General History of the Caribbean: Methodology and historiography of the Caribbean
Author : B. W. Higman
Publisher : UNESCO
Total Pages : 948
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN 10 : 9789231033605
ISBN 13 : 9231033603
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

General History of the Caribbean: Methodology and historiography of the Caribbean Book Description:

This volume looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region, depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The chapters discussing methodology are followed by studies of particular themes of historiography. The second half of the volume describes the writing of history in the individual territories, taking into account changes in society, economy and political structure. The final section is a full and detailed bibliography serving not only as a guide to the volume but also as an invaluable reference for the General History of the Caribbcan as a whole.