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Cultural imperialism: The Caribbean's case of colonization, media imperialism, and tourism

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1995
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This study focuses on some of the complexities of cultural imperialism in the Caribbean. Five hundred years of colonization by Europe, as well as the hegemonic influence of United States' international broadcast media, has contributed to the multiple identities that Caribbean peoples recognize and possess. Tourism and the development of consumer societies has contributed to the consumption of Caribbean culture. These issues, colonization, media imperialism, and tourism, are discussed with regard to their influences on Caribbean identities and consumption of Caribbean culture. The efforts of international organizations and the defenses of Caribbean countries are also discussed regarding the effects of cultural imperialism.
Title: Cultural imperialism: The Caribbean's case of colonization, media imperialism, and tourism.
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Name(s): Sabga, Nicole.
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Fejes, Fred A., Thesis advisor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1995
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 90 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: This study focuses on some of the complexities of cultural imperialism in the Caribbean. Five hundred years of colonization by Europe, as well as the hegemonic influence of United States' international broadcast media, has contributed to the multiple identities that Caribbean peoples recognize and possess. Tourism and the development of consumer societies has contributed to the consumption of Caribbean culture. These issues, colonization, media imperialism, and tourism, are discussed with regard to their influences on Caribbean identities and consumption of Caribbean culture. The efforts of international organizations and the defenses of Caribbean countries are also discussed regarding the effects of cultural imperialism.
Identifier: 15147 (digitool), FADT15147 (IID), fau:11920 (fedora)
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Thesis (M.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 1995.
Subject(s): Tourist trade--Caribbean area
Caribbean area--Social life and customs
Mass media and culture--Caribbean area
Imperialism
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