5 edition of American West Indies found in the catalog.
American West Indies
A brief history of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and a description of early colonial life there serve as background for a discussion of present and future progress and prosperity in the Islands.
|LC Classifications||F1958.3 .H63|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 273 p.|
|Number of Pages||273|
|LC Control Number||74075691|
By: William H. Barker () Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These stories spread in various forms to other countries like the West Indies, Suriname, the Netherland Antilles, etc and can be still heard today. American slavery predates the founding of the United States. About a thousand at least, maybe, are sold to the West Indies, part of the Atlantic slave trade. Oh, yeah. A lot of the book .
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This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies. Plantation Coffee in Jamaica, was recently published by the University of the West Indies Press. *** Author of Plantation Coffee in Jamaica. Rather than compete directly with the Spanish and the Portuguese for territory on the South American mainland, they concentrated on gaining control of islands in the West Indies.
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American West Indies is a geographic region of the United States that includes Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Navassa (although this island is disputed by Haiti). See also [ edit ] British West Indies.
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Series in American studies National university publications Series in American studies: Editors: Charles Toth, Charles W. Toth: Publisher: Kennikat Press, Original from: University of Texas. Much of the growing affluence of North American ports like Boston, New York, and Philadelphia was likewise based on trade with the West Indies.
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Crafting the perfect book selection takes experience. West Indian Immigrants is a sweeping historical narrative and definitive empirical analysis that promises to change the way we think about what it means to be a black American.
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Mariana Franko (d. after ), free person of color in Curaçao, in the Dutch West Indies. She is known as the central figure in a famous court case. Benjamin Franklin (–), American statesman and philosopher, who owned as many as seven slaves before becoming a "cautious abolitionist.".
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The theme of "American Colonies" is enslavement, expansion, exploitation and 4/5(). About American Colonies. A multicultural, multinational history of colonial America from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Internal Enemy and American Revolutions In the first volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America, from the native.
Books shelved as west-indies: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, Voyager by Diana Gabaldon, A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, Lucy by Jamai. Jewish economic life in the Dutch West Indies, as in the North American colonies, consisted primarily of mercantile communities, with large inequities in the distribution of wealth.
Most Jews were shopkeepers, middlemen, or petty merchants who received encouragement and support from Dutch authorities. West Indies - West Indies - Colonialism: England was the most successful of the northwestern European predators on the Spanish possessions. In the English occupied part of Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts), and in they occupied Barbados.
Bywhen Jamaica was captured from a small Spanish garrison, English colonies had been established in Nevis, Antigua, and Montserrat. They built small ships of cedar: Bermuda and American independence / Henry C.
Wilkinson --The Spanish town papers: some sidelights on west indian privateering / E. Arnot Robertson --"Upon every principle of true policy": the West Indies in the second empire / Lowell J.
Ragatz --American and the British West Indies: the post-revolutionary. Olaudah Equiano was born in in Eboe, in what is now Nigeria. When he was about eleven, Equiano was kidnapped and sold to slave traders headed to the West Indies.
Though he spent a brief period in the state of Virginia, much of Equiano's time in slavery was spent serving the captains of slave ships and British navy vessels.
First published in 'Can be safely named unique and can never quite lose its value.' Times Literary Supplement. 'This should be bought not borrowed.' Saturday Review The publication in of the first authentic account of the provinces of New Spain and Central America by a well-known and educated Englishman excited widespread interest, and The English-American found many readers even.
When thinking about American history, there are a few important moments, events, and people that immediately come to mind: taxes and the revolution being some of them. Fewer people will discuss Jamestown, Columbus, and the natives.
Fewer still will mention the West Indies. These islands were a large economic hub for the British Empire and. "This startling book brings more fully to light the hold that the West Indies had on the American imagination in the era of the new republic and, as such, moves away from an idea of American exceptionalism to one of conflicted, trans-Caribbean notions of identity that affect the production of texts in a variety of genres: nonfiction prose.Get this from a library!
The American West Indies; Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. [Sabra Holbrook] -- A brief history of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and a description of early colonial life there serve as background for a discussion of present and future progress and prosperity in the Islands.But Mary Waters tells a very different story about immigrants from the West Indies, especially their children.
She finds that when the immigrants first arrive, their knowledge of English, their skills and contacts, their self-respect, and their optimistic assessment of American race relations facilitate their integration into the American.