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 brought sharply into focus one of the chief disabilities with which the Caribbean area has had and still has to contend -- the subordination of economics and geography to politics . It was prophetic that the appearance of North ...
( 2 ) The Political Factors The second set of factors in the abolition of the slave system which we are now to consider ... From the standpoint of metropolitan politics , the abolition of the Caribbean slave system was , on the one hand ...
To sum up : the contemporary Caribbean is an area characterised by instability ; political and economic fragmentation ; constitutional diversity ; economic , psychological , cultural and in some cases political dependence ; large ...
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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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