“The history of the Caribbean is the history of the exploitation of labour” - with reference to slavery and the Encomienda labour system”
In the above statement “the history of the Caribbean is the history of the exploitation of labour,” it simply states that the Caribbean’s history i
1. Caribbean Studies notesModule 1 Caribbean society and cultureLocation of the CaribbeanGreater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Jamaica, Puerto RicoLesser Antilles:Windward islands: Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Dominica, MartiniqueLeeward islands: Antigua
Defining The Caribbean
* The Geographical Concept:
* Countries lying in and around the Caribbean Sea
* The Geological Concept:
* Countries lying on the Caribbean plate
* The Historical Concept:
* Countries sharing the common historical past of European Co
C) The development of systems of productions: Slash and Burn, Encomienda, Slavery, Indentureship, the Plantation system.
A system of production refers to the way in which an economy is organizes to provide commodities to sustain society.
Slash and Burn
When the Spaniards arrived the Arawaks and
'for the world of the caribbean the arrival of Columbus constituted a major turning point
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer who was credited with "discovering" the New World (a European term for the continents of North America and South America). Columbus made four voyag
Caribbean Studies notes
Module 1 Caribbean society and culture
Location of the Caribbean
Greater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Jamaica, Puerto Rico
* Windward islands: Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique
TO WHAT EXTENT CAN IT BE ARGUED THAT GENOCIDE AND REVOLUTION ARE CENTRAL THEMES IN CARIBBEAN HISTORY? [30mks]
Throughout the history of the conquest and the colonization period in Caribbean history, individuals and groups sought freedom from oppression which manifested itself in central themes of C
The Impact of Historical Processes in the Caribbean.
Migratory movements and the establishments of patterns of settlements by different groups within the Caribbean from pre-Columbian times to the present.
The development of systems of productions: Encomienda, Slavery, Indentureship and...
MODULE 1: CARIBBEAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE
OVERVIEW Module 1 introduces students to the role played by geography in shaping the society and culture of the Caribbean region as well as the historical evolution of Caribbean society, the cultural characteristics of the Caribbean people, and the ways in wh
Brief History of the Caribbean through Emancipation
1492 – When Queen Isabella of Spain sent Christopher Columbus across the Atlantic Ocean. His official mission was to discover a new trade right to Asia and “Christianize” the “heathers” who lived there.
▪ Christopher Columbus
Caribbean Studies Definitions
Term | Definition |
Tectonic activity | Earth movements that impact and influence the surface of the earth resulting in earthquakes, volcanic activity and mountain building are when plate margins interact with each other. |
ENSO | El Niño- Southern Oscillation. E
Carib Studies Module 2 Notes
Ah bad man we name – A.L.L.
Expected Learning Outcomes
1. Analysis of the Concepts of Development 2. Grasp of the interrelationships among the different approaches to development (human, economic, sustainable) 3. Grasp of the diffe