General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 2: New Societies: The Caribbean in the Long Sixteenth Century

General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Vol 2: New Societies: The Caribbean in the Long Sixteenth Century

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403975904
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Series: General History of the Caribbean , #2
Edition description: 1st ed. 2090
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Pieter C. Emmer is Professor of the History of the Expansion of Europe at the University of Leiden.

Table of Contents

Preface—Federico Mayor
• Description of the Project—Roy Augier
• Introduction: The Creation of a New Caribbean Society, 1492-1650—Horst Pietschmann and Pieter C. Emmer
• The Caribbean Environment and Early Settlement—David Watts
• The Initial Linkage with America: A General Framework—Ruggiero Romano
• The Establishment of Primary Centres and Primary Plantations—Frank Moya Pons
• Spanish Expansion in America, 1492 to c. 1580—Horst Pietschmann
• French, English and Dutch in the Lesser Antilles: From Privateering to Planting, c. 1550-c.1650—Anne Pèrotin-Dumon
• Forced African Settlement. The Basis of Forced Settlement: Africa and Its Trading Conditions—Enriqueta Vil-Vilar with Wim Klooster
• Native Society and the European Occupation of the Caribbean Islands and Coastal Tierra Firme, 1492-1650—Neil L Whitehead
• The City in the Hispanic Caribbean, 1492-1650—Afredo Castillero-Calvo
• Intellectual, Artistic and Ideological Aspects of Cultures in the New World—Gustavo Martin-Fragachan
• The Cartography of the Caribbean, 1500-1650—David Buisseret

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