British-Controlled Trinidad and Venezuela: A History of Economic Interests and Subversions, 1830-1962

British-Controlled Trinidad and Venezuela: A History of Economic Interests and Subversions, 1830-1962

by Kelvin Singh

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789766402372
Publisher: UWI Press
Publication date: 10/31/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xiii

1 The Historical Setting 1

2 Rebels and Refugees 28

3 Surtax, Contraband and Patos Islet 59

4 Asphalt, Revolution and Blockade 89

5 Relations with the Gómez Regime 124

6 Patos, Soldado and Submarine Oil 158

7 Britain, Trinidad and Venezuela in a Changing Geopolitical Environment 189

8 Conclusion 226

Notes 231

Selected Bibliography 277

Index 287

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