Bibliographies Indexes

Download Antigua and Barbuda by Riva Berleant-Schiller, Susan Lowes, Milton Benjamin PDF

By Riva Berleant-Schiller, Susan Lowes, Milton Benjamin

Show description

Read Online or Download Antigua and Barbuda PDF

Similar bibliographies & indexes books

Catalogue of English Bible Translations: A Classified Bibliography of Versions and Editions Including Books, Parts, and Old and New Testament Apocrypha ... and Indexes in Religious Studies)

Whereas different Bible catalogs can be found, this finished reference publication is destined to develop into the traditional within the box. Chamberlin's one-volume paintings lines the e-book heritage of a number of variants of Bible translations and gives precious decriptive annotations. The catalog not just contains whole Bibles, but in addition previous and New Testaments, partial texts, commentaries that come with translations, kid's Bibles, Apocryphal writings, and the Koran, besides.

Gender Equity in Education: An Annotated Bibliography

Contemporary stories convey that, both consciously or unconsciously, academics aren't training gender fairness within the lecture room. Boys are referred to as on extra at school than ladies and are inspired to pursue careers from which ladies are excluded simply because they're considered much less able. severe questions come up for educators and counselors during this time of accelerating wisdom of the results of gender bias, comparable to what includes a gender-fair schooling and the way can gender fairness develop into a part of the school room curriculum?

Church and State in Historical Perspective: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies & Indexes in Religious Studies)

The topic of church and kingdom is one in detail linked to the background of Christianity and Western civilization. even if, the topic is person who is under no circumstances restricted to anybody non secular culture, civilization, or interval of historical past. relatively, it's a topic that has old and common importance to all cultures and non secular traditions through the global.

Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering

What do buildings resembling the Eiffel Tower, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the concrete roofs of Pier Luigi Nervi have in universal? in response to this publication, now in its first paperback version, all are remarkable examples of structural artwork, an exhilarating shape distinctive from both structure or desktop layout. Aided through a few lovely illustrations, David Billington discusses top structural engineer-artists, reminiscent of John A.

Additional resources for Antigua and Barbuda

Sample text

A British company, whose Antigua Sugar Factory, at Gunthorpes, began grinding cane in December 1904. Within a few years, Henckell DuBuisson had monopolized sugar production. The remaining resident proprietors, stymied by the Antigua Sugar Factory monopoly, continued to leave: the white population was down to 914 by 1924, and had by then become increasingly aged and female. This dismal economic situation provided an unprecedented opportunity for the non-white population. Although the pace was so slow that Antiguans called any advancement 'walking in a dead man's shoes', racial barriers to educational and occupational advance began to fall, and a new non-white middle class began to ascend the economic ladder.

In 1926, a visitor reported that 'Poverty stalks over the island, such abject poverty, it seemed to me, as I did not encounter among any of the larger islands of the whole West Indies .. '. The Antigua Sugar Factory and its associated estates extended their hold on the economy. The new middle class began to agitate for the return of an elected Legislative Council. The West Indian Unofficial Conference, held in Dominica in 1932, passed resolutions urging fully elected councils, and the British sent out a commission to look into the issue.

The planters' decision on cane payment was reversed. This was an important moment in Antigua's history because it signalled that the balance of power between management and labour had begun to shift toward labour, although it would take another twenty years for the shift to become clear and another forty for it to become consolidated. The economy continued its decline through the 1920s and 1930s. In 1926, a visitor reported that 'Poverty stalks over the island, such abject poverty, it seemed to me, as I did not encounter among any of the larger islands of the whole West Indies ..

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 42 votes