The Caribbean

Authored by: Mark Figueroa

Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought

Print publication date:  August  2014
Online publication date:  August  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415508490
eBook ISBN: 9781315761084
Adobe ISBN: 9781317644125


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The island states and European/US-controlled territories, situated within (or contiguous with) the Caribbean Sea and the mainland units usually classified with them: Belize, Guyana, Guyane, and Suriname, constitute this region. For its size, it has exhibited great diversity in geography and micro-climates, colonial and post-colonial history, constitutional arrangements, official and vernacular languages, economic prosperity, political stability, and social differentiation.

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