Chapter

Introduction

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Ivette Romero-Cesareo

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print May 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032184
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038766 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter discusses geography, specifically the geography of the Caribbean. The Caribbean's contours have changed over the centuries, along with the political structure and culture of the people living on the islands. The chapter highlights the main purpose of the book, which is to shed some light on the issues and phenomena that connect the Caribbean regionally, and provides brief descriptions of the nine subsequent chapters.

Keywords: geography; Caribbean; contours; political structure; culture; issues; phenomena

Chapter.  2601 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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