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A Brief History of the Caribbean From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present Read & Download ↠ 4 ✓ [KINDLE] ✽ A Brief History of the Caribbean From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present By Jan Rogozinski – Horticulturetrader.co.uk This comprehensive volume takes thLy shifting region encompassing everything from economic booms and busts to epidemics wars and revolutions and bringing to life such important figures as Sir Francis Drake Blackbeard Toussaint A Brief PDF Louverture Fidel Castro the Duvaliers and Jean Bertrand AristideThis su. Well written detailed lots of stories excellent figures information about all of the Caribbean islands including the Bahamas Read cover to cover as I always do but had to skim the last 100 pages I know history is violent bloody terribly unfair but this is as bad as it gets Different countries were fighting over the islands to get gain and the people were exterminated massacred brutalized This wiped out possibilities of good leaders and it repeated itself and it is understandable the last 100 years has continued to be depressing for most of them

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This comprehensive volume takes the reader History of PDFEPUB #194 and student through than five hundred years of Caribbean history beginning with Columbus's arrival in the Bahamas in A Brief History of the Caribbean traces the people and events that have marked this constant. The first half of this book is really useful and readable It’s hard to write a comprehensive history of this region but it’s possible until one gets to the 19th century Then things become so fragmented that it reads like disparate encyclopedia entries with too much detail Still it’s a useful reference bio with good photos illustrations and maps

Jan Rogozinski Ï 4 Read

A Brief History of the Caribbean From the Arawak and the Carib to the PresentPerbly written history revised and updated with new chapters that reflect the islands' most recent social economic and political developments is a work of impeccable scholarship Featuring maps charts tables and photographs it remains the ideal guide to the region and its peop. This history was almost too brief to be useful jammed with statistics and one sentence summaries of persons places and events it actually tries to stuff too much into too small a container Would have been useful had it been 300% longer with better coverage of several features 1 relationship between colonial powers and imperialist interventionists and each of the Larger Antilles was given far too short shrift; 2 despite its central coverage the book is light on the causes and affects of the sugar trade taken in the limited frame of the Caribbean; 3 coverage of Saint DomingueHaiti prior to the American occupation is very poor even relevant map is missing; 4 the book is already in need of update since its 1992 publication Worthy to have on the shelf and chocked full of useful tidbits but a terrific slog to read cover to cover Even then I spent a lot of time on the internet getting background on key persons and places to fill in issues mentioned but unexplained in the book The book is only 292 pages and took me three weeks to finish