• Caribbean Crucible: History, Culture, and Globalization
    Caribbean Crucible: History, Culture, and Globalization Kevin A. Yelvington In the present age of globalization, it is often forgotten that these world-encompassing processes were initiated with European expansion into the Caribbean beginning more than five hundred years ago. We now see the prol...
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  • The Relationship Between Sugar and Slavery in the Early Modern Period.
    "No commodity on the face of the Earth has been wrested from the soil or the seas, from the skies or the bowels of the earth with such misery and human blood as sugar" ...(Anon) Sugar in its many forms is as old as the Earth itself. It is a sweet tasting thing for which humans have a natural desi...
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  • Institution as the Fundamental Cause of Long Tern Growth
    NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES INSTITUTIONS AS THE FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF LONG-RUN GROWTH Daron Acemoglu Simon Johnson James Robinson Working Paper 10481 http://www.nber.org/papers/w10481 NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 May 2004 Prepared for the Hand...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    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...
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  • Politics in the Caribbean
    : Discuss the connection between political parties and trade unions in Jamaica and one other Caribbean country, showing areas of similarity and difference. A Political Party is a political organization that normally seeks to influence government and government policy, this is done by nominating the...
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  • Assess the Strategies Used by the British Abolitionists Against the Institution of Slavery
    The sugar industry and slavery went hand in hand. This is a statement that can be validated and justified by any historian. The institution of slavery was established to provide a cheap, sure, steady and reliable source of labour. It was consequently established to enable the planters to gain maximu...
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  • Sugar Revolution
    The sugar revolutions were both cause and consequence of the demographic revolution. Sugar production required a greater labor supply than was available through the importation of European servants and irregularly supplied African slaves. At first the Dutch supplied the slaves, as well as the credit...
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  • The Peculiar Institution of Slavery
    The Peculiar Institution of Slavery I The African Slave Trade African Kingdoms Europe and the Slave Trade The Capture and Transport of Slaves Slavery in America Northern Colonies Southern Colonies Slave Labor The African Slave Trade -10 to 11 million africans kidnaped and brought...
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  • Caribbean Diaspora
    History Paper on Caribbean Diaspora Decendents of the Caribbean Diaspora are located in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and countries that were previously colonial empires. The inhabited islands that are in the Caribbean are not only geographical regions, but also regions of the imagina...
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  • Sociology - Caribbean Families
    There are various types of Caribbean family forms. The emergence of the different family types was largely due to historical influences that shape Caribbean civilization; such as racial diversity, ethnicity, social class, African cultural retention, legacy of Plantation slavery, and culture of pover...
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  • Tutorial Questions for Caribbean History
    PAST PAPER QUESTIONS – CARIBBEAN HISTORY Emancipation 1. How significant was the rebellion in Jamaica (Christmas Rebellion) in 1831-2 as a cause of the passing of the Emancipation Act in 1833? 2. How significant a part did slaves play in ending slavery? 3. How important a factor w...
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  • South Carolina and the Caribbean Connection
    To most, South Carolina is simply just one of the United States, 50 states, and originally was on the thirteen original colonies that declared independence from the British Crown. However, this plot of land, which extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Mountains, from the Savannah River...
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  • Caribbean
    The Caribbean Region Table of Content Title | Page Number | Define the Caribbean | 1 | Aim of the Project | 2 | Location | 3-4 | Presentation- * History * Geography * Economic Activity * Common Characteristics | 5-12 | Conclusion | 13 | Bibliography | 14 |...
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  • Plantation Socciety
    Unit 1: Caribbean Culture: Formation and Approaches Overview In this unit we introduce you to the concept of culture as we prepare you for the journey into Caribbean culture. We then turn our attention to the formation of the Caribbean. The part played by our history in shaping our culture nec...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    Caribbean Studies notes Module 1 Caribbean society and culture Location of the Caribbean Greater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Jamaica, Puerto Rico Lesser Antilles: * Windward islands: Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique * Leew...
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  • Plantation System
    This essay seeks to account for the emergence of the plantation system in the Caribbean. Discuss with special reference to the sugar industry. According to the Oxford Concise Dictionary a plantation is a long, artificially-established forest, farm or estate, where crops are grown for sale, often in...
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  • Youth Unemployment in the Caribbean: Social and Economic Backgrounds
    Kazi 1 Youth Unemployment in the Caribbean: Social and Economic Backgrounds : Kazi, Tamjidul Huda Kazi Table of Contents Acronyms Terms of Reference Introduction School-to-Work Transition Some Impediments to Labour Force Entry The Caribbean Context Defining Youth Youth Unemployment Rates S...
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  • Caribbean Studies Paper
    CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL REPORT ON CANDIDATES’ WORK IN THE ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION MAY/JUNE 2010 CARIBBEAN STUDIES Copyright © 2010 Caribbean Examinations Council St Michael, Barbados All rights reserved. 2 GENERAL COMMENTS The Caribbean Studies examination comprise...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    Carib Studies Module 2 Notes Ah bad man we name – A.L.L. CONCEPTUALIZING DEVELOPMENT 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...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination ® CAPE® CARIBBEAN STUDIES SYLLABUS Effective for examinations from May–June 2013 CXC A1/U1/12 Published by the Caribbean Examinations Council ©2013, Caribbean Examinations Council All rights...
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