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Antilles:

see West IndiesWest Indies,
archipelago, between North and South America, curving c.2,500 mi (4,020 km) from Florida to the coast of Venezuela and separating the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean.
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Chapter 2 explicates two "canonical" Antillean novels: La Llamarada (1935), by Puerto Rican Enrique Laguerre, and Over (1939),by Dominican Ramon Marrero Aristy.
In this study, we undertake a preliminary conservation assessment of the entire Lesser Antillean endemic seed plant flora by two methods using only herbarium data.
Soldier termite of the Antillean (Isoptera: Nasutitermitinae), Parvitermes collinsae.
The essays give us greater insight into urban and rural class formation, racial and national identity, and the experiences of Afro-Cubans and Antillean migrants.
Critique: A truly exceptional work of seminal scholarship, "The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart" is impressively well written, organized and presented.
It is stated by the Antillean Gas Vice President Rolando GonzEilez that the use of a cheaper and cleaner fuel, which would let the transformation of more than 1,000 megawatts of power generation.
Furthermore, the cultural transformation that has brought Catholic Antillean and Spanish-American migrant workers is a threat to the declining White Protestant Dutch-speaking plantocracy class to which both the author and the protagonist belonged.
WaGaNCHe is a fine way to discover the Caribbean's Amerindian heritage, a heritage too often overlooked, but proudly being reclaimed by descendants of the Ciboney and other aboriginal Antillean peoples and increasingly by others seeking to connect Native North America to the Indigenes of Latin America.
The exceptions are grouped in the family Episactidae, which embraces the Episactinae of Central America (of which Episactus is the type genus) as well as the exclusively Antillean Espagnolinae and the Mexican Teicophryinae.
In "The Dance of Blood," an Antillean woman with Amazonian, Berber, African, and Andalusian substrata epitomizes the forces of transculturation, as in Julia de Burgos's "Ay, ay, ay de la grifa negra" and Nicolas Guillen's "El abuelo.
It quickly becomes apparent, though, that accommodation is a one-way street, any understanding of Antillean values and customs only relevant as a means of steering workers toward adoption of Dutch cultural norms.
Furthermore, the author proposes that this Antillean model could expand as a "Greater Caribbean" approach--eventually the professionals in the discipline would combine their works and contribute to the reconstruction of the precolonial history of the region.