British Guiana


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British Guiana:

see GuyanaGuyana
, officially Co-operative Republic of Guyana, republic (2005 est. pop. 765,000), 83,000 sq mi (214,969 sq km), NE South America. It is bordered on the N by the Atlantic Ocean, on the E by Suriname, on the S and W by Brazil, and on the W by Venezuela.
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I consider that in its inception [the Negro World] was a gigantic folly and appealed to the worst sentiments of the negro race; but so far as I have seen copies of this publication I have found nothing that is likely to do any more harm in this Colony than other publications," observed the Governor of British Guiana, Sir Wilfred Collet, in 1922.
British Guiana is indeed 'made-land,' with each plantation 'a complete island within itself; and dammed on all sides' " (Williams 1945, 360).
The aim and hope is that the findings of this article will serve as a platform for more debates and discussions on Indian women during indenture in British Guiana and the Indian Diaspora.
The British Guiana has not been on view publicly since 1987, when it was exhibited at Cupex 87 in Perth, Australia.
He eventually stays in British Guiana for another five years.
She confines herself to the territories of the British West Indies, which in practice means the largest of them: Jamaica, Trinidad, and British Guiana (modern Guyana).
A British colony possessing a mixed population of Africans and East Indians, British Guiana was riven by racial strife and the target of interventions by Britain and by the United States, both of which feared that the colony's IndoGuianese prime minister, Cheddi Jagan, was a radical Communist.
This image was taken by Everard im Thurn, an English colonial administrator who served as curator of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society Museum in British Guiana from 1877 to 1882.
Pogany, assisted by staff of the British Guiana Museum in Georgetown, spent two and a half months in Guyana and Trinidad collecting and studying specimens.
Between 1942 and 1955, the Angels lived in countries where Jimmie could find aviation work: Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, the Canal Zone, Costa Rica, British Guiana, and the United States.
Even for those with no interest in art, the observations of a woman in Japan and British Guiana among many other places, are compelling.
But the success of Cheddi Jagan's People's Progressive Party in British Guiana prompted American leaders to question Britain's ability to prevent communist incursions into the Caribbean region.

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