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.
Results 1-3 of 55
worth over three million pounds . Land values were enormously inflated . A plantation of 500 acres which sold for £ 400 in 1640 , fetched £ 7,000 for a half ...
The land cost three pounds an acre , and a further five pounds an acre to clear it . The buildings for the manufacture of sugar and rum cost £ 600 .
Absence without leave carried a maximum fine of two pounds for males , one pound for females . Absence for three days constituted desertion ; the employer ...
What people are saying - Write a review
History buffUser Review - 1commonsense - Overstock.com
Very incisive analysis of the Whys & the Wheres of Caribbean cultures Read full review
Review: From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969User Review - Ken Angle - Goodreads
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
33 other sections not shown