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Author Schomburg, Sir Robert

Title History of Barbados
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (755 pages)
Series Cass library of West Indian studies ; no. 19
Cass library of West Indian studies ; no. 19
Contents Chapter V. Events from the appointment of Colonel Russel as Governor in 1694 to the death of President Banvick in 1733Chapter VI. Occurrences from Lord Howe's arrival in 17723 to the death of Governor Spry in 1772; Chapter VII. Period from the Administration of President Rous in 1772 to the departure of Major-General Cunninghanle in 1783; Chapter VIII. Period from the Aministration of President Dotin in 1783 to the arrival of Lord Seaforth in 1801; Chapter IX. Period from the Peace of Amiens in 1802 to Lord Seaforth's departure in 1806
Chapter X. Period from the Administration of President Spooner in 1806 to the instahnent of Sir Jaines Leith as GoernerChapter XI. Period from Sir James Leith's New Expedition to the French Islands in 1815 to the appointment of Lord Combermere as Governor in 1817; Chapter XII. Events during Lord Combermere's Adolinistration, from his arrival in 1817 to his departure in 1820; Chapter XIII. Period from the Administration of President Skeete in 1820 to the death of George the Fourth in 1830
Chapter XIV. From the renewal of the comerical intercourse between the United States and the British West Indies to the departure of Sir James Lyon in 1833Chapter XV. Administration of Sir Lionel Smith as Governer-Genral of the Windward Islands, from 1833 to 1836; Chapter XVI. Occurrences during the Administration of Sir Evan John Murray MacGregor as Governor-General from 1836 to 1841; Chapter XVII. The Administration of Sir Charles Grey as Governor of Barbados from 1842 to 1846
Front Cover; The History of Barbados; Copyright Page; Contents; Part I: Geographical and Statistical Description of the Island; Chapter I. Introductory Remarks on the West Indian Archipelago in general; Chapter II. Geographical Position of the Island of Barhados; Chapter III. General Outline and Aspect; Chapter IV. Introducton Remarks on Climate in general; Chapter V. Climatology and Meteorological Phenomena in Barbados; Chapter VI. Civil and Social State of Barbados; Chapter VII. Political Geography; Chapter VIII. Local Geography
Part II. Narrative of Events from the Settlement of the Island to the Year 1846Chapter I. Period from the Settlement of the Island to the Insurrection of Slaves in 1649; Chapter II. Period from the Death of the Earl of Carlisle to the Administration of Colonel Modyford in 1660; Chapter III. Period from Lord Willoughby's restoration, as Governor, to his death in 1674; Chapter IV. Period from the appointment of Sir Jonathan Atkins as Governor in 1674, to the return of the Barbados Regiment
Summary This classic in West Indian history is invaluable, not only for a study of the history of Barbados, but for its wealth of information about the island
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Natural history -- Barbados
HISTORY -- Caribbean & West Indies -- General.
Natural history.
Barbados -- Description and travel.
Barbados -- History
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136259546