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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At 21s per hundredweight , this fetched in England 220s 6d , leaving the planter a profit of 35s 6d , or a little under 20 per cent on the cost of ...
Taking £ 26 as the average profit per slave , the slaves transported by Liverpool slave traders during the period represented a profit of over sixteen ...
Large profits were made in the beet sugar industry . In 18671868 the Jerxheim factory , one of the best in Germany , reaped a profit of $ 39,310 on total ...
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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
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