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By Shalini Puri,Lara Putnam

This ebook offers a much-needed examine of the lived adventure of militarization within the Caribbean from 1914 to the current. It bargains a substitute for coverage and safety reports through drawing at the views of literary and cultural reviews, background, anthropology, ethnography, track, and visible paintings. instead of opposing or protecting militarization in step with se, this ebook focuses cognizance on how Caribbean humans negotiate militarization of their daily lives. the quantity explores themes reminiscent of the U.S. profession of Haiti; British West Indians in international battle I; the British naval invasion of Anguilla; army bases together with Chaguaramas, Vieques and Guantánamo; the militarization of the police; intercourse paintings and the army; drug wars and surveillance; calypso commentaries; deepest defense armies; and border patrol operations. 

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