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The Caribbean City, Rivke Jaffe
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Author Name:    Rivke Jaffe

Title:   The Caribbean City

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Ian Randle Publishers 

ISBN Number:   9766372950 / 9789766372958

Seller ID:   ING9789766372958

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"Caribbean cities are a unique yet underexposed phenomenon. Their distinctiveness results from a combination of interrelated factors including a history of slavery, development under the hemispheric hegemony of the United States and spatial limitations imposed by the settings of most Caribbean urban areas. The innovative volume presents a detailed introduction to the spatial, socio-cultural and economic characteristics of the Caribbean city, followed by case studies of selected cities in the Dutch, Hispanophone, Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean. It discusses a broad range of disciplinary approaches in examining the urban Caribbean, incorporating perspectives from anthropology, sociology, history, political science, geography and literary and cultural criticism. "



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