IndoCaribbean and Lesser Antilles

IndoCaribbean and Lesser Antilles - Indo-Caribbean Culture...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Indo-Caribbean Culture + the Lesser Antilles 20/02/2008 12:59:00 ← Substantial Caribbean population • Trinidad and Tobago; Guyana • British- 425,000 (1838-1917) • Netherlands- 35,000 ← Cultural traditions • Lesser Antilles, Trinidad, Guyana • Beyond (still has ties with India) o Reproducing locality ← ← SOCIAL CONTEXT ← Cultural isolation • Cultural retention o Insulation o Media: books, music, film, internet, travel • Horizontal cultural shifts o Customs negotiated o Language: performance sign of “Indianess” • Transnational identity o Vertical and horizontal shifts o “India” as identity referent ← ← POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION ← Guyana as struggle • Cheddi Jagan (PPP) 1964 US CIA o Forbes Burnham (PNC) o Encourages migration ← Media and civil society • CNS: Indian community ← ← CULTURAL CAPITAL ← Indian music traditions • Chowtal: additive rhythm • Bhajan songs o...
View Full Document

Page1 / 6

IndoCaribbean and Lesser Antilles - Indo-Caribbean Culture...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online