From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969

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Harper & Row, 1971 - West Indies - 576 pages
A history of the Caribbean from 1492 to the present by the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. This book sets the record straight by collecting all existing knowledge of the Caribbean in relation to the rest of the world, and to provide, through greater awareness of its heritage of exploitation and neglect, a sure foundation for the economic integration of the region. Countries in the Caribbean Sea include Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

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Very incisive analysis of the Whys & the Wheres of Caribbean cultures Read full review

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Among the saleant points; a needed documentation of slavery. Eric Williams points out the enormity of the issue that still has legacy in our society. He gives numbers that should stagger white and black alike. Read full review


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