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Caribbean Cultural Identity

The Case of Jamaica (Ucla Latin American Studies)

by Rex M. Nettleford

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Univ of California Center for Afro .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Cultural policy,
  • Arts In General (Multi-Subject),
  • Social Change In Underdeveloped Areas,
  • Jamaica,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8391269M
    ISBN 100934934002
    ISBN 109780934934008

    The term Caribbean culture summarises the artistic, musical, literary, culinary, political and social elements that are representative of Caribbean people all over the world. The Caribbean's culture has historically been influenced by that of African, Amerindian, Indian And European traditions.. As a collection of settler nations, the contemporary Caribbean has been shaped by waves of. "This edition of the Bucknell Review is devoted to analyses of Caribbean cultural identities. It is important to draw attention to the idea of Caribbean identity as pluralized, that is, as Caribbean "identities" rather than Caribbean "identity" because quite often, inside and outside the region, there is a tendency in some quarters to oversimplify the cultural heterogeneity of the Caribbean.

    Dealing with the ongoing interaction of rich and diverse cultural traditions from Cuba and Jamaica to Guyana and Surinam, Nation Dance addresses some of the major contemporary issues in the study of Caribbean religion and identity. The book’s three sections move from a focus on spirituality and healing, to theology in social and political context, and on to questions of identity and diaspora.2/5(1). CARIBBEAN IDENTITY A Commentary On Regionalism And Caribbean Identity. Submitted by Nicosia Shakes Reg#: There has been a lot of discrepancy concerning the concept "Caribbean Identity". This discrepancy concerns the ensuing debate between the pluralists and the consensualists and the way in which diversity is Size: KB.

    publishing on Caribbean language history, literary discourse and the re-rereading of other canons. Recent scholarship includes Caribbean Literary Discourse, Voice and Cultural Identity in the Anglophone Caribbean (co-authored Jean D’osta and Velma Pollard, ); Postscripts: Caribbean Perspectives on the British CanonFile Size: KB.   Nevertheless, the actual realities of Caribbean living point out to the fact, unlike what the proponents of a strong ‘Caribbean identity’ would like us to believe, the natives in the Caribbean proper continue to think of their existential identity as something quite inseparable from the color of their skin and their culturally-religious.


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Caribbean Cultural Identity by Rex M. Nettleford Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Caribbean Cultural Identity: An Essay in Cultural Dynamics is a reaffirmation of the validity of that persistent quest by the Jamaican and Caribbean people for place and purpose in a globalised world of continuous change. In post-colonial societies like Jamaica, the issue of cultural identity is as important as political independence and Cited by: Caribbean Cultural Identity: An Essay in Cultural Dynamics is a reaffirmation of the validity of that persistent quest by the Jamaican and Caribbean people for place and purpose in a globalised world of continuous change/5.

A Caribbean identity refers to the qualities, beliefs and culture common to the geographic area known as the Caribbean. Defining Caribbean identity is problematic because the Caribbean includes many places such as Cuba, Florida, Venezuela, Belize and other locations that contain dozens of ethnic groups and much mixing of culture, says Global Voices Online.

This timely re-issue (with a new introduction) of Caribbean Cultural Identity: The Case of Jamaica is a re-affirmation of the validity of that persistent quest by the Jamaican and Caribbean people for place and purpose in a globalised world of continuous by: Globalisation and Cultural Identity in Caribbean Society: The Jamaican Case Abstract The Caribbean is a region whose very name reverberates from the early effects of globalisation (then called colonialism).

The result is that the identity of the region and its people has been significantly shaped by two groups of people; Africans and Europeans.

The Caribbean’s Cultural History Columbus’ discovery in set off a chain of events in the emergence of the Caribbean society, as Knight states in his book The Caribbean.

"The first voyage of Columbus in fortuitously discovered a whole new world and set in motion a chain of events whose profound consequences gave new directions to. DANCE AND IDENTITY POLITICS IN CARIBBEAN LITERATURE: CULTURE, COMMUNITY, AND COMMEMORATION 2 Liverpool writes in an earlier book Caribbean Cultural Identity book in s Trinidad the upper class looked on calypso-inspired People in the Caribbean began to embrace their cultural similarities, and learned to see their differences as healthy.

multi-racial, multi-lingual, stratified, and some would say, multi-cultural.” 1 In all of this diversity, the concept of a Caribbean people and the construction of a Caribbean identity is caught up in many contradictions.

It is easy to assert a Caribbean identity if. Caribbean Cultural Identity: The Case of Jamaica: an Essay in Cultural Dynamics Rex M. Nettleford, University of California, Los Angeles. Center for Afro-American Studies, UCLA Latin American Center, Center for Latin American studies (Los Angeles, Calif).

Snippet view - In post-colonial societies like Jamaica, the issue of cultural identity is as important as political independence and economic self-sufficiency. Rex Nettleford goes further by declaring that cultural identity is as fundamental a reality as food, shelter, clothing and job opportunities and is.

The Creole Identity in the Caribbean Postcolonial Society: A Study of Selvon’s A Brighter Sun Guruprasad S.Y. Department of English, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India Abstract Today, postcolonialism is an important discipline in cultural and literary present study deals with the.

Caribbean Cultural Identity: The Case of Jamaica, Paperback by Nettleford, Rex M., ISBNISBN This book is essential reading for courses in Caribbean Studies in particular and Cultural Studies in general and provides a valuable resource for culture workers and for policy makers engaged in culture and development/5(4).

"Caribbean Cultural Identity: An Essay in Cultural Dynamics is a reaffirmation of the validity of that persistent quest by the Jamaican and Caribbean people for place and purpose in a globalised world of continuous post-colonial societies like Jamaica, the issue of cultural Author: Rex M.

Nettleford. The paper looks at Caribbean territorial identity at the crossroads of the new forces of globalization. It offers a topology of Caribbean identities along an ethno-cultural axis.

It looks at identity as an area of change and contestation. In developing the ideas of Caribbean File Size: KB. Chapter 5 Identity Conflicts; Chapter 6 Conclusion.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The Changing Face of Afro-Caribbean Cultural Identity: Negrismo and Negritude looks primarily at Negrismo and Negritude, two literary movements that appeared in the Francophone and Hispanic Caribbean as well as in Africa at the beginning of the twentieth. Caribbean Cultural Identity analyses and illustrates the dynamics of cultural evolution in the Caribbean.

Nettleford focuses on the problems of identity, particularly as it relates tocultural pluralism and Eurocentricity and describes in detail the role that the performing arts have played in shaping the general development of Jamaica as well Author: Rex Nettleford.

The collection of ideas and habits which they learn, share and transmit from generation to generation. It is a simple way of deducing an individual’s origin. Culture is dynamic (ever changing) and is passed through the generations.

Caribbean identity refers to the cultures or characteristics that identify or define the Caribbean and its people. Book review: Language, Culture and Caribbean Identity Article (PDF Available) in New West Indian Guide 89() January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Isabelle Léglise.

Cultural Identity and Diaspora Stuart Hall A new cinema of the Caribbean is emerging, joining the company of the other `Third Cinemas'. It is related to, but different from, the vibrant film and other forms of visual representation of the Afro-Caribbean (and Asian) `blacks' of the diasporas of the West - the new post-colonial Size: KB.

Caribbean Literary Discourse is a study of the multicultural, multilingual, and Creolized languages that characterize Caribbean discourse, especially as reflected in the language choices that preoccupy creative writers. Caribbean Literary Discourse opens the challenging world of language choices and literary experiments characteristic of the multicultural and multilingual Caribbean.

The book's three sections move from a focus on spirituality and healing, to theology in social and political context, and on to questions of identity and diaspora. The book begins with the voices of female practitioners and then offers a broad, interdisciplinary examination of Caribbean religion and by: Essay delves into whether or not it is possible for the Caribbean to have a single identity.

It uses historical, political, economic, and other factors to answer such.caribbean identity defining a caribbean self Introduction Lecture outline: Defining identity Construction of a Caribbean Identity Imposition of identity by others The Haitian Rev The Diversified Caribbean in the 16th & 17th Centuries Dave Gosse, : Caribbean Studies.