This book chronicles the origin and evolution of the Steel Band orchestra and its diffusion in the Caribbean and beyond with special attention given to the nature of its origin and its spatial movement within the culture. The Steel Band was created by descendants of African Captives in the Caribbean who struggled to retain some elements of their culture while simultaneously rejecting elements of the captive culture that controlled their lives for three centuries.
Updated and revised with many new detailed maps and photographs, Latin America and the Carribbean: A Systematic and Regional Survey, 7th EditionÂ enables geographers to explore the changes and major issues facing this dynamic region today. The historical material has been streamlined in order to focus on contemporary issues. A new chapter was written to focus on Brazil and the Amazonia region. Â Key environmental issues are highlighted in new boxes throughout the chapters.
Whitsunday Yacht Articles
Whitsunday Yacht Books