The Economic History of the Caribbean Since the Napoleonic Wars (BOK)

Victor Bulmer-Thomas

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This book examines the economic history of the Caribbean in the two hundred years since the Napoleonic Wars and is the first analysis to span the whole region. It is divided into three parts, each centered around a particular case study: the first focuses on the nineteenth century ('The Age of Free Trade'); the second considers the period up to 1960 ('The Age of Preferences'); and the final section concerns the half century from the Cuban Revolution to the present ('The Age of Globalization'). The study makes use of a specially constructed database to observe trends across the whole region and chart the progress of nearly thirty individual countries. Its findings challenge many long-standing assumptions about the region, and its in-depth case studies shed new light on the history of three countries in particular, namely Belize, Cuba and Haiti.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Victor Bulmer-Thomas
ISBN 9780521145602
Antall sider 728 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,4cm x 4,5cm
Vekt 1000 gram Emner og form Economic history

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