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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( 2 ) The Political Factors The second set of factors in the abolition of the slave system which we are now to consider ... From the standpoint of metropolitan politics , the abolition of the Caribbean slave system was , on the one hand ...
To sum up , then , one can say that the achievement of political independence by the continental Latin American countries resulted , internally , in the freezing of already rigid social and economic relationships , and , externally , in ...
On the other hand , metropolitan aid designed to protect metropolitan political , diplomatic or commercial interests in the region will not only be a divisive factor but will serve to perpetuate the present deepseated patterns 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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