British West Indies

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the islands in the West Indies that were formerly under British control, including the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad

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Coupling the Lowcountry with the British West Indies is not new, as Mulcahy acknowledges.
Chapter Two, "Racist Rantings, Travellers' Tales, and a Creole Counterblast," deals with the impact on the British West Indies of racist ideas and writings by men such as James Froude, Thomas Carlyle, and Charles Kingsley.
For Kerr-Ritchie, Emancipation Day opens a window onto the role that ordinary black men and women played in the abolition movement, whether in the British West Indies, the United States, or British Canada.
These sentiments are expressed clearly by the veterans, termed "black patriots" by the narrator, as they describe the pride felt when they eventually enlisted in the British West Indies Regiment.
In fact, only three other publications to date have made it their objective to contribute to the difficult task of documenting the history of Chinese settlement in the Caribbean: Walton Look-Lai's two works, Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918 (1993) and The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995: A Documentary History (2000); and Trev Sue-a-Quan's Cane Reapers: Chinese Indentured Immigrants in Guyana (2003).
It's the capital of the Caymans, noticeably part of the British West Indies and named after George III, that king of England we know so well.
During the First World War more than 15,000 West Indian volunteers enlisted in the British West Indies Regiment, battalions from which served in France, Palestine, Egypt and Italy.
Dalvang, 40, a Dane who worked for Scandinavian airline SAS, was flying from Trinidad to Copenhagen with British West Indies Airways when he was stopped by customs officers at Heathrow on February 14.
Uppsala, 1972), where he argues that activist Christian missionaries in the British West Indies accelerated the final abolition of slavery there in 1833.
It has also acquired a strategic interest in a call center operator (Teltek International Ltd) based in the British West Indies.
For me, however, the cacophony is fading: I am heading for Pine Cay in the British West Indies, a quiet getaway in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Before 1776, Anglophone America included Nova Scotia, the thirteen colonies that would revolt, and the British West Indies.
It started with the North American colonies, then (after independence) spread to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and the British West Indies.
It's been ten years since Beth Shapiro first learned on the late-evening news that Martha Alsup, her therapist, and Alsup's partner had been murdered--apparently targeted because they were two women traveling together--while vacationing on a private beach in Anguilla, an island in the British West Indies.
Much as colonial America was the linchpin of a "triangle trade" between Great Britain and the British West Indies, Mars might become a key intermediary for economic activities elsewhere in space.
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