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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.

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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information: The Barbados Statistical Service (NIS Bldg, Fairchild St, St Michael) produces selected monthly statistics and annual abstracts. Director of Statistical Service: Eric Straughn.Google Scholar
  2. Chandler, M.J., A Guide to Records in Barbados. Univ. of the West Indies, 1965Google Scholar
  3. Dann, G., The Quality of Life in Barbados. London, 1984.Google Scholar
  4. Hoyos, F. A., Barbados, Our Island Home. London, 1970.Google Scholar
  5. Barbados: A History from the Amerindians to Independence. London, 1978.Google Scholar
  6. Barbados: A Visitor’s Guide. London, 1983Google Scholar
  7. Library: The Barbados Public Library, Bridgetown. Acting Chief Librarian: Edwin Igill.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

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