General History of the Caribbean

Volume II: New societies: The Caribbean in the long sixteenth century

  • Editors
  • Pieter C. Emmer
  • German Carrera Damas

About this book


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.


Caribbean history history of literature sixteenth century society

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2003
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-73769-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-73767-3
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