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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Liverpool's first slave ship , of 30 tons , sailed for Africa in 1709. In 1783 the port had 85 ships , of 12,294 tons , in the trade .
In 1751 Nantes ships transported 10,003 Negroes . Slave ships constituted about one - fifth of the total shipping of the port .
Between 1783 and 1793 , 878 Liverpool ships transported 303,737 slaves , whose value was estimated at £ 15,186,850 sterling .
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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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