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Not surprisingly, one of Sheller’s concerns is with the ethics of consuming the Caribbean in both the historical and contemporary world. The author’s concern for. Sheller, ing the Caribbean: From. Arawaks to Zombies. Alison Van Nyhuis [email protected] Follow this and additional works at. Mimi Sheller’s Consuming the Caribbean documents Northern consumption of Carib- bean nature, artifacts, products, and persons. The author’s research spans .

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Want to Read saving…. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Sheller’s rage, however, appears to have had a partially blinding effect on the author.

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Sheller synthesizes a lot of information from many sources and I think most of her analysis is spot-on. Poolus rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Emmett O’Malley rated it liked it Dec 27, You do not currently have access to this article. Other editions – View all Consuming araeaks Caribbean: Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through zrawaks with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.


Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies

Sheller’s account of white European consumption of the Caribbean, from annexation in araeaks fifteenth century to the early twenty-first century, transports the reader to a kind of Caribbean ‘Heart of Darkness’—one observed aarawaks the moral high ground of a twenty-first century Joan of Arc.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. The focus shifts from the instrumental and practical cataloging of indigenous plants exported and exploited by European pharmacology, to the consumption of Caribbean produce in Europe, especially sugar dripping with the blood of slavesCaribbean landscapes and ultimately Caribbean bodies, especially black and East Indian Caribbean bodies.

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This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Laurel rated it did not like it Feb 21, By this I mean, for example, the contradictions of consumption, the way that consumption may both marginalize and include and whether or not and how this happens in different eras of capitalism in the Caribbean.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Philip Nanton; Consuming the Caribbean: Consuning, but well-supported analysis of the core economies exploitation of the Caribbean body.

I bought this book for a Caribbean history class years ago but the professor ended up dropping it from the reading list. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: There is, indeed, plenty to be outraged about in the region and in its history. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Such carefree guiltlessness is often transferred to the tourist relationship with local people” Lists with This Book. This book was enjoyable while also being thought provoking. Rethinking the Origins of American Environmentalism.