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The Consumption of Paradise

Aaron Kamugisha

Abstract


Mimi Sheller’s Consuming the Caribbean is one of the most interesting and provocative books to come out in the field of Caribbean Studies in the last decade. Sheller positions her study as “an analysis of the ‘invention’ of the idea of the Caribbean in Euro-American culture” (8). She produces an outstanding intellectual history of this invention, and what is meant for global imaginings of the Caribbean at the beginning of the 21st century.

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ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness. ISSN: 1543-0855 (online).
Editor: Dr. Sonjah Nadine Stanley-Niaah.

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