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West Indies Map 1987 Side 2

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$29.95
SKU:900Y11

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A region of contrasts, the islands of the West Indies are both tropical paradise and lands marred by a dark history of slavery, greed, and suffering.

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A region of contrasts, the islands of the West Indies are both tropical paradise and lands marred by a dark history of slavery, greed, and suffering. Part of the "Making of America" series, this work represents Side Two of a two-map set published in November 1987 and features an abundance of historical information about this culturally diverse region. Two articles, "Searching for Columbus's Lost Colony: La Navidad" and "Haiti - Against All Odds," accompanied the two maps.

The 1987 West Indies map Side 2 features:
• A historical introduction
• The Spanish Caribbean map (1492-1625) which contains information on explorers' routes, convoy routes, colonies, exports, and more
• The Imperial Rivalries map (1625-1763) showing European possession of the islands, peak migration periods of various peoples, trade routes, points of conflict, and more
• A map of the region from 1763-1823 containing information on migrations, chief exports, the end of slavery in the islands, and more
• A map detailing the United States' involvement in the region from 1898-1945 which includes oil refineries and pipelines, US leased military bases, US naval bases, exports, tourism areas, liquor producing areas, and more
• Maps showing activities in the region from 1945 to present including information on the economy, production and export, population, and more
• Colorful illustrations

Coverage Area: West Indies, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, northern Columbia, northern Venezuela

Additional Information

Geography West Indies
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
Niche No
Publisher NG Classic

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