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Caribbean History: From Pre-Colonial Origins to the Present, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Tony Martin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 22, 2011

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For one-semester courses on the History of the Caribbean and Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean.

 

Caribbean History, by Tony Martin, is one of the most up-to-date college survey texts available on the history of the Caribbean.

 

This text favors a traditional, largely chronological approach to the study of Caribbean history; however, because it is impossible to be entirely chronological in the complex agglomeration of often disparate historical experiences that is the Caribbean, there are some thematic chapters within the broadly chronological framework. More Caribbean-centered than other surveys of the region, the text examines topics that are either completely absent or are only perfunctorily treated in other texts.

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Chapter 1:     Original Peoples

 

Chapter 2:     The Coming of Columbus   

         

Chapter 3:     The Northern European Challenge to Spain   

                  

Chapter 4:     The Africans: Long Night of Enslavement    

                      

Chapter 5:     The Enslaved and te Manumitted: Human Strivings in Savage Surroundings         

                                                                                   

Chapter 6:     The Big FIght Back: Resistance, Marronage, Proto-States   

                

Chapter 7:     The Big Fight Back: Suriname and Jamaica        

                                                       

Chapter 8:     The Big FIght: Rebellion to Haitian Revolution      

  

Chapter 9:     Emancipation: Help Arrives from Europe         

                  

Chapter 10:      After Emancipation: Obstacles and Progress    

              

Chapter 11:     The Caribbean and Africa Through the Early 20th Century

 

Chapter 12:     The United States and the Caribbean to World War II     

 

Chapter 13:     Twentieth Century to World War II: Turbulent Times  

    

Chapter 14:     World War II to Century's End          

                                

Chapter 15:     Prognosis

 

Index

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$23.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-09170-6