• Sugar in the Atlantic World
    usually worked in the Caribbean in horrid conditions and then the finished product was delivered to British aristocracy. Before the 16th century, Europe’s source of getting sugar was from bees. When the Portuguese and Spanish were able to have sugar produced in the Caribbean and Brazil, the...
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  • Tourism
    “Tourism: The Good and the Bad”) It provides many benefits to those who travel, as well as to those who live in tourist nations, such as the Caribbean. “The Caribbean is a nature lover’s dream, welcoming visitors in search of the wonders of the natural world - creatures, plants and landscapes unmatched in...
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  • Guyana's Culture
    Culture name: Guyanese Identification. Guyana is an Amerindian word meaning "the land of many waters." Attempts to forge a common identity have foundered, and it is more accurate to speak of African, Indian, and Amerindian Guyanese cultures. There were small European, Portuguese "colored," and Chinese...
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  • Describe the Language Situation in Grenada.
    In the Caribbean Sea, lies the island of Grenada, the most southerly of the Windward Islands. The countries territory includes not only Grenada but also its subsidiaries, the islands of Carriacou and Petit Martinique. Grenada has a history that is rich and colorful. This history has impacted immensely...
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  • Capr Syallbus
    DEFINITION OF THE CARIBBEAN REGION CHARACTERISTICS OF SOCIETY Definition of the Caribbean Region Society Geographical Society is a collection of people occupying a defined geographical area over a long period of time. This describes the area washed by the Caribbean Sea and is often described...
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  • Barbados: Dominated The Carribean Sugar Industry
    Barbados Separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean Sea lays a series of islands that are among the most visited in the world. Upon looking at a map of the Caribbean one may take note that the islands are all uniformly placed in what appears to be a horseshoe shape, or more commonly known as...
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  • Barbadoes
    HISTORY Barbados is one of the eastern most Caribbean islands, found at 13.4n, 54.4w. The island that is less than one million years old, the collision of the Atlantic crustal and Caribbean plates created it, along with a volcanic eruption. Later coral formed, accumulating to about 300ft. It is geologically...
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  • Suriname
    Some characteristics Due to its location and history, the cuisine of Suriname shows the combination of several different cultures. It combines Caribbean recipes along with elements brought by the Dutch, Chinese, Jewish, Lebanese, Indian, West African, Spanish, and French cultures, among others. The...
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  • There Is Not One Caribbean Culture but Many Caribbean Cultures
    Caribbean Studies Assess the statement “There is not one Caribbean culture but many Caribbean cultures” There is no one distinctive Caribbean culture, but rather, Caribbean cultures. Each island or geo-political territory is characterized by its own unique, cultural practices, institutions and belief...
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  • Global Manager Training Abroad
    have retired there. That told me it was a friendly place to live and probably easy to communicate in as well. I also thought that being on the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico it had to be a wonderful place to have to be stationed abroad. The following is the information I was able to attain on...
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  • A History of Guyana and Its Culture
    nestled with Brazil, it is considered a part of the Caribbean, for its culture has a similarity with the northern islands and many other places. Their culture reflects the influence of African, Indian, Amerindian, Chinese, British, Dutch, Portuguese, Caribbean, and American culture. It may be more accurate...
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  • history sba
    INTRODUCTION According to Hamilton-Willie D. 2001, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade was the most abominable and cruel form of slavery, Greenwood R. and Hamber S. 2003stated that it was neither the first nor the only form of slave trade. Slavery was recognized around the world long before the Egyptians enslaved...
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  • Early Settlement Patterns
    powers want a piece of the pie as well. The Spanish were the first of the European colonies to establish settlements in the 'new world'. By the 1570's the Spanish had roughly 200 settlements in North America and they were all centered around mining and plantations. They build many churches and cathedrals...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    Caribbean Studies notes Module 1 Caribbean society and culture Location of the Caribbean Greater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Jamaica, Puerto Rico Lesser Antilles: * Windward islands: Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique * Leeward...
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  • Carib Studies
    Location of the Caribbean Greater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Jamaica, Puerto Rico Lesser Antilles: * Windward islands: Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique (France) * Leeward islands: Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts-Nevis, Montserrat...
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  • Unit 4 Apwh
    worst strain of malaria originate? Arrived with the African slave trade 15. What was one of the major reasons for the growth of the world population after 1700? Spread of useful crops (maize, potatoes, and manioc) Provided more calories per acre than did most Old World staples ...
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  • cape
    Module 1 Notes This is a relatively brief compilation of Caribbean Studies notes for CAPE from no less than 5 separate sources. I was feeling quite awesome today. 2. LOCATING THE CARIBBEAN 3. Expected Learning Outcomes1. Locate and define the Caribbean using certain criteria2. Discuss the advantages and...
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  • Carnival Cultural Study
    cricket eloquently as a sporting spectacle and analysed the sport as a way into issues of social justice. Rex Nettleford (1988) in Caribbean Festival Arts noted, the Caribbean, the idea of the festival remains a vehicle for communicating and affirming values and for strengthening the bonds in the new society...
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  • Historical Foundations Unit 2 Ip
    ” Cuba Historical Foundations” According to the CIA World Fact Book, Cuba’s population as of July of 2006 was 11,382,820. The age structure in Cuba is 0-14 years which is equivalent to 19.1% of the population with 1,117,677 being male and 1,058,512 being female. The age structure for 15-64 years is...
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  • New Directions - Exploration, Expansion, Society, and the Arts
    reached India by rounding the Cape of Good Hope, Columbus decided to just sail West without knowing the presence of the “New World.” His landing in the Caribbean in 1492 ushered in the era of European exploration and domination of the New World. * Bartholomew Diaz: In 1488, Bartholomew Diaz rounded the...
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