4 edition of Trinidad and the other West India islands and colonies. found in the catalog.
|Statement||By Daniel Hart.|
|LC Classifications||F2121 .H32|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||250|
|LC Control Number||24031382|
Many of the islands are mountainous, and some have partly active volcanoes. Hurricanes occur frequently, but the warm climate (tempered by northeast trade winds) and the clear tropical seas have made the West Indies a very popular resort area. Some 34 million people live on the islands, and the majority of inhabitants are of black African descent. Britain’s West Indian territories in were spread across a wide area, from the mainland colonies of British Guiana (now Guyana) and British Honduras (now Belize) to Jamaica and all the islands spreading in an arc between Trinidad and Florida .
The first ship-load of Indians arrived in Trinidad on the ‘Fatel Rozack’ on 10th May, Over the whole period of immigration () a total of , people came to Trinidad from India. The great majority came from the British Indian provinces along the Ganges river, especially the United Provinces Bihar and Orissa, while a. West Indies Federation, image by Mark Sensen. The West Indies Federation was formed out of the then British colonies in the West Indies in and it collapsed in Its flag was a blue field bearing four equally-spaced horizontal wavy lines with a gold disk over the middle two lines in the centre of the flag.
establish colonies in Tobago, Trinidad, and the Windward Islands, but they were unsuccessful largely because of the fierce opposition of the Carib Indians. The settlement of Jamaica came as a result of the failure of Penn and Venables in their attack on Hispaniola. A motley force gathered in England and Bar. Studies also show that West Indian immigrants contributed an abnormally high proportion of convicts and hospital patients. The Colonial Hospital records for show 5, admissions, natives from India accounted 1,, Trinidad Creoles 1, , Barbadians alone numbered 1, and from the other islands Prof. Brereton notes that a.
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Addeddate Pages: Rock Island is a small island in Trinidad and Tobago, part of the Five Islands group of islands.
It is located in the Gulf of Paria, approximately 2 kilometres off the main island of Trinidad from Point Gourde. Of the "Five Islands", which are actually made up of six different islands, Rock is the second smallest (after Craig Island) and the most western of the tion: Uninhabited ().
Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and island lies 11 km ( mi) off the northeastern coast of Venezuela and sits on the continental shelf of South America.
It is often referred to as the southernmost island in the an area of 4, km 2 (1, sq mi), it is also the fifth largest in the West IndiesLocation: Eastern Caribbean. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Trinidad and the Other West India Islands and Colonies at ce: $ The history of Trinidad begins with the settlements of the islands by islands were explored by Christopher Columbus on his third voyage in Tobago changed hands between the British, French, Dutch, and Courlanders, but eventually ended up in British ad remained in Spanish hands untilbut it was largely settled by French.
The West Indies is a geologically complex island system consisting of 7, islands and islets stretching over 3, km from the Florida peninsula of North America south-southeast to the northern coast of Venezuela.
These islands include active volcanoes, low-lying atolls, raised limestone islands, and large fragments of continental crust containing tall mountains and. Photo, Print, Drawing Colonial empire introducing the Caribbean colonies / / issued by the Central Office of Information, London. About this Item.
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The proceedings were orderly and the situation could not be described, as in the other colonies, as a labour rebellion. The West India Royal Commission The decision of the British Government to appoint the West India Royal Commission was a response to the cumulative effect of the labour rebellions in the region.
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The history of Trinidad and Tobago begins with the settlements of the islands by Amerindians, specifically the Island Carib and Arawak peoples. Both islands were visited by Christopher Columbus on his third voyage in and claimed in the name of Spain.
Trinidad remained in Spanish hands untilbut it was largely settled by French colonists. Tobago changed. The West Indies have a tropical maritime maximum temperatures over most of the region range from the mids F (upper 20s C) from December to April to the upper 80s F (low 30s C) from May to November.
Nighttime temperatures are about 10 °F (6 °C) cooler. Most islands experience a wet and a dry season; annual rainfall totals range from 30 to 80 inches. British West Indies: Territories or Former Colonies of Great Britain Summary: The British West Indies is a term/location that refers to the islands in the Caribbean that were or are territories or former colonies of Great Britain.
Islands proper include: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Viranjini Munasinghe is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian American Studies at Cornell University. Her new book, Callaloo or Tossed Salad?:East Indians and the Cultural Politics of Identity in Trinidad (Cornell University Press, ), is an historical and ethnographic study of an Indian community in the Caribbean, with an emphasis on the politics of cultural.
John Lamont of Cedar Grove and Benmore (–) was born in Argyllshire inthe son of a local gentry laird and a woman of ‘inferior station’, whose opposing social backgrounds prohibited their marriage. 21 Lamont was registered and baptised the same year as the ‘natural son’ (that is, a recognised child born out of wedlock) of James Lamont of Knockdow and Isabel Cited by: 1.
The West Indies, more commonly referred to as the Caribbean, consists of three major island groups: the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles.
The Greater Antilles include some of the most well-known individual islands, including Cuba and Puerto Rico.
The Greater Antilles also include Jamaica and Hispaniola, the two-nation. A discussion of T&T’s history of slavery from noted historian Bridget Brereton from the Trinidad Express. As an institution, slavery in Trinidad was essentially the same as in the other Caribbean colonies, especially those belonging to France and Britain.
Enslaved people were legally chattels who were bought and sold like any other type of property. West Indies - West Indies - The Pre-Columbian period: Hispanic control of the West Indies began in with Christopher Columbus’s first landing in the New World and was followed by the partitioning of the region by the Spanish, French, British, Dutch, and Danish during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Before the colonization of the West Indies, however, pre-Columbian peoples .The million untold stories of India's bonded labourers who settled in the Caribbeans, and why it matters of various British colonies between and and other southern states in.The Spaniards subdued and enslaved the native Caribs and Arawaks but until the late s paid little attention to Trinidad as other ventures were more profitable.
As a result, Trinidad's population was only 2, in Amerindians composed 74 percent of that total (2,).