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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They claimed that the British slave traders either left the British plantations ill - supplied with slaves ... that if they did not supply slaves , the Dutch would ; and that the slaves were used by the Spaniards not to produce ...
The first was the problem of supply and demand as it affected the two areas . The British West Indies could not absorb all the surplus production of the mainland ; conversely , the British West Indies could not supply all the sugar and ...
Moreover , could the British planter supply both Old England and New ? He had been criticised for his failure adequately to supply Old England with sugar . Rum exports to England were about 100,000 gallons in 1700 , 1,655,922 in 1764 ...
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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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