Caribbean Quarterly 65, No. 2


We missed posting earlier about this issue of Caribbean Quarterly (Issue 65, no. 2, June 2019) dedicated to African-Caribbean Spirituality and Creativity and edited by Clinton Hutton. It includes excellent articles from various perspectives and geographical areas, including an article by the guest editor on Cuban artist Manuel Mendive. See all contents below:

EDITOR’S NOTE – Kim Robinson-Walcott

ARTIST’S VOICE – Clinton Hutton

  • Manuel Mendive: A Master of a Caribbean Style and Existential Philosophy

INTRODUCTION – Clinton Hutton

  • African-Caribbean Spirituality and Creativity


  • The Spiritual Baptist Religion – Maarit Forde
  • The Second Coming: The Orisha Factor in the Emergence of the Steelband in Trinidad and Tobago – Rawle Gibbons
  • Cosmological Representations and Traditional Healers in Jamaica – Steve Randolph Weaver
  • “Masking Indian – Practising Africa”: Dialogue on Spirituality, Sound and Resistance as Mardi Gras Indian Performativity – Oliver N. Greene
  • Cultural Shifting: Cultural Survival and Changes in the Ettu Community since the 1980s – Kesia Weise


  • Walking the Tidewrack – Thomas Reiter
  • To Be Known. & To (Not) Know Why – Jeremy Jacob Peretz


  • Colbert I. Nepaulsingh, The Birth of the Kabir Panthi Movement in Trinidad – reviewed by Lomarsh Roopnarine
  • Stanka Radović, Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction – reviewed by Keilah Mills
  • Adrian Fraser, The 1935 Riots in St Vincent: From Riots to Adult Suffrage – reviewed by Bridget Brereton
  • Frances R. Botkin, Thieving Three-Fingered Jack: Tales of a Jamaican Outlaw, 1780–2015 – reviewed by Anthony Ballas
  • Rana A. Hogarth, Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780–1840 – reviewed by Evan C. Rothera
  • Dawn Harris, Punishing the Black Body: Marking Social and Racial Structures in Barbados and Jamaica – reviewed by Talia R. Esnard
  • Hilbourne A. Watson, ed., Globalization, Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Caribbean – reviewed by Tyehimba Salandy
  • Patsy Lewis, Gary Williams and Peter Clegg, eds., Grenada: Revolution and Invasion – reviewed by F.S.J. Ledgister



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