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short history of the British West Indies

H. Victor Wiseman

short history of the British West Indies

by H. Victor Wiseman

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Published by University of London Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British
    • Subjects:
    • West Indies, British -- History.,
    • West Indies, British -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 154.

      Statementby H. V. Wiseman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2131 .W65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p.
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6099978M
      LC Control Number51027725
      OCLC/WorldCa545071

        About this Item: University of the West Indies Press 3/29/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, Book. Seller Inventory # BBS Michael John Craton (20 August ). Michael Craton, though born in London, England in the 's, son of Edgar Charles Craton and Alice Coombe (), is of the Devonshire Craton who had a flirting history with seafaring, when his great-grandfather George Craton (), before he was 30 went off with his new wife Elizabeth Hall () in the early 's to the mysterious.

      Buxton also followed his father in supporting the anti-slavery movement. He published this short work in in response to critics of the abolition of slavery. He argues that abolition in the British West Indies had brought prosperity to that region, and had also fostered the advance of missionary work and Christian civilisation in West Africa. Click to read more about A Short History of the West Indies by J. H. Parry. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about A Short History of the West Indies by J. H. Parry. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers book (1) box (1) Box 35 (1) British West Indies (3) Caribbean 4/5(3).

      West Indies material in the archives of the USPG, in the West Indian islands the Society has been regarded as a reactionary force, owning slaves openly and in league with the planters. In fact, the SPG in the islands has received little attention and there is need for a further appraisal Clare Taylo, University College of Wales. Other articles where West Indies Federation is discussed: Dominica: The French and British colonial period: In Dominica joined the West Indies Federation. After that organization was dissolved in , discussions for alternative forms of federation took place. Those issues were settled when the British government passed the West Indies Act of , which gave Dominica the status of.


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