Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 October 2021

248 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781800855816

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (01)

New in Paperback

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