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The contemporary Caribbean, Robert B. Potter ... [et al.], (electronic book)

Label
The contemporary Caribbean
Title
The contemporary Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. Potter ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Contemporary Caribbean' examines the present day social, economic, political, cultural & environmental realities of the Caribbean region. Historical contexts are discussed, in order to better explain the challenges facing the region & its people.
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
330.9729
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC151
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Potter, Robert B
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  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
Summary expansion
This text focuses on the contemporary economic, social, geographical, environmental and political realities of the Caribbean region. Historical aspects of the Caribbean, such as slavery, the plantation system and plantocracy are explored in order to explain the contemporary nature of, and challenges faced by, the Caribbean. The book is divided into three parts, dealing respectively with: the foundations of the Caribbean, rural and urban bases of the contemporary Caribbean, and global restructuring and the Caribbean: industry, tourism and politics
Target audience
specialized
Label
The contemporary Caribbean, Robert B. Potter ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Contents<BR>Preface<BR>Introduction<BR>PART I FOUNDATIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN<BR>1. The Caribbean Landscape<BR>2. Populations and Migration<BR>PART II RURAL AND URBAN BASES OF THE CONTEMPORARY CARIBBEAN<BR>3. Agriculture and agrarian Structure<BR>4. Vulnerability and the Impact of Natural Hazards<BR>5. Social Conditions<BR>6. Housing in the Caribbean<BR>7. Urban Dynamics and Townscapes<BR>PART III GLOBAL RESTRUCTURING AND THE CARIBBEAN: INDUSTRY, TOURISM AND POLITICS<BR>8. Industrialization, Development and Economic Change<BR>9. Offshore Services and the Caribbean<BR>10. Globalisation and the Caribbean<BR>11. Tourism, Environment and Development<BR>12. Political Realities and the Caribbean<BR>
Control code
AH28913086
Extent
xxvi, 497 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317875994
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The contemporary Caribbean, Robert B. Potter ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Contents<BR>Preface<BR>Introduction<BR>PART I FOUNDATIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN<BR>1. The Caribbean Landscape<BR>2. Populations and Migration<BR>PART II RURAL AND URBAN BASES OF THE CONTEMPORARY CARIBBEAN<BR>3. Agriculture and agrarian Structure<BR>4. Vulnerability and the Impact of Natural Hazards<BR>5. Social Conditions<BR>6. Housing in the Caribbean<BR>7. Urban Dynamics and Townscapes<BR>PART III GLOBAL RESTRUCTURING AND THE CARIBBEAN: INDUSTRY, TOURISM AND POLITICS<BR>8. Industrialization, Development and Economic Change<BR>9. Offshore Services and the Caribbean<BR>10. Globalisation and the Caribbean<BR>11. Tourism, Environment and Development<BR>12. Political Realities and the Caribbean<BR>
Control code
AH28913086
Extent
xxvi, 497 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317875994
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote

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