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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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In reading the Antillean landscape, Glissant detected in the highlands the path of runaway slave resistances to which no writing (in script or in monument) witnessed: his reading of the coastal plains and inhabited spaces permits us to find original witnesses to the capitulations and crafty revolts that the slaves and the immigrants devised in order to survive.
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.
The section on Francophone literatures offers a thorough survey of French postcolonial writing, and consists of a chapter on the Antillean Francophone literatures by Marie Dominique Le Rumeur; one about literatures from the Indic Ocean by Mar Garcia Lopez; one on Francophone Maghrebi literature by co-editor Juan Jose Perales Gutierrez; and a final essay on Francophone African literature.
Debrot himself has claimed that "the hybrid character of our literature, the literature of a mixed population and therefore also a mixed literature, means that different parts of it might belong equally to a Dutch or Spanish environment as to an Antillean one.
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.
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.
The first step in this process, when it comes to revisiting Fanon's work from our own time and place, involves engaging with that work in all its specificity and singularity, so let me turn to the question of the Antillean context of Fanon's life and work.