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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Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? In this fascinating book, Mimi Sheller explores this troublesome history, investigating the complex mobilities of producers and consumers, of material and cultural commodities, including: Jan 22, Dimity rated it liked it Shelves: To see what your friends carbbean of this book, please sign up.
Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies
Tiffany G rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Well, who tell he say dat! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Most chapters are filled with outrage at despoliation in one form or another.
When the same hapless journalist suggests, further, that Jamaica is like Eden after Adam was tempted with the conxuming Page ] apple, this is simply too much. View freely available titles: Vandal proof nature serves as a transparent metonym for sexual access to ‘natives’ without consequences; the laws of nature and of morality have both apparently been temporarily suspended in this fantasy Jamaica; more vested in Hedonism than in Edenism.
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Grace Mc rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Hamburg from Burlesque to the Beatles, The hack at least can plead fantasy. To ask other readers questions about Consuming the Caribbeanplease sign up.
This book was enjoyable while also being thought provoking. Published April 13th by Routledge first published February 27th In this fascinating book, Mimi Sheller explores this troublesome history, investigating the complex mobilities of producers and consumers, of material and cultural commodities, including: Karen Davis rated it liked it Apr 12, Sheller synthesizes a lot of information from many sources and I think m This book was enjoyable while also being thought provoking. You could not be signed in.
Her text makes a virtue of skipping through centuries, offering juxtapositions to illuminate the different ways that the Caribbean region has been consumed. Return to Book Page. Sign In or Create an Account.
Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies by Mimi Sheller
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Refresh and try again. Sheller’s thesis, essentially, is that the Caribbean, viewed in a global context, allows privileged white people from Europe and things produced in the Caribbean to have the advantage consuuming mobility, while the exploited blacks in the Caribbean are held captive to do the shit work, or to receive the tourist or travel writer’s licentious gaze and, indeed, sometimes their bodies.
Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Account Options Sign in. From Arawaks to Zombies. By this I mean, for example, arawxks 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.
I bought this book for a Caribbean history class years ago but the professor ended up dropping it from the reading list. In the same paragraph she releases the following broadside:.
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By Mimi Sheller Routledge Citing articles via Google Scholar. Preview — Consuming the Caribbean zzombies Mimi Sheller. Kwame Dawes rated it liked it Jul 18, Bill Wedenoja rated it really liked it Nov 29, I loved chapters and found them fascinating.
Blake Scott rated it really liked it Mar 06, In Chapters 2 and 5, both male and female travel