Caribbean History for CSEC: A CXC Study Guide
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Caribbean History for CSEC: A CXC Study Guide

By Lennox Honychurch, Karl Watson, James Rose, Veta Dawson, Caribbean Examinations Council
US$ 16.88
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Section A, Theme 1: The indigenous peoples and the Europeans
    • 1.1 Migration and settlement patterns
    • 1.2 The Maya
    • 1.3 The Taino and Kalinago
    • 1.4 The Taino: art forms,beliefs and technology
    • 1.5 The Kalinago: beliefs, art forms and technology
    • 1.6 Gold, God and glory!
    • 1.7 ‘The Columbian Exchange’ 1: Theimpact of Europeans
    • 1.8 ‘The ColumbianExchange’ 2: The impact of the indigenous people
  • Section A, Theme 2: Caribbean economy and slavery
    • 2.1 European rivalry in the Caribbean
    • 2.2 Tropical crops for Europe
    • 2.3 The sugar revolution
    • 2.4 The transatlantic trade
    • 2.5 Personal experiences of enslavement
    • 2.6 Physical layout and use of labour
    • 2.7 Sugar production
    • 2.8 Markets for sugar and rum
    • 2.9 African cultural forms 1: shelter, dress, food andmedicine
    • 2.10 African cultural forms 2: language, music, dance and storytelling
    • 2.11 Social relations: ethnic, gender and class
    • 2.12 Social, political and economic consequences
  • Section A, Theme 3: Resistance and revolt
    • 3.1 Controlling the enslaved
    • 3.2 Forms of resistance
    • 3.3 Maroon societies 1: origins and development
    • 3.4 Maroon societies 2: setting and culture
    • 3.5 The Haitian Revolution 1: causes and events
    • 3.6 The Haitian Revolution 2: the consequences
    • 3.7 Major revolts 1: Berbice and Barbados
    • 3.8 Major revolts 2: Demerara and Jamaica
    • Section A Practice exam questions
  • Section B, Theme 4: Metropolitan movements towards emancipation
    • 4.1 Effects of revolts on the emancipation process
    • 4.2 Attitudes towards slavery
    • 4.3 Anti-slavery movements
    • 4.4 Amelioration
    • 4.5 The British Emancipation Act 1833
    • 4.6 Apprenticeship
    • 4.7 Emancipation in British Caribbean territories
    • 4.8 Emancipation in other Caribbean territories
  • Section B, Theme 5: Adjustments to emancipation (1838–76)
    • 5.1 Problems of the sugar industry
    • 5.2 Attitudes to labour
    • 5.3 Schemes of migration
    • 5.4 Economic, social and cultural effects of migration
    • 5.5 Emergence of free villages
    • 5.6 Creation of a new society
    • 5.7 Contribution of the peasantry
    • 5.8 Crown Colony government
  • Section B, Theme 6: Caribbean economy (1875–1985)
    • 6.1 The Caribbean and theworld economy
    • 6.2 Decline of the sugar industry
    • 6.3 Resolving the crisis
    • 6.4 Growth of Cuba’s sugar industry
    • 6.5 Growth and survival of alternative agriculture
    • 6.6 Services and tourism
    • 6.7 Industrial development factors
    • 6.8 The effects of industrialisation
  • Section B Practice exam questions
  • Section C, Theme 7: The United States in the Caribbean (1776–1985)
    • 7.1 Reasons for the USinterest in the Caribbean
    • 7.2 Factors and conditions of US relations in the Caribbean
    • 7.3 US foreign policy 1:Cuba, Puerto Rico and Panama
    • 7.4 US foreign policy 2: Haiti, Dominican Republic and Grenada
    • 7.5 US involvement: economic, political and cultural consequences
    • 7.6 Policies of the Castro revolution
    • 7.7 The US response
    • 7.8 The impact of the Castro revolution
    • 7.9 US involvement in the English-speaking Caribbean
  • Section C, Theme 8: Caribbean political development up to 1985
    • 8.1 Early attempts at unification
    • 8.2 The roots of nationalism
    • 8.3 The Moyne Commission
    • 8.4 Political parties, adult suffrage and self-government
    • 8.5 The movement to establish a federation
    • 8.6 The failure of the Federation (1958)
    • 8.7 Personalities involved in integration
    • 8.8 Movements towards independence
    • 8.9 Regional integration up to 1985
    • 8.10 Alternatives to independence
  • Section C, Theme 9: Caribbean Society (1900–85)
    • 9.1 Social and economic conditions 1: housing
    • 9.2 Social and economic conditions 2: cost of living and working conditions
    • 9.3 Social and economic conditions 3: health
    • 9.4 Improving living conditions 1: organisations involved
    • 9.5 Improving living conditions 2: government policies
    • 9.7 Aspects of social life 2: visual and performing arts
    • 9.8 Aspects of social life 3:architecture and housing
    • 9.9 Aspects of social life 4: transport and communication
    • 9.10 Aspects of social life 5: ethnic and race relations
    • 9.11 Religious groups 1
    • 9.12 Religious groups 2
  • Section C Practice exam questions
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Index
  • Index
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