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Bahamas

Commonwealth of The Bahamas
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

For most of the period from the 17th century, the Bahamas were governed by Britain. Internal self-government with cabinet responsibility was introduced on 7 Jan. 1964 and full independence achieved on 10 July 1973.

Keywords

Offshore Banking Financial Action Task Bicameral Legislature Automatic Telephone System Free National Movement 
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Further Reading

  1. Cash, P., et al., Making of Bahamian History. London, 1991Google Scholar
  2. Craton, M. and Saunders, G., Islanders in the Stream: a History of the Bahamian People. 2 vols. Univ. of Georgia Press, 1998Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2003

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  • Barry Turner

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