A Brief History of the Caribbean

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - History - 310 pages
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Discusses political, economic, and cultural developments that have taken place in Caribbean countries from the thirteenth century to the present.
 

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Contents

PreColumbian Inhabitants
1
Two Worlds in Collision The Spanish Conquest 14921552
11
European Challenges to Spanish Rule 15001850
31
Industry and Slavery 15001850
56
Revolutions in America France and Haiti c 17001850
75
Slave Rebellions Antislavery Movements and Wars of Independence c 17001850
94
Puerto Rico Cuba and the SpanishCubanAmerican War 18501900
117
Cuba Dictatorship and Revolution 19002007
137
Jamaica Trinidad and Grenada Uncertain Glory 19002000
199
The 21st Century Immigration and Uncertainties
217
Tables
242
Basic Facts about the Caribbean
254
Chronology
266
Bibliography
279
Suggested Reading
289
Index
297

Fragmentation and Occupation Haiti and the Dominican Republic 19002000
164
Commonwealth Federation and Autonomy Puerto Rico Martinique Guadeloupe and the Dutch Caribbean 19002000
184

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