The four major geographical groups of islands in the Caribbean. of what was probably the most destructive hurricane in the recorded history of the Caribbean?. Jan Rogozinski, A Brief History of the Caribbean. Chapter One: The enduring environment and the first islanders. Identify the following terms: Aedes Aegypti. A Brief History of the Caribbean has ratings and 21 reviews. A Brief History of the Caribbean: From the Arawak and the Carib to the Jan Rogozinski.

Author: Meztijora Faem
Country: Moldova, Republic of
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 19 August 2011
Pages: 247
PDF File Size: 14.86 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.48 Mb
ISBN: 130-3-88154-335-6
Downloads: 63197
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Faujas

Worthy to have on the shelf, and chocked full of useful tidbits, but a terrific slog to read cover-to-cover. Under the rule of Ulises Heureaux, what unusual arrangement did the government of Santo Domingo make with an American firm?

What were the relative involvements of public and private sectors? Where was it acquired?

Set the scene well for further books on the same topic. Maarten where some French settlers were. What New World crops spread rapidly to the Old World and began to be grown in other world regions?

Be able to answer briefly the following questions

Be able to place any particular island in its proper group. It traces the people and events that have marked this constantly 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 Louverture, Fidel Castro, the Duvaliers, and Jean-Bertrand Aristide.


One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. What practice does he say dominated every aspect of life in the Caribbean islands? Give three measures taken by the Crown to enforce royal power.

Beginning of British and French colonies in Lesser Antilles.

French get legal control of Western Hispaniola. The Spanish Islands Fight for Freedom Jul 15, Matthew Hittinger rated it liked it Shelves: The location, timing, and nature of the first Dutch activity in the Caribbean. Fine in Fine DJ. New York, New York, U.

A Brief History of the Caribbean – by Jan Rogozinski

Solid historical data, absolutely. Refresh and try again. That’s a pretty strong recommendation to me! What were the relations between French and Caribs in the Lesser Antilles? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Beginning of the Thirty Years War. Return to Book Page. First licensing by Spain of the slave trade for the Indies. The Coromante slaves had a special status in the Caribbean; They were both valued and feared by planters.

The Old Library Bookshop Published: Hardcover Octavo no dust bgief.

What incident gave Britain the occasion to institute direct rule in Jamaica, fo when did it occur? French King overthrown, Jacobins come to power.


A brief history of the Caribbean : from the Arawak and the Carib to the present

What did Geffard do in to reverse this man’s policies, and what effect did it have on Haiti’s educational system? Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. The Edmonton Book Store Published: When, where, and why did slave revolts begin occurring on a Spanish colony? Establishment of first British tobacco settlement in Caribbean: What did it become after ?

What role did religious belief supposedly play? Caribbean Area — History. From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present. Who was the leader?

Was there a religious element in the expansion of non-Spanish Europeans into the Caribbean? Stay in Touch Sign up. What was the political organization of the Arawak islands? Different countries were fighting over the islands to get gain and the people were exterminated, massacred, brutalized.

What was the role of gold in the island economy?