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West Indies and the Guianas

D. A. G. Waddell

West Indies and the Guianas

by D. A. G. Waddell

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


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StatementD.A.G. Waddell.
SeriesThe Modern nations in historical perspective
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13778246M

The West Indies became a self-governing Province of the worldwide Anglican Communion in because of the Church of England missions in territories that became British colonies. It is made up of two mainland dioceses and six island dioceses, including Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Nassau and the Bahamas, Tobago, Trinidad, and the. The Guianas were first settled by the Surinen people of the Americas, followed by Amerindian tribes. The first European colonizers were the Spanish in , then came the Dutch from , the English and French colonizers would also join the scramble for the Guianas.

West Indies - West Indies - Decolonization: Radical change in the social position of nonwhites has depended less upon emancipation than on decolonization. Having liberated themselves in , the Haitians in the early s invaded Santo Domingo and incorporated the former, almost forgotten Spanish colony into a Hispaniola-wide Haiti. In , Dominicans rejected Haitian . Book Description. Journals, narratives, and descriptions relating to British colonization in the islands of St Christopher, Nevis, Barbados, Tobago and Trinidad, and in Guiana, the voyage of Sir Henry Coltand, and to Admiral de Ruyter's raid in the West Indies,

Filed under: Blacks -- West Indies. Obeah: Witchcraft in the West Indies (London: S. Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, ), by Hesketh Bell (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Voodoos and Obeahs: Phases of West India Witchcraft, by Joseph J. Williams (HTML at ) Filed under: Cults -- West Indies. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid.


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West Indies and the Guianas by D. A. G. Waddell Download PDF EPUB FB2

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Showing items in West Indies Books - Guianas (British, French & Dutch) Sort results by: STARK J.H. and RODWAY J. Stark's guide-book and history of British Guiana.

A souvenir of the special cruise of the S.S. Madiana to Bermuda, the West Indies and Demerara, in February and March, nineteen hundred and two. Books shelved as west-indies: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, Voyager by Diana Gabaldon, A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, Lucy by Jamai.

The West Indies, with British Guiana and British Honduras, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The West Indies, with British Guiana and British HondurasManufacturer: L. Parsons. Flora of the West Indies This website presents a checklist of West Indies and the Guianas book currently accepted scientific names of seed plants from the West Indies, including synonomy and distribution by island.

The list also provides the common names used throughout the region, the conservation status of the species, images when available, information on the. Showing items in West Indies Books - Guianas (British, French & Dutch) Sort results by: Newest items first Author or date Title Price: High to J.

Mount & Page, The English Pilot, the 4th book. Large engraved chart with hand coloured outline with inset maps of the Orinoco and Surinam rivers. Fine. 25 x 19" £ See more. Related items. The Guianas, region of South America, located on the continent’s north-central coast and covering an area of aboutsquare miles (, square km).It includes the independent nations of Guyana and Suriname and French Guiana, an overseas département of France.

The region is bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, on the east and. Get this from a library. Air travel guide to Latin America, including the U.S.A. territories of the Canal zone, Puerto Rico and the Virgin islands; Bermuda; and British, French and Netherlands possessions in the West Indies and the Guianas.

[Ivan Bullot]. The West Indies and Caribbean Year Book including The Bermudas, The Bahamas, The Guianas, Central America, Venezuela and Colombia; Anuario Comercial de Las Antillas y Paises del Caribe n/a Published by Thomas Skinner & Co ().

I had originally read this book in the 's from a college library and had to renew it again because the information was an excellent insight of how the West Indies - the Caribbean was colonised from by Europe's superpowers and the by: The Guianas are on the Guiana Shield, a Precambrian geological formation that is limited to the south and to the east by Brazil, to the west by Venezuela and to the north by the Atlantic Ocean.

The Guianas includes the following three territories, from west to east: Guyana, an independent country; Suriname, also an independent country; and. West Indies, archipelago, between North and South America, curving c.2, mi (4, km) from Florida to the coast of Venezuela and separating the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean.

The archipelago, sometimes called the Antilles, is divided into three groups. Source: Lecture on Federation, (West Indies and British Guiana) Delivered: June at Queen’s College Printed: at the “Argosy” Co., Ltd., Bel Air Park, East Coast, Demarara [Guyana] by C.L.R.

James 25 pp.; Transcribed & marked up: by Damon Maxwell for the Marxist Internet Archive. The West Indies & the Guianas (A Spectrum book: The Modern nations in historical perspective) by David Alan Gilmour Waddell: West Indies (On the Map) by David Flint: West Indies [map] by National Geographic: West Indies Accounts: Essays on the History of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic Economy by Roderick A.

McDonald. John Waller was stationed in the West Indies from to Ragatz describes his book well: “The author was a surgeon assigned to the naval hospital in Barbados in and later to a war vessel cruising through the islands.

He spent about four years in Caribbean service and became throughly familiar with colonial society. Filed under: West Indies -- History. The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century (London: Methuen and Co., c), by C.

Haring (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Drake's Great Armada, by Walter Bigges (Gutenberg text) Filed under: West Indies -. Guiana definition, a vast tropical region in NE South America, bounded by the Orinoco, Negro, and Amazon rivers and the Atlantic.

Aboutsq. (1, sq. This book gives a broad overview of the Suriname plantation complex and how it functioned between and Welie, Rik van. “Slave Trading and Slavery in the Dutch Colonial Empire: A Global Comparison.” New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids –2 (): 47– DOI: / E-mail Citation».

The colonies in the Caribbean and in the Guianas were included in the charter of the Dutch West India Company, which covered the entire Atlantic world, including North America and Africa. Thus, general overviews tend to have the entire Dutch Atlantic as their focus rather than only the colonies in the Caribbean and the Guianas.

University of the French West Indies and Guiana (UAG) is located in Cayenne, French Guiana. It is locally known as Université des Antilles et de la university was established in It is accredited by Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France. Longman Caribbean, - West Indies - pages 0 Reviews This book is intended to meet the requirements of three G.C.E 'O' level syllabuses in West Indian history.

The former European colonies in the west were known as British/Dutch/French etc. West Indies (including Virginia). Most lost that status/name over time. It really stuck with those that were British.

Therefore, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Belize, the English speaking Caribbean and Guyana were all know as the British West Indies.Smith, Raymond T. Kinship and Class in the West Indies: A Genealogical Study of Jamaica and Guyana.

New York: Cambridge University Press, Smith, Raymond T. Negro Family in British Guiana: Family Structure and Social Status in .