A continent of islands: searching for the Caribbean destiny

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Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1992 - Business & Economics - 324 pages
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Surveys the history, arts, politics, and economics of each nation in the Caribbean, and discusses the issues and challenges that face them in the future

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Review: A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny

User Review  - Dan Trubman - Goodreads

Well written, but a little dated. Read full review

Review: A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny

User Review  - Eve - Goodreads

Kurlansky's A Continent of Islands does succeed as a history or a travelogue and it hardly current, but if you want to get the flavor of Caribbean history without investing the time it takes to read through Eric Williams, this book is worth ordering. Read full review

Contents

The Problem with History
8
Old Gods and Satellite Dishes
31
Sacrifice and the Revolution
62
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Mark Kurlansky is a former commercial fisherman and "New York Times "bestselling author of "Cod, Salt, The Big Oyster", and other books. He 's won numerous awards, including the James A. Beard Award, ALA Notable Book Award, and New York Public Library Best Books of the Year Award. He lives with his wife and daughter in New York City and Gloucester, Massachusetts. His website is www.markkurlansky.com.

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