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Title The Caribbean : a history of the region and its peoples / edited by Stephan Palmié and Francisco A. Scarano.

Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011.


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    972.9 CAR    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    972.9 CAR    DUE 09-06-19
Description [xv], 660 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 611-624) and index.
Contents Pt.1 The Caribbean stage : Geographies of opportunity, geographies of constraint / David Barker -- Contemporary Caribbean ecologies : the weight of history / Duncan McGregor -- The earliest settlers / L. Antonio Curet -- Old world precedents : sugar and slavery in the mediterranean / William D. Phillips Jr. -- Pt.2 The making of a colonial sphere : The Columbian moment : politics, ideology, and biohistory / Reinaldo Funes Monzote -- From Tainos to Africans in the Caribbean : labor, migration, and resistance / Jalil Sued-Badillo -- Negotiations of conquest / Lynne A. Guitar -- Toward sugar and slavery / Stephan Palmié -- Masterless people : maroons, pirates, and commoners / Isaac Curtis -- Pt.3 Colonial designs in flux : The Caribbean between empires : colonists, pirates, and slaves / Josep M. Fradera -- Imperial decline, colonial adaptation : the Spanish islands during the long 17th century / Francisco A. Scarano -- The Atlantic framework of 17th-century colonization / Alison Games -- Servants and slaves during the 17th century sugar revolution / Hilary McD. Beckles -- The French and Dutch Caribbean, 1600-1800 / Philip Boucher -- Slaves and tropical commodities : the Caribbean in the South Atlantic system / Selwyn H.H. Carrington, Ronald C. Noel -- Pt.4 Capitalism, slavery, and revoution : Slave cultures : systems of domination and forms of resistance / Philip Morgan -- Rivalry, war, and imperial reform in the 18th-century Caribbean / Douglas Hamilton -- The Haitian revolution / Laurent Dubois -- The abolition of slavery in the non-Hispanic Caribbean / Diana Paton -- Econocide? From abolition to emancipation in the British and French Caribbean / Dale Tomich -- Missionaries, planters, and slaves in the age of abolition / Jean Besson -- Pt.5 A reordered world : A second slavery? The 19th-century sugar revolutions in Cuba and Puerto Rico / Christopher Schmidt-Nowara -- Peasants, immigrants, and workers : the British and French Caribbean after emancipation / Gad Heuman -- War and nation building : Cuban and Dominican experiences / Robert Whitney -- The rise of the American Mediterranean, 1846-1905 / Luis Martínez-Fernández -- The conundrum of race : retooling inequality / Elizabeth Cooper -- Africa, Europe, and Asia in the making of the 20th-century Caribbean / Aisha Khan -- Pt.6 The new empire : Building US hegemony in the Caribbean / Brenda Gayle Plummer -- The American sugar kingdom, 1898-1934 / César J. Ayala -- Culture, labor, and race in the shadow of US capital / Winston James -- Labor protests, rebellions, and the rise of nationalism during depression and war / O. Nigel Bolland -- Toward decolonization : impulses, processes, and consequences since the 1930s / Anne S. Macpherson -- The Caribbean and the Cold War : between reform and revolution / David Sheinin -- Pt.7 The Caribbean in the age of globalization : The long Cuban revolution / Michael Zeuske -- Independence and its aftermath : Suriname, Trinidad, and Jamaica / Anthony P. Maingot -- The colonial persuasion : Puerto Rico and the Dutch and French Antilles / Humberto García Muñiz -- An island in the mirror : the Dominican Republic and Haiti / Pedro L. San Miguel -- Tourism, drugs, offshore finance, and the perils of neoliberal development / Robert Goddard -- Caribbean migrations and diasporas / Christine M. Du Bois.
Summary This book traces the Caribbean from its pre-Columbian state through European contact and colonialism to the rise of US hegemony and the economic turbulence of the twenty-first century. This volume begins with a discussion of the region's diverse geography and challenging ecology and features an in-depth look at the transatlantic slave trade.
Subject Caribbean Area -- History.
Added Author Palmié, Stephan.
Scarano, Francisco A. (Francisco Antonio)
ISBN 9780226645063 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226645061 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226645087 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226645088 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40019923896

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