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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Paperbackpages. Alyssa rated it liked it Mar 06, 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.

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The focus shifts from the instrumental and practical cataloging of indigenous plants exported and exploited by European pharmacology, to the consumption of Caribbean produce in Europe, especially sugar dripping with the blood of slavesCaribbean landscapes and ultimately Caribbean bodies, especially black and East Indian Caribbean bodies.

By Mimi Sheller Routledge Daynali rated it really liked it Jan 04, Instead, hacks tge various centuries are firmly ticked off. Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving….

Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies

Rhi rated it really liked it Jan 29, Related articles in Google Scholar. There is, indeed, plenty to be outraged about in the region and in its history. Book titles OR Journal titles. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Laurel rated it did not like it Feb 21, However, Sheller’s outrage diverts her from a closer analysis of important underlying issues and distinctions zombjes be made around consumption.

Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies by Mimi Sheller

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Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. It calls into question innocent indulgence in the pleasures of thoughtless consumption and calls for a global ethics of consumer responsibility. Nancy rated it it was ok Aug 07, Preview — Consuming the Caribbean by Mimi Sheller.

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Dense, but well-supported analysis of the core economies exploitation of the Caribbean body. Hamburg from Burlesque to the Beatles, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.