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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Therefore , inevitably , monopoly became the core of the Spanish colonial system in the Caribbean . The Caribbean colonies became a royal monopoly and the Caribbean Sea became mare clausum , the closed sea , closed to all but Spanish ...
When , with the accession of Charles V , Spanish interests became subordinate to those of the Hapsburg empire , sailings to the New World were authorised from a number of other ports , Corunna , Bayona , Aviles , Laredo , Bilbao , San ...
Germans received special concessions also as Spain became merged in the vast Hapsburg empire , whose ruler became dependent on German financiers . The sixteenth century was the great age of German high finance , especially of Jacob ...
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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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