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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The soils of Saint - Domingue , said representatives of the Jamaican sugar industry in 1788 , were , beyond all controversy , far more productive , and required a much smaller proportion of labour , than those of Jamaica .
The West Indian sequel to the Jamaica Rebellion was more important than the British political differences which were soon assuaged , Eyre ending up with a pension . On December 1 , 1865 , the Secretary of State for the Colonies tore up ...
... 1832 Report of the Select Committee on Negro Apprenticeship , 1836 Accounts of Slave Compensation Claims , 1838 Papers relative to the West Indies , 1841-1842 , Jamaica - Barbados , 1842 Papers relative to the West Indies .
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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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