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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Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies by Mimi Sheller

Poolus rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Books by Mimi Sheller. There zoombies, indeed, plenty to be outraged about in the region and in its history. The cultural politics of emotion Sara Ahmed Snippet view – By this I mean, for example, the contradictions of consumption, the way that consumption may both marginalize and include and whether or not and how this happens in different eras of tp in the Caribbean. Kwame Dawes rated it liked it Jul 18, Alyssa rated it liked it Mar 06, Andrew rated it it was amazing May 16, Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.

Built on the Thf Hopkins University Campus. Laurel rated it did not like it Feb 21, Her text makes a virtue of skipping through centuries, offering juxtapositions to illuminate the different ways that the Caribbean region has been consumed. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies

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The author’s concern for ethics is really a sense of moral indignation at what she perceives as a lack of European sense of guilt in connection with the region. Lists with This Book. However, Sheller’s outrage diverts her from a closer analysis of important underlying issues and distinctions to be made around consumption.

Bananamous rated it really liked it Jun 09, 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 Arawa,s Sheller, a sociologist, is no less than a committed analyst using the sword of Caribbean 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.


Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Grace Mc rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Thus the new Form is a perpetual garden in which sensuality can run rampant; rather than being expelled from the garden, humanity can indulge all the temptations of fertile nature and fertile sex, without guilt.

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Sign In Forgot password? Sheller’s feom, essentially, is that the Caribbean, viewed in a global context, allows privileged white people from Europe and things produced in the Caribbean to have the advantage of mobility, while the exploited blacks in the Caribbean are held captive to do the shit work, or to receive the tourist or travel writer’s licentious gaze and, indeed, sometimes their bodies.

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