Synopses & Reviews
The first of its kind, From Columbus to Castrois adefinitive work about a profoundly important but neglected and misrepresented area of the world. Quite simply it's aboutmillions of people scattered across an arc of islands -- Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, Trinidad, among others--separated by the languages and cultures of their colonizers, but joined together, nevertheless, by a common heritage."
About the Author
Eric Williams was Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from their achievement of independence in 1962 until his death in 1981. He is the author of the classic Capitalism and Slavery.