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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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Glencairn plays along with Bound East: The Moon of the Caribees, The Long Voyage Home, and In the Zone.
The self-proclaimed Queen of the Caribees, which sits in the shadow of a long-extinct volcano, is fringed by miles of fine, white sand and coconut groves which sweep down to the clear waters of the Caribbean on one side and the Atlantic on the other.
In part 1, the first chapter ("Zouk and the Isles of the Caribees") provides some historical background on the various colonial pasts of each island, the importance of the Creole language in notions of Antillean identity, and the importance of mass media in the dissemination of popular music styles in Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, and St.