General History of the Carribean UNESCO Vol 3

Volume 3 looks at various aspects of slave societies in the region from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

General History of the Carribean UNESCO Vol 3

Volume 3 looks at various aspects of slave societies in the region from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. Throughout the tortuous history of the Caribbean, nothing exceeded in fundamental importance the twin experiences of slavery and the plantation system, the defining episodes of Caribbean social reality. Topics addressed include: European 'settler colonies,' the sugar revolutions, forms of resistance, the influence of creolization and religious beliefs, and the place of the Maroon communities. Knight also examines the internal and external forces that led to the eventual collapse of the Caribbean slave system.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 2

This volume examines the early mining and planting in Espaniola, privateers and contraband traders, plantation societies, extinction of indigenous populations, and the beginning of the slave trade.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 2

Volume 2 of the General History of the Caribbeancovers the evolution of Caribbean societies between 1492 and 1650 through the intrusion of Europeans and Africans. This volume examines the early mining and planting in Espaniola, privateers and contraband traders, plantation societies, extinction of indigenous populations, and the beginning of the slave trade.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO VOl 6

This volume concludes with a detailed bibliography that is comprehensive of the entire series.

General History of the Caribbean  UNESCO  VOl  6

Volume 6 looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The authors examine how the lingual diversity of the region has affected the historian's ability to coalesce an historical account. The second half of the volume describes the writing of history in the individual territories, taking into account changes in society, economy and political structure. This volume concludes with a detailed bibliography that is comprehensive of the entire series.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 5

Its wide ranging study of the economic, political, religious, social and cultural history of this period brings the series to the authorial present.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 5

Volume 5 provides an account and interpretation of the historical development of the region from around 1930 to the end of the twentieth century. Its wide ranging study of the economic, political, religious, social and cultural history of this period brings the series to the authorial present. Highlights include the 'turbulent thirties;' decolonization; the 'turn to the left' made in the 1970s by anglophone Caribbean countries; the Castro Revolution; and changes in social and demographic structures, including ethnicity and race consciousness and the role and status of women.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 6

This volume concludes with a detailed bibliography that is comprehensive of the entire series.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 6

Volume6 looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The authors examine how the lingual diversity of the region has affected the historian's ability to coalesce an historical account. The second half of the volume describes the writing of history in the individual territories, taking into account changes in society, economy and political structure. This volume concludes with a detailed bibliography that is comprehensive of the entire series.

General History of the Caribbean Methodology and historiography of the Caribbean

This volume looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region, depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings.

General History of the Caribbean  Methodology and historiography of the Caribbean

This volume looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region, depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The chapters discussing methodology are followed by studies of particular themes of historiography. The second half of the volume describes the writing of history in the individual territories, taking into account changes in society, economy and political structure. The final section is a full and detailed bibliography serving not only as a guide to the volume but also as an invaluable reference for the General History of the Caribbcan as a whole.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 1

This volume investigates the movement of Paleoindians into the islands, and looks at the agricultural societies which developed.

General History of the Caribbean  UNESCO  Vol  1

Volume 1 of the General History of the Caribbean relates to the history of the origins of the earliest Caribbean people, and analyses their various political, social, cultural and economic organizations over time. This volume investigates the movement of Paleoindians into the islands, and looks at the agricultural societies which developed. It then explores the indigenous societies at the time of the Spanish Conquest, the hierarchy of the chiefdoms, and the development of slavery.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO

This is the most comprehensive history of the Caribbean ever published. The six volumes make essential reading for all concerned with Caribbean studies.

General History of the Caribbean  UNESCO

This is the most comprehensive history of the Caribbean ever published. The six volumes make essential reading for all concerned with Caribbean studies. The books are being compiled by teams of historians under the guidance of the International Advisory Scientific Committee of UNESCO. They integrate the historical experience of Caribbean society from the earliest times to the present day. Each volume is organised thematically in order to focus on the societies, cultures and activities of the Caribbean people throughout their troubled history.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO

This volume investigates the movement of Paleoindians into the islands, and looks at the agricultural societies which developed.

General History of the Caribbean   UNESCO

Volume 1 of the General History of the Caribbean relates to the history of the origins of the earliest Caribbean people, and analyses their various political, social, cultural and economic organizations over time. This volume investigates the movement of Paleoindians into the islands, and looks at the agricultural societies which developed. It then explores the indigenous societies at the time of the Spanish Conquest, the hierarchy of the chiefdoms, and the development of slavery.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 5

Its wide ranging study of the economic, political, religious, social and cultural history of this period brings the series to the authorial present.

General History of the Caribbean  UNESCO  Vol  5

Volume 5 provides an account and interpretation of the historical development of the region from around 1930 to the end of the twentieth century. Its wide ranging study of the economic, political, religious, social and cultural history of this period brings the series to the authorial present. Highlights include the "turbulent thirties;" decolonization; the "turn to the left" made in the 1970s by anglophone Caribbean countries; the Castro Revolution; and changes in social and demographic structures, including ethnicity and race consciousness and the role and status of women.

General History of the Carribean UNESCO Vol 3

Volume 3 looks at various aspects of slave societies in the region from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

General History of the Carribean UNESCO Vol 3

Volume 3 looks at various aspects of slave societies in the region from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. Throughout the tortuous history of the Caribbean, nothing exceeded in fundamental importance the twin experiences of slavery and the plantation system, the defining episodes of Caribbean social reality. Topics addressed include: European 'settler colonies,' the sugar revolutions, forms of resistance, the influence of creolization and religious beliefs, and the place of the Maroon communities. Knight also examines the internal and external forces that led to the eventual collapse of the Caribbean slave system.

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 2

It is therefore appropriate that the two UNESCO projects of the General History of the Caribbean and the General History of Latin America are being undertaken simultaneOusly. The two histories should be read together as distinct parts ...

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 2

Volume 2 of the General History of the Caribbeancovers the evolution of Caribbean societies between 1492 and 1650 through the intrusion of Europeans and Africans. This volume examines the early mining and planting in Espaniola, privateers and contraband traders, plantation societies, extinction of indigenous populations, and the beginning of the slave trade.

General History of the Caribbean

This volume (the first one published) begins with an overview of the slave trade. African slavers and the demography of the Caribbean up to 1750.

General History of the Caribbean

This volume (the first one published) begins with an overview of the slave trade. African slavers and the demography of the Caribbean up to 1750. Scholars go on to study the demographic and social structure of the Caribbean slave societies in the 18 and 19 centuries, their evolution and significance, the social and political control in the slave society and forms of resistance and religious beliefs, as well as Maroon communities in the circum-Caribbean. The phenomenon of pluralism and creolization is analysed. The volume closes with a study of the distintegration of the Caribbean slave systems.

General History of the Caribbean The slave societies of the Caribbean

This major six-volume project covers the historical experience of the peoples and societies of the Caribbean region from the earliest times to the end of the 20th century. This volume looks at the Caribbean in the 16th century.

General History of the Caribbean  The slave societies of the Caribbean

This major six-volume project covers the historical experience of the peoples and societies of the Caribbean region from the earliest times to the end of the 20th century. This volume looks at the Caribbean in the 16th century.

General History of the Caribbean

The principal objective of this volume is to provide a survey of the development of historical understanding in the region.

General History of the Caribbean

The principal objective of this volume is to provide a survey of the development of historical understanding in the region. It also seeks to point to the future, setting out a new agenda and reflecting on the potential of new methods and interpretations.