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The politics of Caribbean cyberculture

Author: Curwen Best
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book covers significant new ground, examining the impact and imprint of new leading technology on a range of popular expressions. This technology includes the internet, the computer, the cell phone, television, and radio, among others. Some of the specific expressions and phenomena treated include: tourism, big budget films, sports,video games, entertainment culture, religious and gospel culture, mobile  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Best, Curwen, 1965-
Politics of Caribbean cyberculture.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)949623367
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curwen Best
ISBN: 0230603769 9780230603769 1507997302 9781507997307
OCLC Number: 145937829
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : Caribbean cyberculture in the age of machines --
Discourse on technology : go search, go figure --
Internet and the culture wars : Caribbean literary/cultural studies in cyberspace --
Cyber reach : Caribbean gospel (and religious) culture (Version 5.0) --
Caribbean entertainment and music culture pre- and post-Internet --
Cricket (sports) and the digital dispensation --
Video GameZ : enter the machines (Version 3.5) --
The Caribbean in big-budget film : the Caribbean in tourism.
Responsibility: Curwen Best.

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This book covers significant new ground, examining the impact and imprint of new leading technology on a range of popular expressions. This technology includes the internet, the computer, the cell  Read more...
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"The global impact of information technology is a fact, but what does it mean? Is it a story of coming together, or mere colonization; a multi-cultural success, or a cultural nightmare? This book Read more...

 
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