British West Indies


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British West Indies:

see West IndiesWest Indies,
archipelago, between North and South America, curving c.2,500 mi (4,020 km) from Florida to the coast of Venezuela and separating the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean.
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; West Indies FederationWest Indies Federation,
former federation of 10 British West Indian territories formed in 1958. Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Barbados were the principal members, but the federation included most of the Leeward and Windward islands, then under British control.
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It helps, of course, that Kerr-Ritchie is largely successful in his effort to draw together the history and historiographies of abolitionism and the black experience in the British West Indies, the United States, and British Canada.
In October 1915, the formation of the British West Indies Regiment as an infantry unit was formally announced and over 15,000 men were eventually recruited, all volunteers.
The first four chapters lay out the background of Chinese emigration to the British West Indies and the evolution of the communities in Jamaica, Trinidad, and Guyana.
Initially, Brown targeted Caribbean and Latin American airlines, including British West Indies Airways.
This magnificent resort, situated on the private enclave of Maundays Bay on the island of Anguilla, British West Indies, consists of 179 acres of land with more than a mile of white sand beach and 97 luxurious suites and bedrooms in 18 distinctive Moorish villas.
Colonizing Paradise: Landscape and Empire in the British West Indies
Ledgister delves into selected aspects of British and Caribbean historiography to compare and assess the development and evolution of Creole nationalism in the British West Indies.
Spice Bay is a special home with a tropical feel, built in the British West Indies style of architecture.
Their topics include the survival of slavery in Australia in the 20th century, legal and historical perspectives on slavery in Goa, historical representation and recording of child slaves on the sugar plantations of the British West Indies, and whether Aphra Behn's Oroonoko is an abolitionist or sympathist text.
LITTLE CAYMAN ISLAND, British West Indies - The dive master draws a line and writes 6,000 on the dive plan board.
In no small measure because of Drescher's previous scholarship, particularly his frontal assault on the influential economic interpretation of British antislavery by Eric Williams, the notion that slavery in the British West Indies had suffered a kind of market death no longer holds sway.
A British West Indies Airways (BWIA) aircraft ran off the runway at Miami International Airport, USA on 1 January.

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