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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One can hardly be surprised , as Banister pointed out , that the mainland colonies should be so desirous of keeping their trade . All the inhabitants echoed his words , that the opposition of the British planters stemmed rather from the ...
As the colonies were not only the sources of the prosperity but also the foundation of the maritime strength of the European countries , it seemed to him that it was contrary to sound policy that Britain should afford them the means of ...
With Proposals for rendering those Colonies more beneficial to Great Britain , London , 1740–1743 M. Postlethwayt , The National and Private Advantages of the African Trade considered , London , 1746 J. Gee , The Trade and Navigation of ...
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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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