British Historians and the West Indies
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British Historians and the West Indies

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Published by A & B Distributors .
Written in English


  • West Indies,
  • American history,
  • History: theory & methods,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8681327M
ISBN 101881316645
ISBN 109781881316640

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British historians and the West Indies. [Eric Eustace Williams] Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: West Indies -- History -- Historiography. Historians -- Great Britain. Historians. View all . His most important work was The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies, originally published in two volumes in , and subsequently expanded (this fifth edition of reaching five volumes) with many plates and by: 7. The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British West Indies, Volume 2 Bryan Edwards Full view - The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British West Indies, Volume 5. History Before European settlement on the islands of the West Indies, they were inhabited by three different peoples: the Arawaks, the Caribs, and the Ciboney. These indigenous tribes were effectively wiped out by European colonists. Christopher Columbus was the first European to visit several of the islands (in ).

This missionary work contrasted with the same Society owning slaves in the West Indies. These reports cover both sides of the Society's legacy as it moved from owning slaves to educating the emancipated. As this archive was held by the United Society for the propagation of the Gospel, the 'Letters. "In common with the history of many other former colonial countries, the history of the West Indies has hitherto been seen and written about almost exclusively from the point of view of the European colonists. For too long the objectivity and accuracy of British writing on the West Indies has gone unchallenged." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE-DUST Range: $ - $1, Buy British historians and the West Indies First Edition by Eric Williams (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Later, he became a Member of Parliament and used this position to speak in favour of slavery and the slave trade. He was well educated, and The History, Civil and Commercial, of the West Indies () was one of several works that he wrote. It was a popular book that was reprinted a number of times and translated into other languages.