Category Archives: Nicaragua

Caribbean Project: Review: Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

New World In Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of New World Slavery, David Brion Davis sets the American South within the international context of the transatlantic slave trade and the rise and fall of other New World slave societies. … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861

Caribbean Sea Robert E. May’s The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861 recounts the story of the South’s vision of Manifest Destiny in the 1850s. In the 1840s, the United States under President John Tyler and James K. Polk … Continue reading

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