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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Negro slavery in the Caribbean provided a good test for these conflicting ideas in Europe . The issue at stake was the legality of the institution of slavery . The first argument in favour of the legality of slavery was the conventional ...
The centres of the agitation against slavery were the great industrial towns of Britain and France , with Manchester , Birmingham , Sheffield and Paris in the lead . “ The people must emancipate the slaves , ' said Joseph Sturge ...
W. Roscoe , Manifesto against African Slavery , issued by the Liverpool Anti - Slavery Society , Liverpool , 1830 ( ? ) H. Richard , Memoirs of Joseph Sturge , London , 1864 Among more modern works on the abolitionists and the ...
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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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