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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Sheller, a sociologist, is no less than a committed analyst using the sword of Consmuing Studies equally against the history of white European consumerism and against the defiling pens of travel—the hacks who promote the latest version of abhorrent consumption, an abomination by which most of the region now earns a precarious living, tourism.
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Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access Frkm purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. There is, indeed, plenty to be outraged about in the region and in its history. Kayla rated it liked it Mar 04, Andrew rated it it was amazing May 16, Caribeban library Help Advanced Book Search.
In this fascinating book, Mimi Sheller explores this troublesome history, investigating the complex mobilities of producers and consumers, of material and cultural zombied, including:. Published April 13th by Routledge first published February 27th From sugar to indentured labourers, tobacco to reggae music, Europe and North America have been relentlessly consuming the Caribbean and its assets for the past five hundred years.
Mobility and stasis underpin this moralistic history of consumption. Return to Book Page. Don’t have an account?
Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Sheller synthesizes a lot of information from many sources and I think most of her analysis is spot-on.
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Citing articles via Google Scholar. From Arawaks to Zombies. Instead, hacks from various centuries are firmly ticked off. Other editions – View all Consuming the Caribbean: Dense, but well-supported analysis of the core economies exploitation of the Caribbean body.
Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies
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Kwame Dawes rated it liked it Jul 18, Feb 28, Linda rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. For example, in an examination of what she calls the visual consumption of Caribbean landscapes, Sheller examines a piece of recent journalism on Jamaica in which the writer suggests that its north coast road becomes the ‘road to a new Eden’ References to this book The cultural politics of emotion Sara Ahmed Snippet view – Bill Wedenoja rated it really liked it Nov 29, 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 ot temporarily suspended in this fantasy Jamaica; more vested in Hedonism than in Edenism.
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Such carefree guiltlessness is often transferred to the tourist relationship with local people” Brielyn rated it really liked it Sep 15, Sheller’s account of white European consumption of the Caribbean, from annexation in the fifteenth century to the early twenty-first century, transports the reader to a kind of Caribbean ‘Heart of Darkness’—one observed from the moral high ground of a twenty-first century Joan of Arc.
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