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Barbados

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Barbados was occupied by the British in 1627 and during its colonial history never changed hands. Full internal self-government was attained in 1961. Barbados became an independent sovereign state within the Commonwealth on 30 Nov. 1966 and is a member of the United Nations and the Organization of American States.

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Books of Reference

  1. statistical information. The Barbados Statistical Service (Garrison, St Michael) produces selected monthly statistics and annual abstracts. Government Statistician: C. G. Alleyne, AIS.Google Scholar
  2. Barbados Economic Survey, 1970 Google Scholar
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  6. Starkey, O. P., Commercial Geography of Barbados. Indiana Univ. Press, 1961Google Scholar
  7. library. The Barbados Public Library, Bridgetown. Librarian: Chalmer St Hill, BA.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

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