From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969
Dr. William's purpose, as he explains in his foreword, is twofold: to set the record straight by collating all existing knowledge of the Caribbean in realtion 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 to which, as a statesman, he is firmly committed.
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Government of the United States does hereby demand , that the Government of Spain at once relinquish its authority and government in the Island of Cuba and withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters . ' Third .
debt , to pay the interest upon which , and to make reasonable sinkingfund provision for the ultimate discharge of which , the ordinary revenues of the island , after defraying the current expenses of Government , shall be inadequate .
The Dominican Government will provide by law for the payment of all customs duties to the General Receiver and his assistants , and will give to them all needful aid and assistance and full protection to the extent of its powers .
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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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