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The Resource Chanting Down the New Jerusalem : Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Chanting Down the New Jerusalem : Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Label
Chanting Down the New Jerusalem : Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean
Title
Chanting Down the New Jerusalem
Title remainder
Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this brilliantly evocative ethnography, Francio Guadeloupe probes the ethos and attitude created by radio disc jockeys on the binational Caribbean island of Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. Examining the intersection of Christianity, calypso, and capitalism, Guadeloupe shows how a multiethnic and multireligious island nation, where livelihoods depend on tourism, has managed to encourage all social classes to transcend their ethnic and religious differences. In his pathbreaking analysis, Guadeloupe credits the island DJs, whose formulations of Christian faith, musical creativity, and capitalist su
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guadeloupe, Francio
Dewey number
  • 305.80097297/6
  • 305.800972976
Index
index present
LC call number
GN564.S26 G83 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The anthropology of Christianity
Series volume
4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnicity
  • Anthropology of religion
  • Religion and culture
  • Disc jockeys
  • Music
  • Saint Martin (West Indies)
  • Saint Martin (West Indies)
  • Saint Martin (West Indies)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • Anthropology of religion
  • Ethnic relations
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnology
  • Music
  • Race relations
  • Religion and culture
  • Social conditions
  • West Indies
Label
Chanting Down the New Jerusalem : Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Map of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten; Map of the Caribbean Islands; Introduction: A New Jerusalem in the Caribbean Sea; 1. So Many Men, So Many Histories: The History that Matters to the Islanders; 2. Performing Identities on Saint Martin and Sint Maarten; 3. Christianity as a Metalanguage of Inclusiveness; 4. Clarke's Two Vitamin Cs for Successful Living; 5. DJ Shadow's Prescription for Rastafari Individuality; 6. The Hip-Hop- and Christian-Inspired Metaphysics of DJ Cimarron; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index; A
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Control code
773565087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520254886
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612772467
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0tfz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565087
Label
Chanting Down the New Jerusalem : Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Map of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten; Map of the Caribbean Islands; Introduction: A New Jerusalem in the Caribbean Sea; 1. So Many Men, So Many Histories: The History that Matters to the Islanders; 2. Performing Identities on Saint Martin and Sint Maarten; 3. Christianity as a Metalanguage of Inclusiveness; 4. Clarke's Two Vitamin Cs for Successful Living; 5. DJ Shadow's Prescription for Rastafari Individuality; 6. The Hip-Hop- and Christian-Inspired Metaphysics of DJ Cimarron; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index; A
  • Bc; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; r; s; t; u; v; w; x; y; z
Control code
773565087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520254886
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612772467
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0tfz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565087

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