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Culture and Customs of Jamaica (Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean)

by Martin Mordecai

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Area / regional studies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Caribbean Area - History,
  • Culture,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Civilization,
  • Jamaica,
  • Popular culture,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419828M
    ISBN 10031330534X
    ISBN 109780313305344

    Before you pack your bags and book that flight, read the following overview of Jamaica’s immense culture and why you will be charmed by its people. The Basics. Jamaica is an island in the West Indies with a population of about million people. Get beneath the surface of Jamaica with our top reading recommendations for this historically rich and politically complex island.

    Experience the most cherished moments and a journey of your life by unfolding the true Jamaican culture. The rich cultural traditions, the food, the heritage, and the people make it the favorite destination of people around the world and enhance the beauty of Jamaica.   Culture and Customs of Greece is a must-have volume for all high school and public library shelves. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

    Culture of Jamaica. springs” (Pillai, ). It is said that this is where the name of the country came from. Jamaica is known for many things like its beaches, wildlife, and reggae music. Jamaica has a mix of people from different races, religions, and countries so its culture is varied. Christopher Columbus discovered Jamaica in , but people have in habited the island for thousands of. Learning the Social and Business Customs of Jamaica. Social. Jamaicans consider their family as a close-knit unit of aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. Families are close and support each other, financially and emotionally, as it is considered the most important group that one belongs to.


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Jamaica is known widely for its beautiful beaches and the reggae music scene, but there is much more to this Caribbean country. Culture and Customs of Jamaica richly surveys the fuller wealth of the Caribbean nation, focusing on its people, history, religion, education, language, social customs, media and cinema, literature, music, and performing and visual by: Jamaica is known widely for its beautiful beaches and the reggae music scene, but there is much more to this Caribbean country.

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Culture and Customs of Jamaica richly surveys the fuller wealth of the Caribbean nation, focusing on its people, history, religion, education, language, social customs, media and cinema, literature, music, and performing and visual arts.4/5(2).

Jamaica is an island full of folklore, magic, and spirituality, with a rich culture of traditions, customs, and rituals, many of them religious in origin (although by no means all).

Jamaican traditions are often a mix of African and European customs – modified and adapted over the years to create the unique Jamaican culture that exists : Jessica Cropper.

The only book available on the market to be used as a textbook for a Vietnamese culture course, because it covers most topics a culture course would like to cover. It is detailed and serious, although some part did not use the best resources available (e.g., language).Reviews: 4. Caribbean culture – Caribbean languages, religions, festivals, art forms, values, customs, sports, and other forms of self-expression – is dynamic.

Shaped by the historical experience of their people, their faith, and their creativity, it continues to be shaped by their creative energies and other influences. Caribbean Cultural Identity: The Case of Jamaica, Olwig, Karen Fog.

"Caribbean Family Land: A Modern Commons." Plantation Society in the Americas, 4 (2 and 3): –, Rouse, Irving. The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus, Senior, Olive. A–Z of Jamaica.

Get this from a library. Culture and customs of Jamaica. [Martin Mordecai; Pamela Mordecai] -- "The culture and customs of colorful Jamaica receive needed attention in this volume, which is written by insiders. Jamaica is known widely for its beautiful beaches and the reggae music scene. A patriotic Jamaican who adore its culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' since April To date, he serves over 9, unique readers / viewers per day.

Jamaica - Jamaica - Cultural life: Jamaica’s cultural development has been deeply influenced by British traditions and a search for roots in folk forms. The latter are based chiefly on the colourful rhythmic intensity of the island’s African heritage.

Jamaican culture is a product of the interaction between Europe and Africa. Terms such as “Afro-centred” and “Euro-centred,” however.

Culture and Customs of Each of these book-length studies provides an overview of the cultural life, both past and present, of an individual country. Topics include history, religion, cuisine, gender roles, marriage, family life, social customs, lifestyle, etc.

Culture And Customs Of Jamaica books. Click Download for free ebooks. Culture And Customs Of Jamaica. Author: Martin Mordecai Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub View: Get Books Discusses Jamaican traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts. Jamaican Culture Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Jamaica - culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.

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Prepare for your trip by acknowledging local customs, religions, and learning about national traditions in Jamaica. Get guidance on how to dress, how to eat and how to address local people. The Jamaica Library Service, Jamaica Archives, National Library, and University of the West Indies contribute to the promotion of the arts and culture, as do numerous commercial art galleries.

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust is responsible for the protection of the material cultural heritage of Jamaica. Culture is the way of life of a people and includes, customs, practices, beliefs, superstitions and food.

All this lead people to act, think and behave differently from other people in other cultures. The Jamaican culture is a great example. These customs lead people to. Also gives an insight into the sexual culture of the island - which - depending on how adventurous you are - may be of considerable use.

Basically, Jamaican's aren't shy. A useful book, easy to read and easy to pocket or poke away in a spare corner of a suitcase. Would be a great book to buy for anyone planning on visiting Jamaaica!4/5(37). Remnants of Welsh’s presence in Jamaica are evident in religion, culture, architecture, appellation and culture.

Sir Henry Morgan One of the main reasons why Port Royal is a major historical site is because it was once the base of the notorious Welsh buccaneer, Henry Morgan, who was very wealthy and believed to have died in The Jamaican People by Arriel Bullock (contributed). Jamaicans are a unique and intriguing group of individuals, with a captivating culture, language and lifestyle.

True to our unofficial motto: "No problem man", the average Jamaican is laidback, friendly and altruistic.A History of Jamaica from Its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year Including an Account of Its Trade and Agriculture; Sketches of the Manners, Habits, and Customs of All Classes of Its Inhabitants; and a Narrative of the Progress of Religion and Education in the Island By W.

J. Gardner Frank Cass,