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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By the same token , abolition by Britain was not only no longer necessary ; it was madness . In 1792 , before the beginning of the war with France . Wilberforce recorded ominously in his diary : ' Pitt threw out against slave motion on ...
Guiana and Trinidad that split the ranks of the West Indian opposition and induced some of the planters to agree to abolition . This self - interest had led some of them to support the bill for the abolition of the foreign slave trade .
At the beginning of the British campaign for abolition of the slave trade , the Prime Minister , William Pitt , was concerned not only with the abolition of the British slave trade , but also with an international abolition of the slave ...
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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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