A Description of British Guiana, Geographical and Statistical, Exhibiting Its Resources and Capabilities, Together with the Present and Future Condition and Prospects of the Colony: Exhibiting Resources and Capabilities.....

A Description of British Guiana, Geographical and Statistical, Exhibiting Its Resources and Capabilities, Together with the Present and Future Condition and Prospects of the Colony: Exhibiting Resources and Capabilities.....

by Sir Robert Schomburg

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Overview

A comprehensive study of the island that was once Britain's foremost colonial possession in the Western Hemisphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138011083
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/1970
Series: Cass Library of West Indian Studies , #10
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I Geographical Description 1

Physical Aspect of the Colony 3

Geology 7

Rivera 11

Climate 17

Vegetable Productions 28

Animal Kingdom 37

Statistics of British Guiana 41

Inhabitants 42

Religious and Public Instruction 52

Public Income and Expenditure 57

Staple Products and Commerce 60

Form of Government, Civil Constitution, &c., of the Colony 69

Towns and Villages 73

Brief Historical Records of the present Colony of British Guiana 81

II Resources and Capabilities of British Guiana 88

III The Present Condition and Future Prospects of the Colony 118

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