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A concise history of the Caribbean

By: Higman, B. W.

Part of the Cambridge Concise Histories series
0521043484 / 9780521043489
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22 cm 352 p. : ill., maps
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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.


1KJ Caribbean islands, HBJK History of the Americas

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