The Caribbean Basin: An International History by Graeme MountThe Caribbean Basin: An International History by Graeme Mount

The Caribbean Basin: An International History

byGraeme Mount, Stephen RandallEditorGraeme Mount

Hardcover | June 18, 1998

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The Caribbean Basin: An International Historyprovides a study of the entire Caribbean region, including Central America and the Caribbean coast of northern South America. It also offers analysis of:
* the role of international intervention
* the complex interaction among major world powers in the area
* conflicts over colonial possessions and trade routes
* Soviet-American confrontation in the Cold War years.
Integrating the recent political, social and economic history of the Caribbean with its miltary and diplomatic past, this book charts the region's emergence from colonialism during the course of the twentieth century.
Title:The Caribbean Basin: An International HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.7 inPublished:June 18, 1998Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415089980

ISBN - 13:9780415089982

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In this stimulating and up-to-date survey, Stephen J. Randall and Graeme S. Mount examine the history of the Caribbean Basin from the eighteenth century to the 1990s drawing on a wide variety of archival materials as well as an extensive bibliography of secondary sources. Conceding that this geopolitical region, which encompasses Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname, as well as the island nations and colonies, is characterized as much by diversity as by commonality, they brilliantly demonstrate that the social, economic, political, and diplomatic history of these varied states has been inextricably intertwined....Clearly and engagingly written, the