Books Caribbean Transformations

  • Autor: Sidney Wilfred Mintz
  • Editor: Columbia University Press
  • Last data published: 10 November 1989
  • ISBN: 0231071159
  • Format: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 355 pages
  • File Size: 23MB
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Description Caribbean Transformations de Sidney Wilfred Mintz:

Contact and clash, amalgamation and accommodation, resistance and change have marked the history of the Caribbean islands. It is a unique region where people under the stress of slavery had to improvise, invent and literally create forms of human association through which their pasts and the symbolic interpretation of their present could be structured.Caribbean Transformations is divided into three major parts, each preceded by a brief introductory chapter. Part One begins with a look at the African antecedents of the Caribbean, then discusses slavery and the plantation system. Two chapters deal with slavery and forced labor in Puerto Rico and the history of a Puerto Rican plantation. Part Two is concerned with the rise of a Caribbean peasantry--the erstwhile slaves who separated themselves from the plantation system on small plots of land. This creative adaptation led to the growth of a class of rural landowners producing a large part of their own subsistence but also selling to and buying from wider markets. Mintz first discusses the origins of reconstructed peasantries, and then proceeds to the specifics of the origins and history of the peasantry in Jamaica. Part Three turns to Caribbean nationhood--the political and economic forces that affected its shaping and the social structure of its component societies. A separate chapter details the case of Haiti. The book ends with a critique of the implications of Caribbean nationhood from an anthropological perspective, stressing the ways that class, color and other social dimensions continue to play important parts in the organization of Caribbean societies. Info on mcdougal is not discovered or may be eliminated for the ask of the publisher. Perhaps you may be thinking about additional training books by the Sidney Wilfred Mintz. We were capable to gather much of the almost all iformatsii for you personally. To get writers: our website would not include public entry your current guides on the internet pages merely starting information about the hem ebook. If you feel that our site is usually infringing, you need to write to you regarding this trouble with actually the publisher of those textbooks, we will instantly remove internet pages from my web-site.


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