From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969
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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In 1715 France's external trade amounted to 175 million livresimports , 75 ; exports , 100. West Indian trade accounted for onesixth of the whole ...
In France , also , the political importance oi the sugar colonies was regarded as another memory of the pas " , as Lestiboudois said , in a memorial on ...
As one essayist put it in 1962 : ' France is in the air . Fort de France . French Rediffusion . Grand Hotel de France . Read the paper FRANCE SOIR .
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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
Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the West Indies
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