A Brief History of the Caribbean

A Brief History of the Caribbean

From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present

Book - 2000
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This comprehensive volume takes the reader and student through more than 500 years of Caribbean history, beginning with Columbus's arrival in the Bahamas in 1492. The superbly 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 people.
Publisher: New York : Plume, [2000]
Edition: Revised edition
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780452281936
Branch Call Number: 972.9 R635B 2000
Characteristics: xv, 415 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm


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Nov 29, 2011

No, it's not just pirates. Rogoziński provides a very readable introduction to a region many Canadians have visited, but few really know. Well worth reading the next time you head for a warm beach in the middle of winter...


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