The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

by Irving Rouse
     
 

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Tells the story of the Taino people from their ancestral days in South America through their migration to the northern Caribbean islands where they were the first natives to interact with Columbus, to their rapid and immediate decline under the European gifts of forced labor, malnutrition, disease, and dispersal. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780300051810
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/22/1992
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.53(w) x 6.46(h) x (d)

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