UNESCO General History of the Caribbean: v. 1 Autochthonous Societies

UNESCO General History of the Caribbean: v. 1 Autochthonous Societies

By: Jalil Sued Ba (editor), Frederico Mayor (preface_author)Hardback

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The six-volume UNESCO history of the Caribbean attempts to integrate the historical experience of its peoples and societies from the earliest times to the present. The work is organized thematically, but chronology has been taken into account both in determining limits and ordering the volumes.


Ethnohistorical research in the Hispanic Caribbean, Jalil Sued-Badillo; the physical environment - biogeographical teleconnections in Caribbean prehistory, Francisco Watlington; the first Caribbean people - part 1 - the Palaeoindians in Cuba and the circum-Caribbean, Jose M. Guarch-Delmonte, part 2 - the Archaics, A. Gus Pantel; agricultural societies in the Caribbean, Arie Boomert; agricultural societies in the Caribbean - the greater Antilles and the Bahamas, Luis A. Chanlatte Baik; the indigenous societies at the time of conquest, Jalil Sued-Badillo; chiefdoms in the islands and mainland - a comparison, Francisco Moscoso; freedom and servitude - indigenous slavery and the Spanish conquest of the Caribbean, Luis N. Rivera-Pagan.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780333724521
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 520
  • ID: 9780333724521
  • weight: 1028
  • ISBN10: 0333724526

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