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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(14) "There are serious indications from many directions that Trinidad, and perhaps the British West Indies generally, are on a social volcano...
Coupling the Lowcountry with the British West Indies is not new, as Mulcahy acknowledges.
The route, which was the company's foray into the British West Indies, expanded, extended and branched quickly.
Ledgister, Only West Indians: Creole Nationalism in the British West Indies. Trenton, N.J: Africa World Press, 2010.
Jumeirah Hotels Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel group and member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement with Conch Bay Development Ltd, the development company owned by the Kentish and Lake families, to operate a luxury resort hotel and luxury resort residences on the island of Anguilla, British West Indies, in the Caribbean.
New routes to Maine, Missouri and the British West Indies take the airline's service network to 39 cities.
Hugh Thomas's study shows that an estimated 4,000,000 (34.4%) Africans were transported to Brazil; another 2,500,000 (22.1%) to the Spanish Empire; 2,800,000 (17.1%) to the British West Indies; 1,600,000 (14.1%) to the French West Indies; 500,000 (4.4%) to British North America; 500,000 (4.4%) to the Dutch West Indies; 28,000 (0.2%) to the Danish West Indies; 200,000 (1.8%) to Europe and the islands, a total of over 11,328,000.
Which social reformer's campaign led to the end of slave trading in the British West Indies in 1807?
Although, in a sense, almost all of the inhabitants of the British West Indies were immigrants, in all but two of these colonies--British Guiana and Trinidad--African-Caribbeans were dominant in the population.
In which board game might you encounter of slave trading in the British West Indies in 1807?
Pickens Hospital in Greenville, SC, was elected vice president of the Benjamin Rush Society (BRS) at its annual meeting January 20-22, 2010, in Grand Cayman, British West Indies. The Benjamin Rush Society is an invitation-only organization dedicated to the exchange of ideas and information and to encouragement of the best application and utilization of psychiatric knowledge, principles, and treatment among leaders in the field of psychiatry.
Hammet is important because he later established a network of largely black churches in low-country South Carolina and Georgia, coastal North Carolina, and the British West Indies, which helped foster Afro-Atlantic Christianity in those regions.
The island was the home for indentured Irish Catholic servants in the British West Indies and the influence of their culture is still felt today.
The eco-friendly wedding took place on the wedding lawn at the Cap Juluca Resort on the beautiful island of Anguilla in the British West Indies.
I now live in the Turks and Caicos Is, British West Indies and have done for near 20 years.
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