Unit 1 Lesson 1 Notes
The five reasons anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean is relevant in our world.
Demographic, Cultural, Economic, Geo-political and Transnationalism.
Hispanic/Latinos are the largest and f
The Big Fight Back: Suriname and Jamaica
- Marronage and Maroon wars continued in Suriname for 200 years
- Africans began deserting the plantations and fighting back during the initial English
occupation (1651-1667) and continued under
Unit 3 Lesson 12 Notes
In 1944, with the end of World War II in sight, Jamaica became first among the British colonies to
receive universal adult suffrage.
With the coming of proper trade union laws in the 1930s and 1940s,
Unit 3 Lesson 11 Notes
Anthropology of the body is the field of cultural anthropology concerned with how the human body
is culturally and socially construed
Anthropology of the emotions is a sub discipline of cultural anth
Unit 2 Lesson 9 Notes
Legend has it that zombies are the living dead, raised from their graves and animated by malevolent
voodoo sorcerers, usually for some evil purpose.
At the Centre de Psychiatrie et Neurologie in Port
Unit 2 Lesson 8: Reading Assignments
Pan- is often portrayed in literature, stage, and cinema, as a symbolic or cultural reference.
Mortality rate- is a measure of the number of deaths in some population, scaled to the siz
Unit 2 Lesson 7 Notes
Aztec- The Aztec people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico particularly those groups who
spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica in the 14th, 15th and 16th
Unit 2 Lesson 6 Notes
The treadmill, a recent English invention (1818), was one of the more barbaric forms of torture
imported into the Caribbean from Europe.
The treadmill was a hollow cylindrical frame constructed of iron
Unit 1 Lesson 5 Notes
In 1482 the Portuguese began construction of Elmina Castle in modern day Ghana, the first of many
European forts along the West African coast.
The Spanish king granted his subjects in Hispaniola permis
Unit 1 Lesson 4 Notes
During the first half of the 17th century, all of the new colonies depended on Dutch traders, and the
merchants that funded the settlements had interest in many regions
During the 17th century, the Net
Unit 1 Lesson 3 Notes
On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus reached the Bahama Islands.
Columbus was not the first person to cross from the Old World to the New. But, by returning to Spain,
he became the first to make th
Unit 1 Lesson 2 Notes
Caribbean is normally understood to embrace the thousands of islands, large and small, which stretch
like stepping stones from Florida in the north to the northern shores of South America.
Chapter 7: Religion and Everyday Life (Sanabria)
- Early to mid-colonial period, Medieval Catholicism had become solidly entrenched but had not
replaced indigenous and African religious beliefs
- Few reasons why European religious beli