America S Virgin Islands

Author: William W. Boyer
ISBN: 9781594606878
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This second edition of America's Virgin Islands by William W. Boyer is the only history of the United States' territory covering the period from 1492 to 2010.

Ethnic Groups Of The Americas

Author: James Minahan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610691636
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tropical bird that migrates annually from island to island in the Caribbean, the
newcomers now represent over 30 percent of the total population of the two
territo— ries. There is also a movement among the Virgin Islanders, particularly
the Afro— Caribbean majority, for a greater role in the social and economic
decisions tradi— tionally made by the minority of European descent. Further
Reading Boyer, William. America 's Virgin Islands.' A History of Human Rights
and Wrongs. Durham ...

Owning Memory

Author: Jeannette Allis Bastian
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780313320088
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Dookhan, A History of the Virgin Islands of the United States, 48, 61. The difficulty
of finding settlers initially forced to Danes to conscript prisoners as laborers on
the plantations. Dookhan refers to the "low quality of the Danes who had been
brought over as laborers," 61 . 6. Both Boyer, America's Virgin Islands, 13, and
Dookhan, A History of the Virgin Islands of the United States, 29, discuss the
economic imperative for a labor force that drove the development of slavery.
Boyer notes ...

Colonial Constitutionalism

Author: E. Robert Statham
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739104323
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35. Jean Deveaux, "Virgin Islands' Anti-Discrimination Act," The New York Times
(8 October 1950), 17, as cited in William Boyer, America 's Virgin Islands: A
History of Human Rights and Wrongs (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press,
1983), 213. 36. See Stanley A. De Smith, Microstates and Micronesia: Problems
of America's Pacific Islands and Other Minute Territories (New York: New York
University Press, 1970), 63. 37. See, for example, E. Robert Statham Jr., "
Reformation of ...

Fodor S U S British Virgin Islands

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
ISBN: 110187886X
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This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Coverage of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and other ...

Britain And The Americas

Author: Will Kaufman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851094318
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Despite this early Spanish claim, it was not until 1648 that the Virgin Islands were
first settled by Europeans (the Dutch). In the decades following the European
encounter, the BVI were known for two things: for copper, and as a landmark for
sailing vessels. By the early 1500s a small copper mine had been established on
Virgin Gorda. However, when larger mineral deposits were discovered in South
America, the Spanish quickly abandoned the insignificant mine on Virgin Gorda
to ...