History and Histories in the Caribbean

A collection of interdisciplinary essays highlighting the historiographical skepticism that characterizes postmodernist approaches and addressing particular problems related to colonial history and its source material. The topics covered are Colonial History and its traps, Oral History and Hidden Discourses, and Histories and History in Literature.

Thomas Bremer is Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature at the University of Halle.

Ulrich Fleischmann, a professor at Berlin University, specializes in Latin American and Caribbean Studies as well as Cultural Studies.