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Published: 01 November 2018

224 Pages

ISBN: 9781786941114

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Locating Guyane

Edited by Sarah Wood and Catriona MacLeod

Liverpool University Press

Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures LUP

  • The first book to examine Guyane from multiple perspectives: combines scholarship by leading experts and new voices in history, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and comparative literary and cultural studies
  • Takes a truly multilingual and transnational approach, including research conducted in and on French, Portuguese, English, Saamaka, Aluku and Palikur languages, amongst others - thus the volume not only offers a new perspective on Guyane but also helps resituate the field of French and Francophone Studies by examining the transnational and global processes that produce place
  • Contributors draw upon both new fieldwork and previously-unexamined historical sources to offer new interpretations of cultural and social phenomena
  • Shines a critical light on an understudied aspect of French and Caribbean and Latin American Studies
  • Crucially updates understandings of a place that is rapidly changing but remains much-misunderstood and largely ignored