Concise History of the Caribbean

ISBN-10: 0521043484
ISBN-13: 9780521043489
Edition: 2011
Authors: B. W. Higman
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

#60;b#62;B. W. Higman#60;/b#62; is Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University and Emeritus Professor of the University of the West Indies. He has published several books on the history of slavery and the social and economic history of the Caribbean. He has taught courses on world food history, and is the author of #60;i#62;Jamaican Food: History, Biology, Culture#60;/i#62; (2008).#60;/p#62;

List of Illustrations
Preface
A History of Islands
Ancient Archipelago, 7200 BP-AD 1492
First Peoples
Second Wave
Complex Societies
Spirit Worlds
Disruption
Columbian Cataclysm, 1492-1630
First Encounters
Early Models of Colonization
Ta�no Response
A Second Sixteenth Century
Conflict and Competition
Plantation Peoples, 1630-1770
The Sugar Revolution
War and Peace
Government
Slavery and the People Trade
Population
Slave Society or Creole Society?
Rebels and Revolutionaries, 1770-1870
Resistance and Rebellion in Slave Societies
Revolution in St Domingue
Other Abolitions
Demographic Change
Labour and Land
Trading Places
Society
Government or Politics?
Democrats and Dictators, 1870-1945
Imperialism Remade
New Models of Government Growth
Population and Labour
Exploiting the Land
Trade, Transport, Travel
Social and Cultural Change
The Caribbean Since 1945
Revolution in Cuba
Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Decolonization
People on the Move
Economic Development
Equality and Inequality
Food, Clothing, Shelter
Creolization versus Globalization
Canoe, Caravel, Container Ship
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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