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Sacred Origins

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Colombia's emeralds, and how they were relatively obscure even though they were infused with meaning long before they went global. It is only after the arrival of Europeans in ... More


How Globalization Invented Indians in the Caribbean

Patricia Seed

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the emergence of globalization as an economic and political system in the Caribbean. It revisits the time when Christopher Columbus almost stumbled upon the islands of the ... More


Jamaica in 1938

Colin A. Palmer

in Freedom's Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611693
eISBN:
9781469615301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611693.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Jamaica's long history as a colony. It began in 1494 when Christopher Columbus disembarked on the island, encountered the indigenous peoples, and proclaimed it the property of ... More


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