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Colonial Caribbean

Uniform Title
Colonial Caribbean (Adam Matthew Digital (Firm))
Colonial Caribbean.
Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital
Physical Description
1 online resource
Began in 2021.
Local Notes
Primary remote access for Yale University authorized users is through EZproxy; resource may also be accessed through Yale’s Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Access is available to the Yale community.
Includes contemporary essays, video interview, and individual introductory guides for each colony.
Interface in English; contents chiefly in English, with some content in French and Spanish. A few items contain text in Dutch, Danish, German, Latin, or Arabic.
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Digital resource covering three centuries of Caribbean history from 1624 to 1870 drawn from the archives of the British Colonial Office. Records include: administrative documentation, trade and shipping records, minutes of council meetings, and details of plantation life, colonial settlement, imperial rivalries across the region, and the growing concern of absentee landlords. The colonies include: Anguilla, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Berbice, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras, British Virgin Islands, Curaçao, Demarara, Dominica, Essequibo, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Bartholomew, St. Christopher (St. Kitts), St. Croix, Santo Domingo, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, St. Vincent, Suriname, Tobago, Tortola, Trinidad, and Turks and Caicos.
Variant and related titles
Subtitle: Colonial Office files from the National Archives, United Kingdom <November 1, 2021>
Economic change and indentured labor, 1850-1870.
Databases / Online
English; Miscellaneous languages
Added to Catalog
January 11, 2022
Module 1. Settlement, slavery, and empire, 1624-1832
Module 2. Colonial government and abolition, 1833-1849
Module 3. Economic change and indentured labour, 1850-1870.
Records (Documents)
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Adam Matthew Digital (Firm), publisher.
British Library, issuing body.
National Archives (Great Britain), current owner.

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