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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It comprised 2,872 acres , of which 242 , about nine per cent , were in cane , produced 140 hogsheads of sugar ( about 112 tons ) , employed 280 slaves and ...
For example , a 2,000 - acre plantation had 190 acres in cane , 200 in food crops , 500 in pen and pasture for 64 head of cattle . Another of 1,500 acres ...
American farm products for more than 800,000 acres of land . ' In Puerto Rico the sugar advocates pleaded that an acre of sugar cane would buy , at retail ...
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History buffUser Review - 1commonsense - Overstock.com
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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