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


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.


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Books of Reference

  1. Barbados Development Plan, 1979–83 Google Scholar
  2. Chandler, M. J., A Guide to Records in Barbados. Univ. of the West Indies, 1965Google Scholar
  3. Hoyos, F. A., Barbados, Our Island Home. London, 1970.—Barbados: A History from the Amerindians to Independence. London, 1978.—Barbados: A Visitor’s Guide. London, 1983Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1984

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  • John Paxton

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