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The history of Jamaica

Clinton Vane de Brosse Black

The history of Jamaica

by Clinton Vane de Brosse Black

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Published by Collins Educational in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jamaica -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClinton V. Black.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1881
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20575732M
    ISBN 100003293459

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    But the story of Jamaica Hospital goes way back to the ’s before Queens County became a part of the City of New York. The early history of our hospital was colorfully described in a book written earlier in the 20th Century by a member of the medical staff at the hospital named Francis G. Riley, M.D.   Mr. James’s novel, “The Book of Night Women,” focused on a young slave woman on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the turn of the 19th century, and in “Brief History,” he once again.

    The history of the Jews in Jamaica predominantly dates back to migrants from Spain and Portugal to the island since as well as migrants from France and United Kingdom. Starting in , many Jews began fleeing from Spain because of the persecution of the Holy Inquisition. When the English captured Jamaica from Spain in , the Jews who were living as conversos began to practice Judaism. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Long, Edward, History of Jamaica. New York: Arno Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.


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pop. 2,), 4, sq mi (10, sq km), coextensive with the island of Jamaica, West Indies, S of Cuba and W of a is the largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba and Hispaniola.

The capital and largest city is Kingston. Land and People Although largely a limestone plateau more than 3, ft ( m. The Caribbean island of Jamaica was inhabited by the Arawak tribes prior to the arrival of Columbus in Early inhabitants of Jamaica named the land "Xaymaca", meaning "Land of wood and water ".

The Spanish enslaved the Arawak, who were so ravaged by their conflict with the Europeans and by foreign diseases that nearly the entire native population was extinct by Brand new Book. The classic 3-volume History of Jamaica, first published in is presented in a new edition with an introduction by Howard Johnson.

The publication of Edward Long's History of Jamaica marked the first occasion on which an extended historical narrative was undertaken by an author with a prolonged association with the island.

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___ Brief History of Jamaica Little is known about the island’s early history, except that there are many traces of Arawak habitation, and that Arawaks, agriculturists who made good-quality textiles and pottery, were living there when Christopher Columbus landed on 14 Mayon his second American voyage of.

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Information has been gathered from different sources to encourage interest to research into your ancestral line. In the mids I attended a St Patrick’s Day party in Israel where most of us were Scottish, Welsh and Irish.

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History of Jamaica has been revised to bring the account of the island's history up to date. Many maps and photographs have also been added. This edition of the authoritative History of Jamaica covers the whole of the history of the island from the arrival of the Arawaks a thousand years ago until the present day.

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It is based on public records and archives, and the mass of pamphlet literature which had been published over the years/5(2).The abolition of slavery in freed a quarter million slaves, many of whom became small farmers. Jamaica gradually increased its independence from Britain.

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