Explorer Christopher Columbus landing in the New World, 1931. Woodcut. Photo by GraphicaArtis/Getty Images

What drove the colonisation of the Caribbean?

Professor Jeremy Black discusses Caribbean society pre-Columbus

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In this episode of Black’s History Week, Professor Jeremy Black, author of A Brief History of the Caribbean, talks to The Critic’s deputy editor, Graham Stewart, about Caribbean society before Columbus and whether the European colonisers were primarily driven by religious, economic or strategic interests.

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