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history of the West Indian islands of Trinidad and Tobago, 1498-1900.

Gertrude Carmichael

history of the West Indian islands of Trinidad and Tobago, 1498-1900.

by Gertrude Carmichael

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Published by A. Redman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trinidad -- History,
  • Tobago -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2121 C33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination463p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14450249M

    Armed with this article alone will not guarantee you a in Trinidad-Tobago history but it will certainly give you an incisive and keen understanding regarding the fundamental forces that continue to shape Trinidad-Tobago Trinidad and Tobago consist of 23 islands. Trinidad is the biggest following by Tobago. At various points in its history, Tobago was held by the Dutch, the French and the English but was formally ceded to the UK in In the two islands merged to form a single colony. With the abolition of the African slave trade in , large influxes of indentured labourers from India were introduced by plantation owners.

    Indian Arrival Day, celebrated on 30th May, commemorates the arrival of the first Indian Indentured labourers from India to Trinidad, in May , on the ship Fatel Razack. The Fatel Razack brought not only a new labour force to assist in the economic development of Trinidad, but also a . There was little or no need for formal education in Trinidad. As a British West Indian island, the The Young Colonials: A Social History of Education in Trinidad and Tobago, Chapter 1-Foundations of Education in the Nineteenth Century

    The West Indies cricket team, nicknamed the Windies, is a multi-national men's cricket team representing the mainly English-speaking nations and territories in the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West players on this composite team are selected from a chain of fifteen Caribbean territories, which are parts of several different countries and dependencies.   History of the Oil Industry in Trinidad and Tobago Part 1 () History of the Oil Industry in Trinidad and Tobago Part 2 () History of the Oil Industry in Trinidad and Tobago Part 3 () Trinidad's Raj () Folklore of Trinidad and Tobago () Sidney Knox and the Birth of the Conglomerates ().


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History of the West Indian islands of Trinidad and Tobago, 1498-1900 by Gertrude Carmichael Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The History of the West Indian Islands of Trinidad and TobagoAuthor: Gertrude Carmichael. Gertrude Carmichael is the author of The History of the West Indian Islands of Trinidad and Tobago, ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, publ 3/5(1).

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 hands between the British. Don José María Chacón (1 January – 1 January ) was the last Spanish Governor of was responsible for signing the Cedula of Population in (which led to extensive French immigration to Trinidad), founded the city of San Fernando in and surrendered the island of Trinidad to a British fleet under the command of Sir Ralph Abercromby in When Tobago was amalgamated with Trinidad inthe laws of Trinidad were extended to the smaller island and, after a period, the revenues of the two islands were merged and Tobago’s debt to Trinidad cancelled.

Tobago was administered by a commissioner (later a warden) appointed by the colony’s Governor. Trinidad and Tobago, island country of the southeastern West consists of two main islands—Trinidad and Tobago—and several smaller islands.

Forming the two southernmost links in the Caribbean chain, Trinidad and Tobago lie close to the continent of South America, northeast of Venezuela and northwest of ad, by far the larger of the two main islands, has an area. Disclaimer: Viewers of this video may suffer with Trinbago tabanca, and it can only be cured with a trip to the islands.

Hope you enjoyed seeing the beauty of Trinidad and Tobago. It. In the Cayman Islands, Batabano, one of the youngest Carnival celebrations in the Caribbean, is a popular May event that celebrates African history in the Caribbean, as well as the success of the present and future Cayman word "Batabano" is a nod to the tracks that local sea turtles leave in the sand when they move from their nests to the beach, a term some speculate was chosen.

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 ( to 2, mm) but reach. Books shelved as trinidad-and-tobago: A House for Mr Biswas by V.S. Naipaul, The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey, Golden Child by Clai.

I chronicled the search for my ancestors in the book, Solving East Indian Roots in Trinidad Shamshu Dean's Family Tree.

Excerpt taken from: Deen, Shamshu. Solving East Indian Roots in Trinidad. Freeport: Shamshu Deen, Shamshu Deen, @ or telephone or An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO". The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a nation in the south Caribbean is 11 km (7 miles) away from country has two bigger islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and many smaller capital is country has about 1, people in it.

Trinidad and Tobago received independence from the United Kingdom on Aug The West Indies Federation, also known as the West Indies, the Federation of the West Indies or the West Indian Federation, was a short-lived political union that existed from 3 January to 31 May Various islands in the Caribbean that were colonies of the United Kingdom, including Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, and those on the Leeward and Windward Islands, came together to.

For food, fun and festivals, Port of Spain, the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, is your ideal Caribbean location. The country's complicated history connects indigenous, Spanish, English, French, African, Indian, Middle Eastern, Chinese and Portuguese cultures — and this wide array of influences is reflected throughout the city.

There’s always something going on in 'Town' as. imported from Trinidad proved very satisfactory. It is ironic that a variety from the West Indies should be the source of the decline of the West Indian tobacco crop!

By Virginia was able to ship nearly lbs ( kg) of tobacco to England in one year. In the total for St Kitts and Barbados.Ed.

Documents on British West Indian History, Port of Spain: Trinidad Publishing Company, Ed. The British West Indies at Westminster: Extracts from the Debates in Parliament. Port of Spain: Historical Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Constitutional Reform in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Portuguese of Trinidad and Tobago: Portrait of an Ethnic Minority by Jo-Anne S. Ferreira University of the West Indies Press Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.

Traditionally a navigating and migratory people, Portuguese settlers came to the Caribbean as early as the seventeenth century.

The ancestors of the modern.