This book (published in Spanish ) is about the precolumbians Antilleans cultures, basically the Tainos and the Caribs . It is based on the principals historicals documents (from the 15th century to our days) and the most recent archeological investigations of the area. The book is very illustrated and also includes a vast bibliography of nearly 400 titles. The Introduction was written by Dr. Ricardo Alegria, former Director of the Puertorican Culture Institute and The Center of Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
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About the Author:
The author has a M.A. and actually is completing a PHD in History of the Caribbean.
"Tainos and Caribes is a landmark in the indigenous Caribbean history." -- Dr. Francisco Moscoso, University of Puerto Rico
A brilliant investigation sustained on the archaeological and etnohistorical information. -- Dr. Lourdes Dominguez, Cuban Historian
This book is a significant contribution for the knowledge of the Antilles aboriginal cosmovision. -- Manuel A. Garcia-Arevalo, Dominican Academy of the History
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