Discussion on Caribbean history, its’ people, and Creolization
This discussion is based on your readings on “Plantation Peoples 1630-1770” and “Slave Society or Creole Society?”, in Concise History of the Caribbean and Creolization as Cultural Creativity. Your answer should be between 2 to 4 paragraphs. You must use examples from Higman’s Concise History of the Caribbean text. Remember to appropriately cite your sources. In addition to your post, please respond to at least one classmate’s post.
Given the situation where populations of enslaved Africans and immigrant and migrant workers worked on the plantations, how do you think the mixed Caribbean plantation societies influenced the culture of the various islands?
Baron and Cara described ‘Creolization’ as ‘cultural creativity in process’. How does this theory lend itself to supporting and explaining the creative process that is performed by the Caribbean peoples?