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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The fleet of 1538 brought nearly one million ducats , the fleet of 1543 over half a million , another fleet in 1551 over a million and a half . In the years 1557–1559 , over three and a half million ducats were received by the royal ...
Grenada's exports to Britain in twelve years , 1762-1773 , were more than five times as large as Georgia's in forty - two , 17321773 ; Grenada's imports were half as large as those of Georgia . In 1773 total British imports from the ...
In 1933 half a million children in Cuba , or well over half the population of school age , were not enrolled in schools . Nearly 67 per cent of the enrolment in the elementary schools was in the first two grades .
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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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