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A History of Barbados: From Amerindian Settlement to Caribbean Single Market
by Hilary Beckles

    Publication Date: Mar 26, 2007
    List Price: $32.55
    Format: Paperback, 338 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780521678490
    Imprint: Cambridge University Press
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Parent Company: Cambridge University
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    Highly acclaimed when it first appeared in 1990, this general history of Barbados traces the events and ideas that have shaped the collaborative experience of all the islands inhabitants. In this second edition, Hilary Beckles updates the text to reflect the considerable number of writings recently published on Barbados. He presents new insights and analyses key events in a lucid and provocative style which will appeal to all those who have an interest in the island’s past and present. Using a vigorous approach, Hilary Beckles examines how the influences of the Amerindians, European colonisation, the sugar industry, the African slave trade, emancipation, the civil rights movement, independence in 1966 and nationalism have shaped contemporary Barbados.



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