Its is saying that The culture is a general understanding; vague or imperfect conception of the caribbean
In simpler words
They are saying that the Caribbean culture has two sides
And what this is trying to say is that the contradiction of the Caribbean culture consists of a logical incompatibility between two or more propositions.
Caribbean culture is a term that explains the artistic, musical, literary, culinary, political and social elements that are representative of the Caribbean people all over the world. The Caribbean's culture has historically been influenced by European culture and traditions, especially British, Spanish and French. Over time, elements of the cultures of the Africans and other immigrant populations have become incorporated into mainstream Caribbean culture. It has also been strongly influenced by that of its linguistic, economic, and cultural neighbor, the United States. Caribbean governments have influenced Caribbean culture with programs, laws and institutions. They have created corporations to promote Caribbean culture through media, such as the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), and promote many events which would promote Caribbean traditions. Caribbean culture, like that of most countries around the world, is a product of its history, geography, and political system. Being a collection of settler nations, the Caribbean has been shaped by waves of migration that have combined to form a unique blend of customs, cuisine, and traditions that have marked the socio-cultural development of the nation.
The palm is the symbol most associated with Caribbean identity.
Primary influences on Caribbean identity trace back to the arrival, beginning in the early 17th century, of French settlers, English settlers and the Spanish settlers. First Nations played a critical part in the development of European colonies in Caribbean, from their role in assisting exploration of the continent, the sugar trade...