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A Concise History of the Caribbean

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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 ...more
ebook, 360 pages
Published January 23rd 2011 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 31st 2010)
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Peter Johnson
Mar 26, 2016 Peter Johnson rated it really liked it
Well written, though with a bit much emphasis on statistics rather than story. He seeks to describe and explain 'the Caribbean' as we now know it and succeeds pretty well.
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