This volume looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region, depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The chapters discussing methodology are followed by studies of particular themes of historiography. The second half of the volume describes the writing of history in the individual territories, taking into account changes in society, economy and political structure. The final section is a full and detailed bibliography serving not only as a guide to the volume but also as an invaluable reference for the General History of the Caribbcan as a whole.Finally, Merivale put forward the idea that Caribbean economic history is best conceived as a cycle: the colonies had gone ... she called his discussion of the Caribbean a#39;one of the most stimulating essays ever written on the economic history ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||General History of the Caribbean: Methodology and historiography of the Caribbean|
|Author||:||B. W. Higman, Franklin W. Knight|
|Publisher||:||UNESCO - 1999-01-01|