In the wake of the 1919-1920 labor rebellions, organizers of Trinidad Workingmen's Association- joined by organizers of like-minded associations in Grenada, British Guiana
, Barbados, and Jamaica-adopted a reformist stance that emphasized more moderate economic and political goals, sought alliances with the British Labour Party in the metropole, and pursued change through the vehicle of constitutional reform.
Forty years later, the 1909 Handbook of British Guiana
confirmed that 'the area of tracts sold outright is ordinarily limited to from 25 to 100 acres' (Bayley 1909, 245-6), meaning that land prices were out of reach of the majority of the colony's population.
is indeed 'made-land,' with each plantation 'a complete island within itself; and dammed on all sides' " (Williams 1945, 360).
The first is to find out why Indian women have been excluded from the literature of leadership roles during indenture in British Guiana
. The second is to explore whether or not indentured Indian women were involved in leadership roles in British Guiana
The only surviving 1856 One Cent Magenta from British Guiana
was put on show at Sotheby's in London and it will be auctioned in New York on June 17.
The British Guiana
has not been on view publicly since 1987, when it was exhibited at Cupex 87 in Perth, Australia.
Subsequent sections proffer similar collections on mission in the Hebrides (today's Vanuatu), British Guiana
(today's Guyana), and Korea, detailing the work of the missionaries, deaconesses, doctors and nurses who answered the Great Commission's call.
In 1895, we clashed over the border between Venezuela and British Guiana
In 1838, the British and colonized Indian governments permitted sugar planters in British Guiana
to bring Indian indentured workers from India to their plantations.
She confines herself to the territories of the British West Indies, which in practice means the largest of them: Jamaica, Trinidad, and British Guiana
Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana
's Struggle for Independence, by Colin A.
While some of those officials have acknowledged interventions in countries such as Chile and British Guiana
, Rabe suggests that many Cold War-era officials have, in a manner of speaking, gotten away with murder.
This image was taken by Everard im Thurn, an English colonial administrator who served as curator of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society Museum in British Guiana
from 1877 to 1882.
Occasionally he reaches too far, as when he suggests that creolised Hindi sugar cane worker songs from British Guiana
'must surely also give voice for the Indian rubber workers of Southeast Asia' (p.