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  • The Caribbean And C.l. R. James

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    The Caribbean and C.L.R. James I was sitting on a beach in Jamaica reading a collection of C.L.R. James 's occasional writings on cricket (Grimshaw 1986). The place had once belonged to Errol Flynn. My daughter was playing on the edge of the sea. James had been Neville Cardus 's deputy as the Manchester Guardian 's cricket correspondent in the 1930s. I found myself reading about my father 's heroes in the Lancashire cricket team of that period as if it was today 's sports news. I had been devouring

  • Caribbean Tourism Effects

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    The Effects of Tourism in the Caribbean: Employment, Local Development, Water Resources, and Environment Families and friends from across the world often travel to the beautiful, Caribbean islands for a warm, fun vacation. Tourists go to the Caribbean islands in a variety of ways. Many choose to stay on the islands in hotels for days or weeks at a time. Others buy a vacation on board a cruise ship, and that ship will sail to different islands for the passengers to enjoy and explore. Both of these

  • Brazil And Caribbean Culture Essay

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    Within Brazil and the Caribbean lies a racial mixture of cultures. Since the 1930's the people have, overall, enthusiastically adopted the notion that racial and cultural mixture defines this regions national identity (Samba 1). This region consists of a very historic background which has shaped the beliefs and customs of celebration, music and dance. Sugar cane was brought to the "new world"

  • Native Cultures And Cultures Of The Caribbean

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    Cultures of the Caribbean Research Paper Due Date: December 14, 2014 Jean L. Rene [email:jean.rene@umb.edu and jrelem1@gmail.com] Write an essay to discuss particular processes of class and racial stratifications in one former Caribbean colony and ways in which its corresponding colonial past still informs its evolution. Race and class stratification exist in the Caribbean from the colonial era. Historically, its influence the formulation of the identity of an entire nation, The Caribbean. Race in the

  • Sea In The Caribbean Sea

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    The Caribbean Sea in located off the coast of North, Central, and South Americas. This sea spans about two million, seven hundred and fifty-three thousand square kilometers. There are also many islands found in the midst of the Caribbean Sea. While these islands are a great place for a vacation, the populations of people on the islands can affect life. Many different factors influence life in the Caribbean Sea. These factors are divided into two categories; abiotic factors and biotic factors. These

  • Does the Caribbean Contribute to the Americanization of Its Media?

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    “Do you believe Caribbean Media are victims or causal factors of the Americanization of Caribbean Culture?” There has been an ongoing debate as to whether The Americanization phenomenon, has been perpetuated by the media across the Caribbean. It must be stated, that the Americanization phenomenon, can be synonymous with Globalisation. Hence it very pertinent to the discussion, to first defines the denotative meaning of the term Globalisation. (Dr.Maria Alfaro) defines Globalisation as: “A

  • The And The Caribbean Islands : A Shared History Essay

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    Hawai`i and the Caribbean Islands: A Shared History Jane Desmond’s “Let’s Lū`au,” a chapter in her book Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World, discusses the development of the “destination image,” the staged attempts to give visitors a sense of Hawaiian culture, as well as contrasts between dancing hula for a performance and as a lifestyle. She claims that visual preconceptions of Hawai`i, along with the environment that is staged for the tourist, has created and perpetuated

  • Essay about The Identity and History of the Caribbean

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    The Identity and History of the Caribbean The Caribbean is a vastly diverse area representing the effects of colonialism, slavery, and the combination of many cultures. Since the arrival of Europeans the Caribbean islands have been going through constant change. The loss of native peoples and the introduction of the plantation system had immediate and permanent reprocussions on the islands. The Plantation system set up a society which consisted of a large, captive lower class and a powerful

  • Tropical Caribbe Climate Of The Caribbean Essay

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    Tropical –The Caribbean CLIMATE: The climate of the Caribbean is tropical but rainfall varies with elevation, size and water currents. Warm trade winds blow consistently from the east creating semi desert places on mountainous islands. Occasional north westerlies affect the northern islands in the winter. The area has year round sunshine, divided into dry and wet seasons, with the first half of the year being drier than the second half. The average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius. SOIL: There

  • The End to Slavery in the Caribbean Essay examples

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    The End to Slavery in the Caribbean The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804) was the first successful slave revolt in the Caribbean, and it was one of the most important events in the history of the Americas. Along with the obvious human rights benefits that the Haitian Revolution achieved, there were some serious setbacks for the nation as well. Between 1783 and 1789, Saint Domingue was the foremost sugar producer in the region, but by the end of the war the economy was completely destroyed