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Haiti and the terrified consciousness of the Caribbean

Anthony P. Maingot

Haiti and the terrified consciousness of the Caribbean

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Edition Notes

Being Chapter 4 from Ethnicity in the Caribbean : essays in honor of Harry Hoetink edited by Gert Oostindie, 1996 (pp.53-80).

StatementAnthony P. Maingot.
ContributionsOostindie, Gert.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16395904M

  Haiti: man trapped for 27 days 'survived on fruit and water' A rice vendor may have lived under the rubble of a flea market for 27 days with little more than water and possibly fruit, a doctor has.   The National Museum of the American Indian is opening a new exhibit about the indigenous Tainos on July The display titled “Taino: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean,” explores the history of the indigenous peoples before, during, and after European colonization. One of the focal points of the presentation examines the group mostly in parts of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Islands of Art. By Hank Burchard. Friday, September 5, ; Page N55 The Washington Post. WHETHER OR NOT you've ever visited the Caribbean, there's an art exhibit at the Smithsonian's Center for African American History and Culture that shows something of what you missed.


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Girard's book has provided a helpful basic history of Haiti and with that has shed some light for me on some of the racial dynamics that have influenced Haiti from the very beginning of the revolution until now. His book immediately awakens the reader to the fact that the situation in Haiti is by: — (b) “Haiti and the Terrified Consciousness of the Caribbean.” In Gert Oostindie (ed.), Ethnicity in the Caribbean.

London: Macmillan Caribbean, pp. 53–Author: Anthony P. Maingot. Nevertheless, the Haitian Revolution was an important event in the history of the Caribbean, as Haiti was the first country to gain independence from a European power in the Caribbean.

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My library. The islands’ local religions – from vodou in Haiti to Jamaica’s Obeah and Cuba’s Santería – offer rich insights into Caribbean culture for the curious visitor.

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Joseph, PhD. Deadline: word abstract by 29 Februaryemailed to ([email protected]). Call for Papers. Jean Price-Mars ( – ), Haitian physician, ethnographer, diplomat, educator, historian, politician, was a towering intellectual in Haitian history and cultural studies, and a.

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Contents: Race, culture and identity in the New World / Richard M. Morse --Ethnic difference, plantation sameness / Sidney W.

Mintz --Haiti and the terrified consciousness of the Caribbean / Anthony P. Maingot --Museums, ethnicity and nation. Haiti: the origins of the Caribbean's "terrified consciousness" about race Haitian realities and scholarly myths: a counterintuitive analysis Two popular theories of Caribbean ideology and race relations: Frantz Fanon's theory of liberating violence and the theory of plantation societies.

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summary. Most studies view the Caribbean as disparate countries prone to revolution and ripe for rebellion. In a refreshing departure from the norm, Anthony Maingot, using historical and contemporary examples, explains that the region is actually populated by resilient, adaptable societies that combine both modern and.

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