These

  • Caribbean Brewers

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    ISSN 1940-204X Caribbean Brewers: Transfer Pricing, Ethics and Governance Douglas Kalesnikoff University of Saskatchewan Suresh Kalagnanam University of Saskatchewan INTRODUCTION It is April 2011 and you have used your newly acquired business degree to secure a management job as advisor to the chief financial officer with Caribbean Brewers Inc., located in Antigua in the Caribbean Sea. Caribbean Brewers Inc. is a 75%-owned subsidiary of Gera International, a conglomerate in the business of

  • Music in the Caribbean

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    ( Farlex, Inc 2013). Caribbean music has its own unique history, is very diverse with each island having its own unique genre of music. With so many different types of music out there and different performing artists these artists are looking for ways to make money by becoming popular. Music in the Caribbean was first developed by the Neo Indians around 1600 the Neo Indians died taken their culture and music. Music then reemerged when the African slaves came to the Caribbean. The type of music the

  • African American And The Caribbean

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    BLACKS IN AMERICAN AND THE CARIBBEAN Ariel Holder SOCL 141 Dr. Danielle James Caribbean people view race differently than African Americans. Caribbean immigrants who arrive to the United States are often shell-shocked by the tangible presence of racism there. What is all the more surprising is that some of these tensions are more so perpetuated by African-Americans. Before an immigrant can experience “the American dream”, a life of joys and hardship, they are adequately discouraged, or warned to

  • Caribbean Integration

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    CARIBBEAN POLITICS and SOCIETY Caribbean Integration Rationale for Integration. The Caribbean remains fragmented both economically and politically as a result of competition and conflict among the European powers. Fragmentation is in part the product of a long history as separate colonies of a metropolitan power or powers. It is also in part the psychological effects on people of separation by sea. The case for regional integration is both simple and irrefutable. First we are small and we need

  • History of Caribbean Education

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    THE COMMONWEALTH CARIBBEAN/BRITISH CARIBBEAN is the term applied to the English- speaking islands in the Carribbean and the mainland nations of Belize (formerly British Honduras) and Guyana (formerly British Guiana) that once constituted the Caribbean portion of the British Empire. This volume examines only the islands of the Commonwealth Caribbean, which are Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, the Windward Islands (Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada), Barbados, the Leeward

  • Effects Of Slavery In The Caribbean

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    Slavery has taken many forms throughout history and still exists in a few forms to the day. The Caribbean has had a painful history regarding the slavery of two cultures. The slavery of the region ultimately led to racism against africans and to the industrial revolution. Communities of the Caribbean have been haunted by their history of slavery and colonialism which fueled colonial European capitalism. The impact that the plantation system had on the region has left a lasting scar on underdeveloped

  • Unique Caribbean Festival

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    Unique Caribbean Festival A festival is a specific period of the year designated for feasting, celebrating, exhibitions and competitions. However, a unique festival is a festival with extraordinary characteristics, and it is specific to an island or region they are not celebrated anywhere else. In the Caribbean each island has its own unique, extraordinary culture which can be seen by the exciting and enticing festivals; almost every island hosts an annual festival celebrating its unique

  • Caribbean American Women

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    Carole Boyce Davies discussion on Zora Neale Hurston’s essay “How It Feels to be Colored Me” she uses posits Hurston’s proffering to travel “piece of the way” with visitors as a new way of thinking about the periphery in academia . Beginning her chapter “Coming to Terms with Theory,” Boyce expresses how outdated and inefficient the current theoretical practices have become. She states that scholars are intellectually trapped by the hierarchical systems within scholarship. Her main critique comes