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Author Burton, Richard D. E., 1946-2008.

Title Afro-Creole : power, opposition, and play in the Caribbean / Richard D.E. Burton.

Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1997.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  F1874 .B8 1997    Available  ---
Description x, 297 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-290) and index.
Contents From African to Afro-Creole : the making of Jamaican slave culture, 1655-1838 -- Resistance and opposition in Jamaica, 1800-1834 -- In the shadow of the whip : religion and opposition in Jamaica, 1834-1992 -- The carnival complex -- Masquerade, possesion, and power in the Caribbean.
Subject Jamaica -- Civilization -- African influences.
Trinidad and Tobago -- Civilization -- African influences.
Haiti -- Civilization -- African influences.
Slavery -- West Indies -- History.
Creoles -- Jamaica -- Religion.
Creoles -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Social life and customs.
Creoles -- Haiti -- Religion.
Government, Resistance to -- West Indies -- History.
West Indies -- Race relations.
ISBN 0801432499 (cloth : alk. paper)