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Caribbean history : from pre-colonial origins to the present

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Martin,Tony (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2012
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780132208604
Published:
Boston: Pearson
ISBN:
9780132208604
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Race relations
Notes:
366 p, Contents: Original peoples -- The coming of Columbus -- The Northern European challenge to Spain -- The Africans : long night of enslavement -- The enslaved and the manumitted : Human strivings in savage surroundings -- The big fight back : Resistance, marronage, proto-states -- The big fight back : Suriname and Jamaica -- The big fight back : from rebellion to Haitian revolution -- Emancipation : help from Europe, final push from the enslaved -- After emancipation : obstacles and progress -- Immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries -- The Caribbean and Africa through the early 20th century -- The United States and the Caribbean to World War II -- Twentieth century to World War II : turbulent times -- World War II to century's end -- Prognosis.