Carrie Gibson, Tour Leader - Jon Baines Tours

Jon Baines ToursCarrie Gibson

Carrie Gibson is a US-born, UK-based historian and journalist. She received her PhD from Cambridge in 2011, and her thesis focused on the Hispanic Caribbean in the era of the Haitian Revolution. She is the author of the 2014 book Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day. Her second book, El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America, was published in 2019. She has spent years travelling and researching in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. Before embarking on a career as a historian, Carrie was a journalist for the Guardian and Observer, and continues to contribute to media outlets, including the BBC. She lives in London.

Carrie Gibson will be leading these tours

The promenade in Bridgetown, Barbados

Cruising the Caribbean: Caribs, Columbus and Castro

7 - 21 Jan 2021

The Caribbean and Cuba have a long, multi-faceted history that encompasses ancient cultures, colonisation and revolution, to the modern day. This cruise explores coastlines which were strategic,...