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Brief History of the Caribbean: From the Arawak & the Carib to the Present

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This comprehensive volume takes the reader and student through more than five hundred years of Caribbean history, beginning with Columbus's arrival in the Bahamas in 1492. A Brief History of the Caribbean traces the people and events that have marked this constantly shifting region, encompassing everything from economic booms and busts to epidemics, wars, and revolutions, and bringing to life such important figures as Sir Francis Drake, Blackbeard, Toussaint Louverture, Fidel Castro, the Duvaliers, and Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

This superbly written history, revised and updated, with new chapters that reflect the islands' most recent social, economic, and political developments, is a work of impeccable scholarship. Featuring maps, charts, tables, and photographs, it remains the ideal guide to the region and its people.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452011342
Subtitle:
From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present
Author:
Rogozinski, Jan
Author:
Rogonzinski, Jan
Publisher:
Plume
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
West Indies
Subject:
West Indies History.
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 197
Publication Date:
19940901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.96x5.99x.77 in. .80 lbs.

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