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Product DescriptionFrom Columbus to Castro: The history of the Caribbean is about 30 million people scattered across an arc of islands – Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, Trinidad, among others, separated by the languages and cultures of the colonizers, but united, however, by a common heritage. As if French, English, Dutch, Spanish, Danish, American or, most recently, the nationality of its owners has made only a notional difference to the peoples of the Caribbean. The history of the Caribbean is dominated by the history of sugar, which is inseparable from the history of slavery, which was inseparable, until recently, the systematic degradation of labor in the region. Here, for the first time. . . More>>