A Concise History Of The Caribbean

A Concise History of the Caribbean
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Category History
Total Pages 212
ISBN 9781139495158
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A Concise History of the Caribbean presents a general history of the Caribbean islands from the beginning of human settlement about seven thousand years ago to the present. It narrates processes of early human migration, the disastrous consequences of European colonization, the development of slavery and the slave trade, the extraordinary profits earned by the plantation economy, the great revolution in Haiti, movements toward political independence, the Cuban Revolution, and the diaspora of Caribbean people. Written in a lively and accessible style yet current with the most recent research, the book provides a compelling narrative of Caribbean history essential for students and visitors.

A Concise History of the Caribbean
  • Author : B. W. Higman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-13

A Concise History of the Caribbean presents a general history of the Caribbean islands from the beginning of human settlement about seven thousand years ago to the present. It narrates processes of early human migration, the disastrous consequences of European colonization, the development of slavery and the slave trade, the

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A Concise History of the Caribbean
  • Author : B. W. Higman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-13

A Concise History of the Caribbean presents a general history of the Caribbean islands from the beginning of human settlement about seven thousand years ago to the present. It narrates processes of early human migration, the disastrous consequences of European colonization, the development of slavery and the slave trade, the

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A Concise History of the Caribbean
  • Author : B. W. Higman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-13

A Concise History of the Caribbean presents a general history of the Caribbean islands from the beginning of human settlement about seven thousand years ago to the present. It narrates processes of early human migration, the disastrous consequences of European colonization, the development of slavery and the slave trade, the

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A Concise History of the Caribbean
  • Author : B. W. Higman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011

"A Concise History of the Caribbean presents a general history of the Caribbean islands from the beginning of human settlement about seven thousand years ago to the present. It narrates processes of early human migration, the disastrous consequences of European colonization, the development of slavery and the slave trade, the

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The Caribbean
  • Author : Gad Heuman
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01

In this new edition of his crucial introduction to Caribbean history, Gad Heuman provides a comprehensive overview of the region's history, from its earliest inhabitants to contemporary political and cultural developments. Topics covered include: - The Amerindians - Sugary and Slavery - Race, Racism and Equality - The Aftermath of

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The Caribbean
  • Author : Stephan Palmié,Francisco A. Scarano
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29

Combining fertile soils, vital trade routes, and a coveted strategic location, the islands and surrounding continental lowlands of the Caribbean were one of Europe’s earliest and most desirable colonial frontiers. The region was colonized over the course of five centuries by a revolving cast of Spanish, Dutch, French, and

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A Brief History of the Caribbean
  • Author : Jan Rogozinski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-06-26

Traces the events that have shaped the history of the Caribbean islands in the five hundred years since the arrival of Columbus.

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A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution
  • Author : Jeremy D. Popkin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-11-28

This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti’s independence in 1804. Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as the author’s

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A Short History of U S  Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Author : Alan McPherson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-21

A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean presents a concise account of the full sweep of U.S. military invasions and interventions in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from 1800 up to the present day. Engages in debates about the economic, military, political,

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Slavery  Freedom and Gender
  • Author : Brian L. Moore,B. W. Higman
  • Publisher : University of West Indies Press
  • Release Date : 2003

This collection of essays by internationally recognized scholars began as a series of lectures, sponsored by the Department of History, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica to honor internationally recognized Caribbean historian Elsa Goveia. The collection consists of thirteen lectures delivered between 1987 and 1998. The book is divided into two

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A Traveller s History of the Caribbean
  • Author : James Ferguson
  • Publisher : Interlink Publishing Group Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1999

A concise and authoritative history of the entire region covering the larger nations of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago as well as the smaller islands of the Eastern Caribbean and the French, British, and Dutch territories.

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Empire s Crossroads
  • Author : Carrie Gibson
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2014-06-19

In Empire's Crossroads, Carrie Gibson offers readers a vivid, authoritative and action-packed history of the Caribbean. For Gibson, everything was created in the West Indies: the Europe of today, its financial foundations built with sugar money: the factories and mills built as a result of the work of slaves thousands

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Belize
  • Author : Peter Thomson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2004

"The British government, while upholding the right of the settlers to live and work there, never challenged the sovereignty of Spain over the territory, and indeed recognised it in two eighteenth century treaties. But they refused to accept later Guatemalan and Mexican claims to inheritance of Spanish sovereignty. The consequences

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Caribbean Folklore
  • Author : Donald R. Hill
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007

Accessible to students and general readers, this introductory overview defines and discusses Caribbean folklore and includes numerous examples and texts.

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Island People
  • Author : Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22

A masterwork of travel literature and of history: voyaging from Cuba to Jamaica, Puerto Rico to Trinidad, Haiti to Barbados, and islands in between, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro offers a kaleidoscopic portrait of each society, its culture and politics, connecting this region’s common heritage to its fierce grip on the world’

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