Chapter 5 -Caribbean

Chapter 5 -Caribbean - Learning Objectives Explain the...

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Learning Objectives Explain the historical and cultural linkages that define the cultural, economic and political boundaries of this complex region. Examine the role primary commodities and tourism play in the Caribbean economy. Discuss the relationships between the Caribbean and the rest of the Western Hemisphere (i.e., Latin America and the United States)
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Key Concepts Isolated Proximity Rimland Greater and Lesser Antilles Hurricanes Diaspora Circular and Chain Migration Transnationalism Houseyards Creolization Plantation America Mono-crop Production Indentured Labor Maroon Societies Monroe Doctrine Neocolonialism Free Trade Zones Offshore Banking Capital Leakage
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Setting the Boundaries 25 countries and dependent territories Caribbean Islands, Belize (Central America) and the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana in South America) Isolated Proximity Contributes to cultural diversity, limited or dependent economic opportunity and transnationalism
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The  Caribbean Figure 5.1
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Figure 5.4 Environmental  Issues -  Overview
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