Caribbean Cultural Heritage and the Nation
Caribbean Cultural Heritage and the Nation
Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao in a Regional Context
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Introduction - Alex van Stipriaan, Luc Alofs, and Francio Guadeloupe
Chapter 1. Nation-Building and Nation-Branding in the Caribbean : Comparative Reflections on National Imaginaries and Their Consequences - Michiel Baud and Rosemarijn Hoefte
Chapter 2. Tourism Development and Nation-Building: The Case of Aruba - Jorge Ridderstaat
Chapter 3. Slavery and Debates about National Identity and Nation-Branding - Rose Mary Allen, Gert Oostindie, and Valika Smeulders
Chapter 4. Representations and Reparations of Slavery in the Caribbean - Alex van Stipriaan
Chapter 5. Aruban Archaeological Heritage : Nation-Building and Nation-Branding in a Caribbean Context 1 - Tibisay Sankatsing Nava, Raymundo Dijkhoff, Ashleigh John Morris, Joseph Sony Jean, Jorge Ulloa Hung, Pancho Geerman, and Corinne L. Hofman
Chapter 6. Four Islands: Contemporary Art in Suriname, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao - Rob Perrée and Alex van Stipriaan
Chapter 7. Papiamento: An Official Caribbean Creole Language from Legal Repression to Full Recognition - Joyce Pereira and Luc Alofs
Chapter 8. Aruban, Bonairean, and Curaçaoan Writers between the Caribbean and the Netherlands - Sara Florian
Chapter 9. Radical Imagining in Dutch Caribbean Music - Charissa Granger
Chapter 10. Sport Heritage, Nation-Building and Nation-Branding in the Anglophone and Dutch Caribbean - Roy McCree
Chapter 11. Exploring the Nation through the Lens of Baseball : A Popular Culture Perspective on National Belonging in the Dutch Caribbean - Francio Guadeloupe
Chapter 12. Facing the Ecological Crisis in the Caribbean - Stacey Mac Donald and Malcom Ferdinand
Chapter 13. Digital Humanities, Social Justice and the Pluricultural Realities of Dutch Caribbean Heritage Archives - Margo Groenewoud
Chapter 14. Caribbean Diasporas, Metropolitan Policies, and Cultural Heritage - Francio Guadeloupe and Gert Oostindie
Epilogue - Alissandra Cummins
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The Authors

Caribbean Cultural Heritage and the Nation

Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao in a Regional Context

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Centuries of intense and involuntary migrations deeply impacted the development of the creolised cultures on the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. This volume describes various forms of cultural heritage produced on these islands over time and whether these heritages are part of their ‘national’ identifications. What forms of heritage express the idea of a shared “we” (nation-building), and what images are presented to the outside world (nation-branding)? What cultural heritage is shared between the islands, and what are some real or perceived differences?

In this book, examples of cultural heritage ranging from sports to questions of reparations, museums to digital humanities, archaeology to music, language and literature to tourism, and visual art to diaspora policies are compared to developments elsewhere in the Caribbean.

Alex van Stipriaan

Alex van Stipriaan was, until his retirement in late 2020 professor of Caribbean History and Culture at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He published extensively on (slavery) history, cultural heritage, and artists of Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean.

Luc Alofs

Luc Alofs (University of Aruba) studied cultural anthropology and obtained a PhD as historian. He is senior research lecturer at the Faculty of Arts & Science and a senior researcher at the Aruba Institute for Good Governance and Leadership.

Francio Guadeloupe

Francio Guadeloupe is an anthropologist and senior researcher at KITLV-KNAW and an associated Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam.