Skip to content

History of Barbados From Amerindian Settlement to Caribbean Single Market

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0521678498

ISBN-13: 9780521678490

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Hilary Beckles

List price: $38.75
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


In this second edition of A History of Barbados, Hilary Beckles updates the text to reflect the considerable number of writings recently published on Barbados. He presents new insights and analyses key events in a lucid and provocative style which will appeal to all those who have an interest in the islands past and present. Hilary Beckles examines how the influences of the Amerindians, European colonisation, the sugar industry, the slave trade, emancipation, the civil rights movement, independence in 1966 and nationalism have shaped contemporary Barbados. A History of Barbados speaks to the slavery past as passionately as it does to the considerable success of this small nation finding its…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $38.75
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 338
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The first Barbadians c.350+c. 1627
English colonialisation 1627+1650
The 'sugar and slavery' model 1644+1692
The Creole slave-based society and economy 1688+1807
Abolition, rebellion and emancipation 1807+1838
Freedom without liberties 1838+1897
Right to full freedom 1843+1876
Planter-merchant consolidation and workers' organisation 1876+1937
From colony to nation state 1937+1966
Current trends: from nation state to Caribbean single market and economy