The People Who Came Book 1 by Alma Norman, Kamau Braithwaite


The People Who Came Book 1 by Alma Norman, Kamau Braithwaite

This highly successful series The People Who Came (Book 1) consists of three books specifically written for the junior years of secondary schools in the Caribbean. Unique in its scope, the series provides a history of the people of the New World from a West Indian point of view Key features include: * Many maps, diagrams, illustrations and colour photos throughout * Varied and stimulating suggestions for follow-up activities at the end of each quarter. Book one covers the early history of the Amerindian population of the Americas and of the African, Indian, Chinese and European people who came to the Caribbean islands. In a lively and direct style it describes the way in which ordinary men, women and children lived in these various societies in the past. The book is lavishly illustrated with colour maps and photographs. At the end of each chapter there are a wide range of questions and activities designed both to test knowledge and to stimulate further enquiry and thought. This edition has been fully updated to give teachers and students the benefit of the latest historical findings.

About the Author

Alma Norman M.A. (McGill), H.S. Teaching Dip, (Province of Quebec). One-time History Lecturer, Shortwood Training College for Teachers and Senior History Mistress, Calabar High School, Jamaica. Series Editor: Edward Brathwaite B.A. (Cantab), Cert.Ed. (Cantab), D. Phil (Sussex) formerly Professor of Social & Cultural History and Director of the Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona; Professor of Comparative Literature with special emphasis on the Caribbean and Third World, New York University.

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96 pages


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Publication date

2nd March 1987



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