African Caribbeans: A Reference Guide
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003 - History - 235 pages
The African Diaspora left an indelible imprint on Caribbean countries and islands. This reference, the only broad historical and cultural survey of the black experience in the Caribbean, celebrates the Afro-Caribbean diversity of the countries it profiles. Each of the 15 chapters introduces a country, island, or group of islands, providing an overview from the arrival of slaves to the current situation.
Topics include, history, economy, politics, social stratification, race relations, cultural highlights, religion, and notable figures. Readers will discover the broad range of languages, political systems, racial makeup, historical uniqueness, and cultural offerings that shape the Caribbean. A chronology, glossary, and photos enhance the text.
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Just to the south and east of Florida lie the Caribbean islands, which run from Cuba and the Bahamas to Trinidad and Tobago, off the Venezuelan coast. Far more intriguing historically than ... Read full review
2 The Bahamas
4 The Cayman Islands
6 The Dominican Republic
7 French Guiana
11 The Netherlands Antilles Curaçao Bonaire St Eustatius Saba Aruba and St Maarten
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