Caribbean Military Encounters (New Caribbean Studies) by Shalini Puri,Lara Putnam

By Shalini Puri,Lara Putnam

This e-book presents a much-needed learn of the lived adventure of militarization within the Caribbean from 1914 to the current. It bargains an alternative choice to coverage and defense experiences by way of drawing at the views of literary and cultural reports, historical past, anthropology, ethnography, song, and visible paintings. instead of opposing or protecting militarization in line with se, this publication focuses recognition on how Caribbean humans negotiate militarization of their daily lives. the quantity explores subject matters comparable to the united states career of Haiti; British West Indians in global battle I; the British naval invasion of Anguilla; army bases together with Chaguaramas, Vieques and Guantánamo; the militarization of the police; intercourse paintings and the army; drug wars and surveillance; calypso commentaries; inner most safeguard armies; and border patrol operations. 

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