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Understanding the contemporary Caribbean

Author: Richard S Hillman; Thomas J D'Agostino
Publisher: Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009. ©2009
Series: Understanding (Boulder, Colo.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Carefully designed to enhance readers' comprehension of the diversity and complexities of the region, Understanding the Contemporary Caribbean ranges in coverage from history to politics and economics, from the environment to ethnicity, from religion to the Caribbean diaspora. Each topic is covered in an accessible style, but with reference to the latest scholarship. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Hillman; Thomas J D'Agostino
ISBN: 9781588266637 158826663X
OCLC Number: 300280211
Notes: ODL_2017/2018.
Description: xiv, 429 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Caribbean: a geographic preface / Thomas D. Boswell --
The historical context / Stephen J. Randall --
Caribbean politics / Thomas J. D'Agostino --
The economies of the Caribbean / Dennis A. Pantin and Marlene Attzs --
International relations / Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner --
The environment and ecology / Duncan McGregor --
Ethnicity, race, class, and nationality / David Baronov and Kevin A. Yelvington --
Women and development / A. Lynn Bolles --
Religion in the Caribbean / Leslie G. Desmangles, Stephen D. Glazier, and Joseph M. Murphy --
Literature and popular culture / Kevin Meehan and Paul B. Miller --
The Caribbean diaspora / Dennis Conway --
Trends and prospects / Richard S. Hillman and Andres Serbin.
Series Title: Understanding (Boulder, Colo.)
Responsibility: edited by Richard S. Hillman, Thomas J. D'Agostino.

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Helps readers comprehend the diversity and complexities of the Caribbean region. This book ranges in coverage from history to politics and economics, from the environment to ethnicity, from religion  Read more...

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