Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography

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BEACHEY, Raymond Wendell - The British West Indies Sugar Industry in the Late 19th Century. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell) 189 pages hb, tables, biblio, 1957 1st ed; (Westport, CT: Greenwood P) 189 pages hb, tables, biblio, dj, 1978 rep. History. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Plantations. Caribbean area. The classic study of the problems faced by the sugar industry from the time of the Encumbered Estates Act to the cessation of the European sugar bounties in 1903. Bar, Bay, Be.A, BL, Car, Com, Gos, Gri, LOC, W&D, Wilk.

 

BEALS, Carleton - The Crime of Cuba. (Philadelphia: Lippincott) 467 pages hb, 1933 1st ed; (Philadelphia and Canada: JB Lippincott) 467 pages hb, 1934; (New York: Arno P. Salem, NH: Ayer Co, American Imperialism, Viewpoints of US Foreign Policy 1898-1941 Series) 467 pages hb, 1970 rep. Descriptive. International relations. United States. Cuba. Extremely critical of the US policy. The 1970 is a reprint of the 1st edition. Author (1893-?). Bay, Bow, LOC, Tra.

 

BEALS, Carleton - Latin America: World in Revolution. (New York: Abelard-Schuman) 352 pages, 1963. Descriptive. Latin America. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. Chi.

 

BEALS, Carleton - Rifle Rule in Cuba. (New York: Provisional Committee for Cuba) 31 pages pamph, 1935. Descriptive. Cuba. Bay, LOC.

 

BEALS, Carleton - [US radical journalist and author (1893-?).]

 

BEAN, Marjorie Louise Geallymere – [Bermuda educator (1909-?). See: NE Musson. LOC.]

 

BEARD, John Reilly - The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island and a Sketch of its History to the Present Period. (London: Ingram, Cooke & Co) xi,335 pages 12mo hb, 7 plates, maps, 1853 1st ed; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 335 pages hb, plates, maps, 1970 facs ed. Descriptive. Revolution. Toussaint L’Ouverture. Haiti. A biography. 1st edition scarce. An electronic copy of this work may be read at the following web page. BL, Bow, Cu.W, Gos, Lag, LOC, Sab 4125.

 

BEARD, John Reilly - Toussaint L'Overture: A Biography and an Autobiography. (Boston: James Redpath) 372 pages 12mo hb, frontis, 1 portrait, ills, 1 map, 1863 1st ed; (Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P, The Black Heritage Library Collection) 366 pages hb, ills, 1 map, 1971 facs ed. Descriptive. Revolution. Toussaint L’Overture. Haiti. A biography. A reprint, with some variations, of his "Life of Toussaint . . ." Edited by J Redpath. 1st edition scarce. An electronic copy of this work may be read at the following web page. Ch.H, Lag, LOC, Sab 42356.

 

BEARD, John Reilly - [Unitarian minister and writer (1800-1870). DNB.]

 

BEARD, John Stewart - Forestry and Timber in the Windward and Leeward Islands. (Port-of-Spain: Guardian) 1945. Forestry. Timber. Leeward Islands. Windward Islands. Caribbean area. An official government report. Scarce.

 

BEARD, John Stewart - Forestry in the Leeward Islands: Barbuda. (Bridgetown: Advocate Co, Development & Welfare in the WI, Bulletin No 7B) 13 pages pamph, [ca 1945]. Forestry. Barbuda. An official government report. A supplement to the report on Antigua in Bulletin No 7 by JC Cater. Scarce. Be.A, Co.C, Com.

 

BEARD, John Stewart - Forestry in the Leeward Islands: The British Virgin Islands. (Bridgetown: Development & Welfare in the WI, Bulletin No 7A, Advocate Co) 16 pages pamph, [1945]. Forestry. Tortola. British Virgin Islands. An official government report. Scarce. Co.C, Com, Mol.

 

BEARD, John Stewart - Forestry in the Windward Islands. (Bridgetown: Advocate Co, Development & Welfare in the WI, Bulletin No 11) 183 pages, [1943]. Forestry. Windward Islands. St Vincent. Grenada. St Lucia. Dominica. An official government report. Scarce. Co.C, Mom, My.R.

 

BEARD, John Stewart - The Natural Vegetation of the Windward and Leeward Islands. (Oxford: Clarendon P, Oxford Forestry Memoirs, No 21) 192 pages hb, maps, diagrams, photos, biblio, 1949. Botany. Natural vegetation. Windward Islands. Leeward Islands. Caribbean area. Contains detailed descriptions and is considered still the best introduction to the plant geography of the Lesser Antilles. Bay, Be.A, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, LOC, My.D, My.R, Pot

 

BEARD, John Stewart - The Natural Vegetation of Trinidad. (Oxford: Clarendon P, Oxford Forestry Memoirs, No 20) 152 pages hb, plates, 1 map, 1946; (ibidem) 192 pages hb, plates, 1 map, biblio, 1949. Botany. Natural vegetation. Environment. Trinidad. Bay, BL, Ch.T, Co.C, Com, LOC, Pos.

 

BEARD, John Stewart - [British colonial forestry officer (fl 1943-1949); assistant conservator of forests in the Colonial Forest Service.]

 

BEARDMORE, J - A Narrative of Facts; with Animadversions on the Conduct of Certain Persons. (London) 126 pages 8vo, 1788. History. Barbados. A detailed account of business swindles against him involving, amongst others, one James Allen of Barbados, otherwise not related to the WI. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Han.

 

BEASLEY, Cyril George - A Fiscal Survey of Barbados. (Bridgetown: Cole's Printery, Development & Welfare in the WI) 107 pages, tables, [1952]. Colonial administration. Economics. Taxation. Barbados. An official government report. Bar, Com, LOC, W&D.

 

BEASLEY, Cyril George, and Swithin Adalbert SCHOUTEN - Montserrat Cotton Industry Enquiry. Report. (Plymouth: sn) 66 pages pamph, [ca 1953]. Colonial administration. Agriculture. Cotton. Economics. Montserrat. An official government report. Scarce. Co.C, Com, W&D.

 

BEATSON, John - Compassion the Duty and Dignity of Man, and Cruelty the Disgrace of his Nature . . . (Hull: By the Author) 64 pages 8vo pamph, [1789]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. A sermon. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Rag.

 

BEATSON, John - A Sermon, occasioned by that Branch of British Commerce which extends to the Human Species. (Hull: Printed for the Author by G Prince) 64 pages 8vo pamph, 1789. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. A sermon against the trade. Exceptionally scarce. LOC, Sab 4144.

 

BEATSON, Robert - Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain, from the Year 1727 to the Present Time. (London: J Strachan. Edinburgh: P Hill) 3 vols, 8vo, 1790 1st ed; (London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme) 6 vols, 8vo, 1804-1806, 2nd ed; (Boston: Gregg P) 6 vols, 1972 rep. Naval. Admiralty. Great Britain. Caribbean area. For the WI, see Vols 4, 5 and 6. By a British writer (1742-1818). 1st edition exceptionally scarce; 2nd edition very scarce. BL, DNB, LOC, Rag, Sab 4145.

 

BEATTIE, James - An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism. (Edinburgh: Printed for A Kincaid & J Bell. London: Sold by E&C Dilly) viii,503 pages 8vo, 1770; (ibidem) 568 pages 8vo, 1772 2nd rev ed; (London: E&C Dilly) 514 pages 8vo, 1772 3rd ed; (Dublin: Thomas Ewing) iv,368 pages 12mo, 1773 3rd rev ed; (London: E&C Dilly) 518 pages 8vo, 1773 4th ed; (ibidem) 518 pages 8vo, 1774 5th ed; (Edinburgh: William Creech) xvi,475 pages 8vo, 1777 6th rev ed; (London: E&C Dilly. Edinburgh: William Creech) xvi,475 pages 8vo, 1778 6th rev ed; (London: William Baynes) iv,371 pages 8vo, 1810 9th ed; (London: Lackington, Allen & Co) iv,371 pages 22 cm 8vo, [1] leaf of plates, 1810 10th ed; (New York: Garland Publishers) viii,503 pages, 1983 rep. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. By a Scottish poet and professor of moral philosophy (1735-1803); web page. 1st edition very scarce. BL, DNB, LOC.

 

BEATTIE, John Walter et al – The Puerto Rican Singer. (New York: American Book Co) 219 pages, ills, [1948]. Folklore. Music. Song. Puerto Rico. Includes the lyrics and music of game songs and traditional tunes. Viv.

 

[BEATTY, KJ] - Bermuda Law Reports: Some Decisions of the Supreme Court of Bermuda during the Period 1904-1924. (Hamilton: Gov’t Printer) 2 vols, 1925-1927. Law. Supreme Court. Bermuda. A collection of case reports. Scarce. LOC, New, Pat.

 

BEATTY, Noelle B - Let's Visit Suriname. (New York: Chelsea House, Places & Peoples of the World Series) 96 pages hb, 50 col and b&w ills, 1988; (ibidem) 1997. Descriptive. Suriname. A children's book. Bow, LOC, Whi.

 

BEATTY, Paul B, Jr - A History of the Lutheran Church in Guiana. (Georgetown: Privately published) viii,134 pages pb, ills, 1970. History. Church. Religion. Lutherans. Guyana. Gos, LOC.

 

BEAUCHAMP, Viscount – [See: GG Stonestreet]

 

BEAUFOY, Henry Hanbury - The Speech of Mr Beaufoy, Tuesday, the 18th June 1788, in a Committee of the Whole House, on a Bill for Regulating the Conveyance of Negroes from Africa to the West Indies. To Which Are Added Observations on he Evidence Adduced against the Bill. (London: Printed by J Phillips) iv,37,[3] pages 8vo pamph, 1789. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Opposes the trade. Prefatory note by G Sharp. By a Whig MP (1750-1795). The only edition; exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W, DNB, GL, LOC, Rag, Sab 4166.

 

BEAUJON, JHR - Code of Civil Procedure for the Colony of Curacao. (Willemstad: Printed by ALS Muller & CJ & AW Neuman Fz) vii,246 pages, 1875; Willemstad: Printed by CA & AW Neuman Fz) iii,127 pages, 1876. Law. Codes. Civil Procedure. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Very scarce. Bay, LOC.

 

BEAUJON, JHR - Provision for the Regulation of the Office of the Conservator of Mortgages, and of their Bookkeeping in the Colony of Curacao. (Willemstad: Printed by ALS Muller & CJ & AW Newman Fz) 12 pages pamph, 1875. Law. Land. Mortgages. Conservators. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Exceptionally scarce. LOC.

 

BEAUJON, JHR - Regulation of Order for the Internal Service at the Judicial Colleges and Cantonjustices in the Colony of Curacao. (Willemstad: Printed by ALS Muller & CJ & AW Newman Fz) 12 pages pamph, 1875. Law. Education. Judicial Colleges. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Exceptionally scarce. LOC.

 

BEAUJON, JHR - Regulation on the Notarial Office in the Colony of Curacao. (Willemstad: Printed by ALS Muller & CJ & AW Newman Fz) 16 pages pamph, 1875. Law. Notarial Office. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Exceptionally scarce. LOC.

 

[BEAULAC, Willard Leon] - Dominican Action 1965: Intervention or Cooperation. (Washington, DC) 85 pages, 1 folding map, 1966. International relations. US intervention, 1965. United States. Dominican Republic. By a US diplomat (1899-1990); ambassador to Cuba. Bay, LOC.

 

BEAULIEU, J - Survey of Marine Life, Coral Communities and Coastal Features of Nevis. ([Montreal]: Vanier College P) 1990. Marine resources. Coral reefs. Coastal zones. Nevis.

 

BEAUMONT, Augustus Hardin - Compensation, Manumission, and Abolition of Flogging Females . . . (sl, [St Jago de la Vega]: sn) pamph, 1831. Colonial administration. Slavery. Compensation. Manumission. Punishments. Flogging. Gender studies. Women. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Proposes reform as a desperate measure to prevent abolition of slavery. Exceptionally scarce. Rag.

 

BEAUMONT, Augustus Hardin - Compensation to Slave Owners Fairly Considered, in an Appeal to the Common Sense of the People of England. (London: Published by Effingham Wilson) 23 pages 8vo pamph, 1826 1st ed; (ibidem) 23 pages 8vo pamph, 1826 2nd ed; (ibidem) 23 pages 8vo pamph, 1826 3rd ed; (ibidem) 23 pages 8vo pamph, 1826 4th ed. Colonial administration. Slavery. Compensation. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Urges full compensation. 1st edition exceptionally scarce, all other issues very scarce. BL, Cu.W, GL.

 

BEAUMONT, Augustus Hardin - The Consolidated Slave Law, Passed the 22nd December, 1826 . . . with a Commentary, Shewing the Difference between the new law and the repealed enactments, marginal notes . . . (Kingston: Courant Office) 2 parts, 8vo, 1827 2nd ed. Colonial administration. Slavery. Law. Acts. Consolidated Slave Law. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Exceptionally scarce. BL.

 

BEAUMONT, Augustus Hardin - The Jamaica Petition for Representation in the British House of Commons or for Independence. (sl, [London]: EH Beaumont, printer) 24 pages pamph, [1831]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Politics. Independence. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Urges independence if Parliament interferes in Jamaican affairs. Very scarce. LOC, Rag.

 

[BEAUMONT, Augustus Hardin] - Slave Laws of Jamaica; with Proceedings and Documents relative thereto. (London: James Ridgeway) xiii,263 pages 8vo, 1828. Colonial administration. Law. Slavery. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Contains the complete slave codes of 1816 and 1826, the adoption of which was virtually forced upon the Jamaican Assembly by the British Crown. Published to show the progress of amelioration and to urge that henceforth the British government must desist from enacting new measures to control WI slavery. For an opposite point of view see "The New Slave Laws of Jamaica." Very scarce. BL, Gri, Rag, RES, Sab 35629.

 

BEAUMONT, Augustus Hardin - [Jamaican planter and member of the Assembly (fl 1825-1830).]

 

BEAUMONT, Joseph - The New Slavery: An Account of the Indian and Chinese Immigrants in British Guiana. (London: Ridgeway) 112 pages 8vo, 1871. Colonial administration. Immigration. East Indians. Chinese. Guyana. Scarce. BL, Bra.

 

BEAUMONT, Joseph - Speeches Delivered by Chief Justice Beaumont on the 8th February 1865, in the Court of Policy of British Guiana upon the Second Reading of the Gaol Delivery Bill. (Georgetown) 38 pages pamph, 1865. Colonial administration. Law. Court of Policy. Gaol Delivery Bill. Guyana. A collection of speeches. Exceptionally scarce. RES.

 

BEAUMONT, Joseph - [British colonial jurist (fl 1868); C-J of BG. See: J Lucie-Smith; and "Proceedings before the . . .;" and "Removal of . . ." RES.]

 

BEAVEN, P et al - St Lucia: An Investment Study of Road Links between Castries and Vieux Fort. (Crowthorne, UK: Road Research Lab) 1969. Public transportation. Roads. Castries. Vieux Fort. St Lucia. A technical assistance report.

 

BEBB, J, and S ERVIN - Development Guidelines for St Kitts. (Basseterre) [nd]. Economics. Development planning. St Kitts. A technical assistance report.

 

BECHE, HT de la – [See: DE LA BECHE]

 

BECHER, Alexander Bridport - The Landfall of Columbus on his First Voyage to America With a Translation of the Baron Bonnefaux’s History of His Previous Life. Also a Chart Showing his Track from the Landfall to Cuba and An Outline of His Subsequent Voyages. By Capt AB Becher. (London: JD Potter) xxvi,376 pages 8vo hb, sepia litho frontis, folding maps, 1856. Discovery. Exploration. Landfall. Christopher Columbus. Baron Bonnefaux. Bahamas. The landfall controversy. By a British naval captain (1796-1876). Scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC, Sab 4218.

 

Bechu – [Indentured Indian radical in BG, 1894-1901. See: C Seecharan, “Bechu . . .”]

 

BECK, Henry Houghton - Cuba's Fight for Freedom and the War with Spain: A Comprehensive, Accurate and Thrilling History of the Spanish Kingdom and its Latest and Fairest Colony. (Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing Co) 569 pages hb, frontis, many plates, 1 folding map, [ca 1898]. International relations. War for Independence, 1895-1898. Spanish-American War. Spain. Cuba. Scarce. LOC.

 

BECK, Henry Houghton - Cuba's Fight for Freedom and the War with Spain: A History of the Spanish Kingdom and its Latest and Fairest Colony, the Long Struggle of Cuba for Freedom and Independence; the Intervention of the United States and the Fierce War with Spain that Followed. (Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing Co) 16,19,569 pages hb, many plates, [ca 1898]. International relations. War for Independence, 1895-1898. Spanish-American War. Cuba. Another version of the above. Scarce. LOC.

 

BECK, Jane C - To Windward of the Land: The Occult World of Alexander Charles. (Bloomington and London: Indiana UP) xlix,309 pages hb, b&w photos, biblio, dj, 1979. Descriptive. Religion. Obeah. Alexander Charles. Dominican Republic. Dominica. St Lucia. A biography of a fisherman and smuggler who practiced obeah. By a US author (1942-). Jor, LOC, Mom.

 

BECK, Peter et al - Political and Economic Encyclopaedia of South America and the Caribbean. (London: Longman, Current Affairs) v,363 pages 26 cm, maps, index, 1991. Descriptive. Politics. Economics. South America. Caribbean area. A reference work. Edited by Peter Calvert. BL, Gos.

 

BECK, Robert J - Grenada Invasion: Politics, Law and Foreign Policy Decisionmaking. (Boulder, CO: Westview P) xiv,263 pages, 1993. International relations. Politics. US intervention, 1983. Urgent Fury. Grenada. By a US political scientist (1961-); professor of academic technology at the U of Wisconsin. Web page. Bow, LOC.

 

BECKETT, John B – Savage Interlude. (London: Robert Hale Ltd) 189 pages, 1968. Travel. Descriptive. Guyana. A travelogue. BL, Com.

 

BECKETT, John Edgar - Hints on Agriculture in British Guiana. (Georgetown: Estate of CK Jardine) 183 pages, 1905 1st ed; (Georgetown: Daily Chronicle) 183,xii pages, 1948 2nd ed. Agriculture. Plantations. Guyana. By an agriculturalist (1878-1934). 1st edition exceptionally scarce, 2nd edition very scarce. Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

BECKETT, William Arnold - Cameos of the Caribbean. (London: Methodist Missionary Society) 94 pages pb, 1966. Church. Religion. Methodists. Caribbean area. A small memoir. By a British Methodist minister. LOC.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie - Aspects of the Present Conflict between the Plantation and the Peasantry in the West Indies. (Geneva: Librairie Droz) [1974]. Agriculture. Small farming. Plantations. Industrial relations. Social classes. Peasants. Caribbean area. W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie - The George Beckford Papers: Selected and Introduced by Kari Levitt. (Mona: UWI, Canoe P) 352 pages, 1998; (ibidem) 540 pages hb, 2000; (ibidem) 540 pages pb, 2000. Economics. Caribbean area. A collection of papers. Introduced by Kari Levitt.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie - Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World. (London and New York: Oxford UP) xxvii,303 pages hb, biblio, 1972; (Morant Bay: Maroon Publishing House. London: Third World) 244 pages pb, biblio, 1983 rep; (ibidem) 274 pages, 4 tables, 3 ills, biblio, 1988; Kingston: UWI Press) 340 pages hb, 1999; (ibidem) 340 pages pb, 1999. Economics. Social welfare. Poverty. Plantations. Third World. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. Com, Jor, LOC, W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie - The West Indian Banana Industry. (Mona: UWI, ISER, Studies in Regional Economic Integration Series) iv,33 pages pamph, 1967. Economics. Politics. Integration. Agriculture. Tropical fruit. Bananas. Caribbean area. Examines the scope for regional co-operation. Com, Ing, Pos, W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie, ed - Caribbean Economy: Dependence and Backwardness. (Kingston, Mona: UWI, ISER, Caribbean Economy Series) 181 pages pb, ills, biblio, 1975 1st ed; (ibidem) 190 pages pb, 3 tables, 4 ills, 1984 rep. Economics. Politics. Dependence. Backwardness. Caribbean area. A collection of 7 papers on various aspects of economic development. Ban, Car, Com, Gos, LOC, New, Pot, W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie, and Lewis G CAMPBELL - Prospects and Proposals for Agricultural Development in St Lucia, WI. (St Augustine: UWI, ISER) 89 pages, 1963. Economics. Agriculture. Agricultural policy. St Lucia. W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie, and Norman GIRVAN, ed - Development in Suspense: Selected Papers and Proceedings of the First Conference of the Association of Caribbean Economists. (Kingston: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) 386 pages pb, 22 figs, 49 tables, 1989. Economics. Development planning. Caribbean area. A collection of conference papers. Ban, Gos.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie, and MH GUSCOTT - Intra-Caribbean Agricultural Trade. (Mona: UWI, ISER, Studies in Regional Economic Integration) 30 pages pamph, biblio, 1967. Economics. Trade. Agriculture. Caribbean area. Com, Pos, W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie, and Michael WITTER - Small Garden Bitter Weed: The Political Economy of Struggle and Change in Jamaica. (Morant Bay: Maroon Publishing House) xii,128 pages 21 cm, biblio, 1980 1st ed; (Morant Bay: Maroon Publishing. London: Zed P) 167 pages, biblio, 1982 2nd rev ed; (Mona: UWI, ISER) 186 pages pb, 8 ills, 1991 rep. Politics. Sociology. Economics. Jamaica. 1st edition scarce, a limited student and electoral edition. BL, Gos, Ing, LOC, New, W&D.

 

BECKFORD, George Leslie - [Economist (1934-1990). See: "Final Report of the Land Reform . . . ;” and K Levitt and M Witter; and “The Withdrawal of . . ."]

 

BECKFORD, H – [Jamaican abolitionist (fl 1840). See: W Knibb, “Rev William Knibb’s Speech . . .”]

 

BECKFORD, Peter, Sr – [Sugar pioneer in Jamaica (1643-1710); web page; Colonel in the Jamaica militia. See: M Parker.]

 

[BECKFORD, William] - A Candid Answer to a Pamphlet Called "Reasons for Keeping Guadeloupe at a Peace, Preferable to Canada . . ." in a Letter to the Author. (London) pamph, 1761. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. Canada. Guadeloupe. The controversy as to which of the two should be returned to France after the Seven Years War. A reply to "Reasons for Keeping . . ." See also "A Detection of the False Reasons for . . ." By a Jamaica-born absentee planter (1709-1770); son of the governor of Jamaica, Lord Mayor of London, London merchant, MP for the City of London. See: B Alexander; and JW Oliver. Exceptionally scarce. Cu.W, DNB, Sab 29038.

 

BECKFORD, William - A Descriptive Account of the Island of Jamaica with Remarks upon the Cultivation of the Sugar Cane and Reflections upon the Consequences of an Abolition of the Slave Trade and of the Emancipation of the Slaves. (London: T&J Egerton) 2 vols, 402+405 pages 8vo, 1790. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Defends the slave trade while acknowledging its worst abuses; urges amelioration but opposes emancipation. Very scarce. Bay, BL, Cu.J, Gos, Gri, Ing, LOC, Rag, RES, Sab 4248.

 

BECKFORD, William - Remarks upon the Situation of the Negroes in Jamaica Impartially Made from a Local Experience of Nearly 13 Years in that Island. By William Beckford Jnr, formerly of Somerly in Suffolk, and late of Hertford in Jamaica. (London: Printed for T&J Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall) viii,99 pages 21 cm 8vo, 1788. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Jamaica. A pro-slavery tract. Supports the slave trade. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.J, GL, Gri, NYH, Rag, RES, Sab 4251.

 

BECKFORD, William - [Jamaican absentee planter and British politician (1709-1770); Alderman Beckford, twice Lord Mayor of the City of London; the grandson of Colonel Peter Beckford; the builder of Fonthill Abbey. DNB, RES; web page .]

 

BECKFORD, William Thomas – [British author (1760-1844); son of Alderman Beckford; lost Fonthill Abbey in an 1822 sale at auction to John Farquhar. See: J Lees-Milne; and L Melville; and JW Oliver. BL, LOC.; web page .]

 

BECKLES, Frank N et al - Haiti: Health Sector Analysis. (Port-au-Prince: USAID) 141 pages, 1975. Health. Economics. Public administration. Haiti. A technical assistance report. Car, Lag, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - Afro-Caribbean Women and Resistance to Slavery in Barbados. (London: Karnak House) xiv,96 pages, ills, plates, 1988. History. Slavery. Gender studies. Women. Barbados. Gos, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - Black Masculinity in Caribbean Slaves. (St Michael: UWI, WAND) 15 pages pamph, [1996]. History. Slavery. Gender studies. Men. Black masculinity. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - Black Rebellion in Barbados: The Struggle against Slavery, 1627-1838. (Bridgetown: Antilles Publications) x,164 pages pb, 1984; (Bridgetown: Carib Research & Publications) 164 pages, 1987 rep. History. Slavery. Rebellion. Barbados. Examines marronage; the aborted uprisings of 1649, 1675, and 1692; the Easter Rebellion of 1816 led by Bussa; and the white plantocratic reaction. Gos, LOC, New, Pot.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - Centering Woman: Gender Discourses in Caribbean Slave Society. (Kingston: Ian Randle. Princeton, NJ: M Wiener) xxv,211 pages, 1999. History. Slavery. Gender studies. Women. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - Corporate Power in Barbados: The Mutual Affair: Economic Injustice in a Political Democracy. (Bridgetown: Lighthouse Communications) xvi,200 pages pb, b&w photos, 1989. Economics. Corporations. Barbados Mutual. Barbados. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - The Development of West Indies Cricket, Vol 1: The Age of Nationalism. (Cave Hill: UWI, The Press. Sterling, Va: Pluto P) 1 vol, 1999. History. Sport. Cricket. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - The Development of West Indies Cricket, Vol 2: The Age of Globalization (Cave Hill: UWI, The Press) 210 pages pb, 1998. History. Sport. Cricket. Caribbean area.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - European Settlement and Rivalry, 1492-1792. (Kingston: Heinemann CXC History) 56 pages pamph, ills, 1 map, 1983. History. Europeans. Settlement. Rivalry. Caribbean area. A secondary school textbook.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - A History of Barbados: From Amerindian Society to Nation State. (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP) xvi,224 pages hb, 50 ills, maps, 1990; (ibidem) 192 pages pb, 50 ills, maps, 1990. History. Barbados. Bow, Gos, LOC, Whi.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - Natural Rebels: A Social History of Enslaved Black Women in Barbados. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP) 224 pages hb, 1987; (ibidem) 224 pages pb, 1987; (ibidem) ix,197 pages, 1989; (London: Zed Books) ix,197 pages hb, 1989; (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP) 197 pages pb, 1994. History. Slavery. Sociology. Gender studies. Women. Barbados. Bow, Gos, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - White Servitude and Black Slavery in Barbados, 1627-1715. (Knoxville: U of Tennessee P) xv,218 pages hb, [ca 1989]. History. Slavery. White servitude. Barbados. Bow, Gos, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, ed - An Area of Conquest: Popular Democracy and West Indies Cricket Supremacy. (Kingston: Ian Randle) xviii,170 pages pb, ills, 1994. Sport. Cricket. Sociology. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, ed – The First West Indies Cricket Tour: Canada and the United States in 1886. (Kingston: UWI Press) 144 pages pb, 2006. History. Caribbean area. Canada. USA. The Canadian and US beginning of WI cricket culture.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, ed - Inside Slavery: Process and Legacy in the Caribbean Experience. (Mona: UWI, Canoe P) xiii,154 pages pb, biblio, index, 1996. History. Slavery. Caribbean area. The Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture for 1985-88, 1990, and 1991, comprising a collection of varied essays on the social history of slavery in the WI. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, ed - A Spirit of Dominance: Cricket and Nationalism in the West Indies: Essays in Honour of 'Viv' Richards on the 21st Anniversary of his First Debut. (Mona: UWI, Canoe P) xiii,186 pages pb, photos, biblio, 1997. Sport. Cricket. Caribbean area. A revised collection of public lectures organized by the Centre for Cricket Research at Cave Hill. LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, and Anthony PERRY, and Peter WHITELEY – The Brain Train: Quality Higher Education and Caribbean Development. (Kingston: UWI Press) 136 pages pb, 2002. Education. Universities. Development. Caribbean area.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, and Verene SHEPHERD, ed - Caribbean Freedom: Economy and Society from Emancipation to the Present. (London: James Currey. Kingston: Ian Randle. New York: Markus Wiener) xiv,581 pages pb, ills, biblio, 1993; (ibidem) xiv,581 pages, 1996. History. Economics. Sociology. Education. Caribbean area. A college textbook. A collection of essays on peasants and planters, immigration and indentured labour, political control and popular revolt, women and gender, class formation, the sugar industry, the labour movement, economic diversification, and political and social integration. Bow, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, and Verene SHEPHERD, ed - Caribbean Slave Society and Economy. A Student Reader. (Kingston: Ian Randle. London: James Currey. New York: New P) x,480 pages pb, ills, maps, [1991]; (Kingston: Ian Randle. London: James Currey. New York: Markus Wiener) 720 pages pb, 1998 2nd rev ed. History. Economics. Sociology. Education. Caribbean area. A college textbook. A companion vol to their "Caribbean Freedom . . ." Ban, Bow, Gos, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, and Verene SHEPHERD, ed - Caribbean Slavery in the Atlantic World . . . [The title of the 2nd edition of their "Caribbean Slave Society . . ."]

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald, and Brian STODDART, ed - Liberation Cricket: West Indies Cricket Culture. (Kingston: Ian Randle. Manchester: Manchester UP, Sports, Society & Politics Series) xii,403 pages pb, ills, [ca 1995]. Sociology. Sport. Cricket. Caribbean area. A collection of essays. Bow, LOC.

 

BECKLES, Hilary McDonald - [Barbados-born academic and author (1955-); professor of history, principal of the Cave Hill Campus of UWI.]

 

BECKLES, John - [Barbadian barrister (fl 1800); A-G of Barbados. See: P Gibbes.]

 

BECKLES, Lionel – Brief Survey of Grievance Procedure. (sl: Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union, General Education Series, No 1) 9 pages pamph, [nd]. Industrial relations. Trade unions. Grievance procedures. Trinidad. Tobago. Com.

 

BECKLES, Neave I - Frontiers for Bookselling in Trinidad and Tobago. (Port-of-Spain: Management Development Centre) 44 pages pamph, 1976. Book production. Economics. Marketing. Trinidad. Tobago. Car.

 

BECKLES, WA, comp - The Barbados Disturbances (1937): Review - Reproduction of the Evidence and Report of the Commission. (Bridgetown: Advocate Co) ix,282 pages, ills, plates, 1937. Colonial administration. Public order. Labour riots, 1937. Barbados. An official government report. See also: GC Dean. Scarce. Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

BECKTON, W Dorning - British Honduras: The Local Surcharges of January 1888. (London: Royal Philatelic Society) 16 pages pamph, 5 plates, [nd]. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Belize.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – Black Roadways: A Study of Jamaican Folk Life. (Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P) xvii,243 pages hb, photos, 1 folding map, biblio, 1929 1st ed; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 243 pages hb, photos, 1 folding map, biblio, [1969]; (New York: New American Library Inc) 243 pages, photos, 1 folding map, biblio, 1970 rep; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 243 pages, photos, 1 folding map, biblio, 1971 rep. Sociology. Folk life. Jamaica. A social study of peasant life and thought in rural Jamaica. 1st edition scarce. Bay, Bow, Com, Gos, Her, Ing, LOC, RES, Will.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – Folk Games in Jamaica. (Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, Publications of the Folklore Foundation, No 1) 79 pages, 1922. Folklore. Games. Jamaica. Scarce. Co.C, Com.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – The Hussay Festival in Jamaica. (Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College) 17 pages pamph, frontis, ills, 1924. Church. Religion. Muslims. Festivals. Hussay. Jamaica. Account of an annual Muslim religious festival. Scarce. Co.C, Com, Ing, LOC.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – Jamaica Anansi Stories. (New York: American Folk-lore Society, Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, Vol 17) 295 pages hb, 1924 1st ed; (New York: Dover Publications) 295 pages, 1966 rep; (New York: Kraus Reprint) 295 pages hb, 1976 rep. Folklore. Jamaica. 1st edition scarce. Bow, Co.C, Com, Gos, Ing, LOC.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – Jamaica Folk-lore. (New York: American Folk-lore Society, Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, Vol 21) 4 parts, 95,67,137,47 pages, biblio, 1928 1st ed; (New York: Kraus Reprint) 95,67,137,47 pages, 1969 rep. Folklore. Jamaica. 1st edition scarce. Bay, Bow, Com, Gos, Ing, LOC.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – Notes on Jamaica Ethnobotany. (Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, Field-work in Folk-lore, Publications of the Folklore Foundation, No 8) 47 pages pamph, 1927. Health. Folklore. Folk medicine. Ethnobotany. Jamaica. Scarce. Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren – [Jamaican folklorist (1871-1959). LOC.]

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren, comp - Jamaica Proverbs. (Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College) 137 pages, 1925; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 137 pages hb, [1970] rep. Folklore. Proverbs. Jamaica. 1st edition scarce. Bow, Com, Gos, Her, LOC, Whi, Will.

 

BECKWITH, Martha Warren, and Helen H ROBERTS - Christmas Mummings in Jamaica. (Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, Publications of the Folklore Foundation, No 2) 46 pages pamph, 1923. Performing arts. Mummings. Folklore. Jamaica. An investigation of John Canoe dancing and related festivities. Co.C, Com, Ing, LOC.

 

BEDDOE, Innocent B - Trinidad and Tobago: A Social and Economic Geography. (London: Longmans Caribbean) 1970; (ibidem) 1979; (Harlow: Longman) 155 pages 25 cm pb, ills, maps, 1981; (London: Longmans) iv,156 pages pb, ills, 1982; (ibidem) 155 pages, 1984. Geography. Economics. Trinidad. Tobago. A secondary school textbook. BL, LOC, Whi.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - Beneath Tropic Seas: A Record of Diving among the Coral Reefs of Haiti. (New York: George P Putnam's Sons) xiii,234 pages 8vo hb, 60 plates, 1 map, dj, 1928 1st ed; (ibidem) 234 pages hb, plates, 1 map, 1932; (ibidem) 234 pages hb, plates, 1 map, 1935; (New York: Halcion) 1937 13th ed. Descriptive. Nature studies. Marine resources. Coral reefs. Fishes. Haiti. Often reprinted. Ch.H, Lag, LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - Edge of the Jungle. (New York: Henry Holt) 303 pages hb, frontis, 1921 1st ed; (London: HF & G Witherby) 237 pages, ills, 1922; (New York: Garden City Publishing Co) 303 pages hb, 1927; (New York: Garden City Publishing, The Star Series) 303 pages hb, [nd]; (New York: Duell, Sloan & Pierce) viii,248 pages, [1950]. Descriptive. Nature studies. Forests. Guyana. Bow, Co.C, Com, LOC, RES.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - Half Mile Down. (New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co) xix,344 pages hb, many photos, 1934. Descriptive. Marine resources. Deep sea diving. Bermuda. LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - High Jungle. (New York: Duell, Sloan & Pierce) 1949; (London: Bodley Head) xii,379 pages hb, many photos, dj, 1950; (ibidem) 379 pages, photos, 1952. Descriptive. Nature studies. Forests. Guyana. The story of an expedition to the Andes of Venezuela. LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - Jungle Days. (New York: George P Putnam's Sons) 205 pages hb, 10 photos, 1925 1st ed; (ibidem) 205 pages, photos, 1927. Descriptive. Nature studies. Forests. Caribbean area. A children's book. There were 5 impressions in 1925. LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - Jungle Peace. (New York: Henry Holt) 297 pages hb, 1918; (New York: Modern Library) 297 pages, 1925 rep. Descriptive. Nature studies. Forests. Guyana. Co.C, Com, Gos, LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - Nonsuch, Land of Water. (New York: National Travel Club, Brewer, Warren & Putnam) 259 pages hb, many photos, dj, 1932; (London: Putnams) 259 pages hb, many photos, dj, 1932. Descriptive. Nature studies. Marine resources. Deep sea diving. Bermuda. A study of Bermuda fish. LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William - [NY-born US naturalist (1877-1962); curator of ornithology at the Bronx Zoo; inventor of the deep-sea diving chamber. LOC.]

 

BEEBE, Charles William, and G Innis HARTLEY, and Paul G HOWES - Tropical Wild Life in British Guiana. (New York: NY Zoological Society) 499 pages hb, frontis, col plates, ills, maps, diagrams, 1917. Wildlife. Nature studies. Guyana. Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

BEEBE, Charles William, and John TEE-VAN - Field Book of the Shore Fishes of Bermuda. (New York and London: George P Putnam's Sons) 337 pages 18 cm hb, ills, 1933; (New York: Dover Publications) xiv,337 pages, ills, 1970. Marine resources. Fishes. Coastal zones. Bermuda. BL, LOC.

 

BEEBE, Mary Blair, and Charles William BEEBE - Our Search for a Wilderness: An Account of Two Ornithological Expeditions to Venezuela and British Guiana. (New York: Henry Holt) 408 pages hb, ills, 1910. Descriptive. Nature studies. Ornithology. Guyana. Co.C, Com, LOC, RES.

 

BEEBY, William – [Early printer of Barbados; publisher of William Duke’s “Memoirs of the First Settlement” in 1741; succeeded Samuel Keimer as publisher of the ‘Barbados Gazette.’ See: Douglas McMurtrie. Pot.]

 

BEEBY-THOMPSON, Arthur - Oil-fields of Trinidad. (London) 33 pages pamph, ills, [1910]. Economics. Mining. Petroleum. Trinidad. By a UK geologist and petroleum engineer pioneer. Scarce. RES.

 

Beechamville Methodist Chapel Anniversary, 1839-1964. (Kingston: Herald Printers) 20 pages pamph, 1964. Church. Religion. Methodists. Beechamville. Jamaica. LOC, Will.

 

BEECHER, J Coleman - Jamaica Cricket, 1863-1926. (Kingston: Gleaner Co) 96 pages 8vo, ills, 1926. Sport. Cricket. Jamaica. BL.

 

The Beef Cattle Industry of Jamaica . . . [See: “Report on the Beef Cattle . . .”]

 

Beef Island Airport: British Virgin Islands. (Ottawa: Airports Authority Group, CIDA) 68 pages, maps, 1987. Public transportation. Aviation. Airports. Beef Island. Tortola. British Virgin Islands. Mol.

 

BEER, George Louis - British Colonial Policy, 1754-1765. (New York: Peter Smith) x,327 pages hb, 1907 1st ed; (ibidem) x,327 pages, 1933; (New York: Dover) x,327 pages, 1970 rep; (New York: Peter Smith) x,327 pages, 1990 rep; (Temecula, CA: Reprint Services Corp) 327 pages hb, 1993 rep. History. Colonial administration. Commercial policy. British Empire. Caribbean area. A detailed study of the Seven Year's War and its aftermath. Describes the strength of the WI lobby in Parliament. Bow, LOC, Rag, RES.

 

BEER, George Louis - The Commercial Policy of England towards the American Colonies. (New York) 1893; (New York: P Smith) 167 pages, 1948 rep. History. Colonial administration. Economics. Commercial policy. British Empire. American colonies. Caribbean area. A study of commercial aspects of the colonial system. LOC, Rag.

 

BEER, George Louis - The Old Colonial System, 1660-1754. Part I - Establishment of the System, 1660-1688. (New York: Macmillan Co) 2 vols, 1912; (New York: P Smith) 2 vols, 1933 rep. History. Colonial administration. American colonies. British Empire. Caribbean area. LOC, RES.

 

BEER, George Louis - Origins of the British Colonial System, 1578-1660. (New York: Macmillan Co) 438 pages hb, 1908; (New York: P Smith) viii,438 pages, 1933 rep. History. Colonial administration. British Empire. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

BEER, George Louis - [US historical writer (1872-1920). RES.]

 

BEERS, HC - The Financial Sector of the Netherlands Antilles. (Willemstad: Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen) 24 pages 29 cm pamph, 1977; (ibidem) 69 pages 29 cm pamph, 1979. Economics. Banking. Finance. Aruba. Bonaire. Curacao. St Maarten. Saba. St Eustatius. Netherlands Antilles. Bro, LOC.

 

BEERS, HC - An Introduction to the Financial System of the Netherlands Antilles. (Willemstad: Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen) 120 pages 29 cm, 1 map, biblio, 1980. Banking. Finance. Aruba. Bonaire. Curacao. St Maarten. Saba St Eustatius. Netherlands Antilles. Discusses the economy, public finance, currency regulation, money supply, monetary policy, credit controls, balance of payments, banking and credit regulations, foreign exchange regulation, local banking institutions, institutional investors, credit unions, domestic and capital markets, offshore financial institutions, bankers associations, secrecy of banking information, and trust companies. Sch.

 

BEERS, JS De – [See: DE BEERS]

 

BEEST HOLLE, CJ du Ry van – [See: DU RY VAN BEEST HOLLE]

 

BEET, C de – [See: DE BEET]

 

BEETHAM, David – Immigrant School Leavers and the Youth Employment Service. (London: IRR) 51 pages pamph, 1967. Industrial relations. Sociology. Race relations. Migration. Britain. Caribbean area. Com.

 

BEETON, Mayson Moss - The Truth about the Foreign Sugar Bounties . . . The Case for Abolition. (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co) xiv,168 pages 8vo, 1898. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. Taxation. Sugar. Caribbean area. By a British author (1865-1947); son of Mrs Beeton of British cookbook fame. BL, LOC, RES.

 

BEETS, DJ - Lithology and Stratigraphy of the Cretaceous and Danian Succession of Curacao. (Amsterdam: Martinus Nijhoff, Uitgaven Natuurwetenschappelijke Sutdiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen, No 70) 153 pages pb, 24 figs, plates, 21 photos, 4 b&w and 2 col folding maps in pocket, 1972. Geology. Lithology. Stratigraphy. Cretaceous. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Bow, Com, LOC.

 

BEETS, James, and Lance LEWAND - Marine Community Descriptions and Maps within the Virgin Islands National Park Biosphere Reserve. (Charlotte Amalie: VI Resource Management Cooperative, VI National Park, Biosphere Reserve Research Report No 3) 118 pages, tables, ills, maps, 1985. Marine resources. National parks. St Thomas. St Croix. St John. United States Virgin Islands. Mol.

 

BEETZ, Carl P, and Linton SATTERTHWAITE – Monuments and Inscriptions of Caracol, Belize. (Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania, U Museum Monographs, No 45) 188 pages, ills, biblio, 1981. Archaeology. Petroglyphs. Mayas. Caracol. Belize. A scholarly work representing 30 years of intense study by Satterthwaite. Wri.

 

Before the Venezuela Boundary Commission. (sl: sn) 72 pages 24 cm, 2 folding maps, [1896] rev ed. International relations. Border disputes. Venezuela. Guyana. Very scarce. LOC.

 

BEGHIN, Ivan et al - Food and Nutrition in Haiti. (Paris: Les Presses Universitaires de France) 1968. Food. Nutrition. Haiti.

 

BEGUISTERIAN, R - The Land Tax in the Context of the Agricultural Situation in St Lucia. (Washington, DC: OAS) 1983. Economics. Taxation. Agriculture. Small farming. St Lucia. A technical assistance report.

 

BEHAR, Ruth, ed - Bridges to Cuba. Puentes a Cuba. (Baltimore, MD: U of Michigan P) x,421 pages hb, ills, 1995; (ibidem) x,421 pages pb, ills, 1995. International relations. Cuba. Author (1956-). Bow, LOC.

 

BEHARRY, Edward - Caribbean Pastry Delights. (Mount Lambert: RLL Enterprises) 98 pages pb, ills, 1983. Food. Nutrition. Pastry. Caribbean area. A cookbook. LOC.

 

BEHN, Aphra – [British playwright, novelist and poet (1640-1689); the first woman novelist to make her living by her pen; visited Suriname with her family in 1663; employed in 1666 by Charles II as a spy in Antwerp in the Dutch War; her best remembered work ‘Oroonoke, or the History of the Royal Slave’ was based on her visit to Suriname and is considered the earliest English philosophical novel. See: WJ Cameron; and M Duffy.]

 

BEILBY, Porteus - [British Anglican clergyman (1731-1808); bishop of London. See: "Letter to the Right Honourable . . ."]

 

BEINROTH, Friederich H – An Outline of the Geology of Puerto Rico. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico, Bulletin 213) 31 pages pamph, diagrams, tables, maps, biblio, 1969. Geology. Puerto Rico. A nontechnical, concise account. Viv.

 

BEIRNE, Charles Joseph – The Problem of ‘Americanization’ in the Catholic Schools of Puerto Rico. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico, Editorial Universitaria) 144 pages, biblio, 1975. Colonial administration. Education. Catholic schools. Puerto Rico. A reissue of his PhD dissertation. By a US Jesuit priest and educator. Cev.

 

BEITLER, James - The Land Between: A Poem of Suriname. (Paramaribo: Printing Office of Dubois & Dubois) 133 pages pb, 1977. Descriptive. Suriname. A book of poems and photographs. BL.

 

BEITLER, James - This is my Soul: Poems and Images of Haiti. (Port-au-Prince: Editions H Deschampes) 87 pages, ills, [ca 1977]. Descriptive. Haiti. A book of poems by Beitler, with photographs by Lionel Ambroise and Dominique Franck-Simon. LOC.

 

BEJEL, Emilio - Jose Lezama Lima: Poet of the Image. (Gainesville: U of Florida P) 178 pages, 1990. Literary criticism. Jose Lezama Lima. Cuba. Author (1944-). Gos, LOC.

 

BEKE, X [pseud] - West Indian Yarns . . . [See: GH Hawtayne]

 

BEKKER, D, and H EHRENBURGH, ed - Future of Roads and Rivers in Suriname and Neighbouring Regions. (Paramaribo: U of Surinam) 636 pages, 1982. Public transportation. Roads. Rivers. Suriname. Bro.

 

BELAFONTE, Harry - [Popular singer (1927-); US-born son of a Jamaican mother and Martiniquian father. See: A Shaw.]

 

BELBENOIT, Rene - Dry Guillotine: Fifteen Years among the Living Dead. Prisoner 46635. (London: Jonathan Cape) 350 pages demy 8vo hb, 11 b&w ills, 1938; (London: Sphere Books) 350 pages 18 cm, plates, 1971 rep; (Maidstone: George Mann) 350 pages 21 cm, 1973 rep. Descriptive. Crime. Prisons. Devil’s Island. Guyane. French West Indies. An autobiography; reminiscences of a prisoner in French Guyane. It went through 14 printings in 1938. BL.

 

BELBENOIT, Rene - Hell on Trial. (New York: EP Dutton & Co Inc) 317 pages, frontis, 1940; (London: Jarrolds Ltd) 224 pages 8vo, [1944]; (London: Sphere) 237 pages 18 cm, 1972. Descriptive. Crime. Prisons. Guyane. French West Indies. An autobiography. Translated from the French by Preston Rambo. LOC.

 

BELBENOIT, Rene – [French prisoner on Devil's Island (1899-1959); successfully escaped to the United States; he was the subject of the biography by B Niles, “Condemned to Devil's Island . . .” Web page. ]

 

[BELDAM, Joseph] – Reflections on Slavery. Addressed to the Right Honourable Lord Dacre. By a Barrister. (London: Printed by S Manning and sold by Hatchard & Son) 31 pages pamph, 1830 2nd ed. Colonial administration. Slavery. George Canning. Lord Dacre. Caribbean area. The title of the 2nd edition of the item below, with an added preface. Very scarce. KL, LOC, Rag, Sab 68697.

 

[BELDAM, Joseph] – Reflections on Slavery: In Reply to Certain Passages of a Speech Recently Delivered by Mr Canning. Addressed to the Right Honourable Lord Dacre. By a Barrister. (London: Printed by J Moyes, and sold by Hatchard & Son, and J&A Arch) 25 pages 8vo pamph, 1826 1st ed. Colonial administration. Slavery. George Canning. Lord Dacre. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Very scarce. The 1st edition of the item above. BL, GL, LOC.

 

BELDAM, Joseph – A review of the late proposed measure for the reduction of the duties on sugar so far as it relates to slavery and the slave trade: Addressed to Sir TF Buxton, Bart. (London: Ridgeway) pamph, 1841. Colonial administration. Slavery. TF Buxton. Sugar duties controversy, 1839-1846.  Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

BELDAM, Joseph – [English barrister (1795-1866); historian and abolitionist campaigner. LOC.]

 

BELEN, E Acosta – [See: ACOSTA-BELEN]

 

BELETSKY, Les – Belize and Northern Guatemala: The Ecotravellers’ Wildlife Guide. (San Diego: Academic P) xii,487 pages, col ills, maps, [ca 1999]. Travel. Descriptive. Conservation. Eco-tourism. Belize. A guidebook for tourists. LOC.

 

BELGRAVE, Charles Dalrymple - The Pirate Coast. (New York: Roy Publishers) xii,200 pages, ills, 1 folding map, 1966; (London: Bell) xii,200 pages, 17 plates, 1966. Descriptive. Central America. Caribbean area. Author (1894-?). LOC.

 

BELGRAVE, Stanley – Caribbean Cocktail Guide. (Nova Scotia: VA Layne) 43 pages, 1978. Food. Nutrition. Cocktails. Caribbean area. A book of cocktail recipes.

 

BELGROVE, William - A Treatise upon Husbandry or Planting. By William Belgrove. A regular bred, and long experienc'd Planter, Of the Island of Barbados . . . (Boston: Printed by D Fowle) 86 pages 4to pamph, 1755. Agriculture. Plantations. Barbados. Exceptionally scarce. Cu.W, Han, Ha.S, LOC, Sab 4423.

 

BELHAVEN, John Hamilton, Lord - A Speech in Parliament on the 10th Day of January 1701 by the Lord Belhaven on the Affair of the Indian and African Company, and its Colony of Caledonia . . . (Edinburgh: sn) 12 pages 8vo pamph, 1701. Colonial administration. International relations. Scots colonies. Abortive colonies. Darien. Caledonia. Belize. By a Scots nobleman and author (1656-1708). Exceptionally scarce. Cu.W, LOC, Sab 18572.

 

Belligerent Rights Asserted and Vindicated against Neutral Encroachments: Being an Answer to an Examination of the British Doctrine Which Subjects to Capture a Neutral Trade not Open in Time of Peace. (London: Printed for J Johnson & WJ&J Richardson) vii,91 pages 21 cm 8vo pamph, 1806. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. Blockades. Navigation Acts. Caribbean area. The colonial carrying trade and the blockade of US shipping. A reply to the work by J Madison. Exceptionally scarce. BL.

 

BELISARIO, AM - A Report of the Trial of Arthur Hodge, Esquire, (Late one of the Members of His Majesty’s Council for the Virgin Islands) at the Island of Tortola on the 25th April, 1811, and Adjourned to the 29th of the same Month, for the Murder of his Negro Man Slave named Prosper. Stenographically Taken by AM Belisario, Esq, one of the Grand Jury who found the Bill of Indictment; and certified to be impartial and correct by Richard Hetherington, Esq, President of the Virgin Islands, and President of the Court on the Trial. (London: Harding) 190 pages, 1811 1st ed; (Middletown, CT: Printed by Tertius Dunning) 186 pages 18 cm 12mo, 1812. Colonial administration. Law. Slavery. Crime. Murder. Arthur Hodge. Tortola. British Virgin Islands. A case report. The trial of the first WI planter hung for murdering a slave. By a resident of Tortola; a member of Council and of the grand jury that found the bill of indictment. 1st edition exceptionally scarce; 2nd edition very scarce. BL, LOC, Mol, Sab 4425, 32327.

 

BELISARIO, Isaac Mendes - Sketches of Character, in Illustration of the Habits, Occupation, and Costume of the Negro Population, in the Island of Jamaica, Drawn from Nature, and in Lithography. (Kingston: Published by the Artist, at his residence, No 21, King-Street, Kingston, Jamaica; sold also by Messrs Jas Wallace & Co; Messrs Smith & Clark; Messrs Jordon & Osborn; L Treadway; Wm Carver, and F Egan) 3 parts, 3+3+2 leaves folio, 12 col plates, 1837-[38] 1st ed; (Kingston: IOJ) 8 plates, [ca 1975] rep. Descriptive. Jamaica. A pictorial work. A collection of coloured lithographs concerned with the social life and customs of the slaves. By a Portuguese Jewish painter of Jamaica (1795-1845). 1st edition issued in 3 parts of 4 plates each. In the 1st edition the 1st part very scarce; 2nd part exceptionally scarce; 3rd part rare. Cu.J, Ing, RES.

 

Belize . . . [See: "Insight Guide . . ."]

 

Belize: A New Frontier of Investment. (Belize City: Development Finance Corp) 1979. Economics. Business development. Belize. A guidebook for investors. Car.

 

Belize Adventure Guide. (Edison, NJ: Hunter) 288 pages pb, 1993. Travel. Descriptive. Belize. A guidebook for tourists.

 

Belize and the Dispute with Guatemala. (London: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Gov’t Printer) pamph, 1983. International relations. Border disputes. Guatemala. Belize. An official government publication. BL.

 

Belize Archives Department: Collecting and Preserving Documents and Records for the Belizean Society. (Belmopan: Gov’t Printer) 15 pages pamph, 1988. Archives. Belize. An official government publication. An informative little booklet. Wri.

 

Belize Area Study. (Pensacola, FL: 361st Civil Affairs Brigade) 146 pages, [1983]. Descriptive. Economics. Belize. LOC.

 

Belize: Background to Independence. (London: Foreign and Commonwealth Office) pamph, 1981. Colonial administration. Independence. Belize. An official government publication. BL.

 

Belize Business and Travel Directory. (Belize City: Belize Tourist Board) 1 vol, ills, 1984; (Belize City: Henson & Ass) 92 pages, 1988. Travel. Descriptive. Economics. Belize. A guidebook for businesspersons. Published in various years. LOC, Wri.

 

Belize Constitutional Conference, Marlborough House, London, 6-14 April 1981. Report. (Belmopan: Gov’t Printer) 32,20 pages pamph, 1981. Law. Constitutional. Belize. An official government report. Chairman Nicholas Ridley. New.

 

Belize. Development Plan, 1955-60: Part III. (Belize City: Gov't Printer) 93 pages, 1955. Colonial administration. Economics. Development planning. Belize. An official government report. W&D.

 

Belize. Development Plan, 1964-70. (Belize City: Premier's Office) 155 pages, 1963. Economics. Development planning. Belize. An official government report. W&D.

 

Belize. Development Plan, 1977-79. (Belmopan: Central Planning Unit) 100 pages, 1977. Economics. Development planning. Belize. An official government report. W&D.

 

Belize: Economic Report. (Washington, DC: World Bank, World Bank Country Study) xxxiv,111 pages, plate, maps, [ca 1984]. Economics. Belize. A World Bank report. Based on the findings of an economic mission during November 1982. Gos, LOC, W&D, Wri.

 

Belize. Economic Survey, 1971. (Belize City: Central Planning Unit) 1972. Economics. Development planning. Belize. An official government report. Woo.

 

Belize. Economic Survey, 1977. (Belize City: Central Planning Unit) 65 pages pamph, [1979]. Economics. Development planning. Belize. An official government report. Woo.

 

Belize Enters the Space Age. (London: Cable & Wireless Ltd) 12 pages pamph, col ills, 1978. Mass communications. Telecommunications. Belize. Describes the system provided by Cable & Wireless. Car, Woo.

 

Belize Ethnicity and Development: Papers Presented at the First Annual Studies on Belize Conference, University Center, May 25-26, 1987, Belize City. (Belize City: Society for the Promotion of Education & Research) 1 vol, [170] pages, ills, maps, [1987]. Sociology. Race relations. Minorities. Belize. A collection of 14 conference papers. Variously paginated. LOC, Wri.

 

Belize Facilities Map: A Handy Guide for Visitors. (Benke Viejo del Carmen: Cubola Productions) 20 pages pamph, maps, [ca 1990]. Travel. Descriptive. Belize. A guidebook for tourists. Features 2 Mayan sites, 6 cayes, and 7 major cities, in addition to a detailed map of the country. Wri.

 

Belize: Five Year Macro-economic Plan . . . [See: “Five Year Macro . . .”]

 

Belize: Foreign Economic Trends and Their Implications for the United States. (Washington, DC: Bureau of International Commerce) 13 pages pamph, 1979. Economics. International relations. United States. Belize. Car.

 

Belize Handbook . . . [See: C Mallan]

 

Belize Hospital Auxiliary Cookbook. (Belize City: Angelus P) 141 pages, 1987. Food. Nutrition. Hospitals. Belize. A cookbook. A collection of recipes. Interspersed with Creole proverbs. Wri.

 

Belize Investment Code. (Belize City: Ministry of Economic Development) 18 pages pamph, 1990. Law. Economics. Business development. Belize. A guidebook for businesspersons. Designed to answer questions from potential foreign investors. Wri.

 

Belize Labour Force Survey, 1983-1984 . . . [See: “Preliminary Report on the Belize Labour Force . . .”]

 

Belize: New Nation in Central America. (Belmopan: Gov’t Printer) 72 pages, ills, [1972]; (Belmopan: Gov't Printer, Cubola Productions) 40 pages pamph, ills, 1976. Descriptive. Belize. An official government publication. Deals briefly with the land, climate, people, culture, history, government, foreign affairs, economy, industry, agriculture, education, health and social services and conditions. Car, LOC, Woo.

 

Belize 1980 Population Census: Summary Tables. (Belmopan: Statistical Office) 3 vols, 1982-1983. Demography. Population. Belize. A census report. LOC.

 

Belize Sugar Industries Limited: A Brief History of Sugar in Belize. (Belize City: Belize Sugar Industries Ltd) 19 pages pamph, maps, 1986. Agriculture. Sugar. Foreign multinational corporations. Belize. Interesting data on the use of refugees from the north to establish a sugar crop and on the development of Tate & Lyle’s Corozal Sugar Factory Ltd in the period 1964-1985. Wri.

 

Belize: The Distinctive Edge. (Belize City: Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry) 20 pages pamph, maps, 1990. Descriptive. Economics. Belize. A guidebook for businesspersons; targeted at potential investors. Covers banking, agriculture, manufacturing, labour, taxes, licences. Wri.

 

Belize: The Grand Tour. (Belize City: R Nicolait) 88 pages, col ills, [ca 1986]. Travel. Descriptive. Belize. A guidebook for tourists. LOC.

 

Belize Today: A Society in Transformation. (Belmopan: Sunshine Books, Ministry of Education) 103 pages pb, ills, biblio, [1984]. Sociology. Social sciences. Belize. A secondary school textbook. LOC, Wri.

 

Belize Tourism Industry Association: 1993 Membership Directory. (Belize City: BTIA) 98 pages, ills, maps, 1993. Descriptive. Economics. Tourism. Belize. A reference work. LOC.

 

Belize Trade Directory, 1976-77. (Belize City: Reporter P) 60 pages pamph, 1 map, 1976. Descriptive. Economics. Trade. Belize. A guidebook for businesspersons. Contains introductory information on Belize's history, climate, geography, education and tax structure, followed by business listings. Woo.

 

BELKIN, John N, and Sandra J HEINEMANN, and William A PAGE - The Culicidae of Jamaica. (Kingston: IOJ) 458 pages, biblio, 1970. Wildlife. Entomology. Culcidae. Mosquitoes. Jamaica. A comprehensive review of the mosquitoes of the island. Ing, LOC.

 

BELL, [?] – [English colonial administrator fl (1642) governor of Barbados; see: T Frere.]

 

BELL, AG – [British colonial administrator; collector of Guyanese wood. See: H Stone.]

 

BELL, Archibald - An Inquiry into the Policy and Justice of the Prohibition of the Use of Grain in the Distilleries Including Observations on the Nature and Uses of a Vent to Superfluous Land Produce, and a particular application of the general question to the present situation of the colonial interests. (Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay & Co and Sold by Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh, Brash & Reid, Glasgow, and John Murray . . ., London) viii,109 pages 8vo, tables, biblio, 1808. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. Agriculture. Sugar. Distilleries. Rum. Caribbean area. Condemns the confining UK distillers to sugar. By a Scots advocate and writer (1755-1854). Very scarce. BL, DNB, Rag.

 

BELL, Archie - The Spell of the Caribbean Islands. (Boston, MA: LC Page & Co) 361 pages hb, b&w photos, maps, 1926; (New York: Robert M McBride & Co) 361 pages hb, b&w photos, maps, 1933. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A cruise narrative. The story of a summer voyage by cargo ship through the Lesser Antilles, with chapters on most of the Windward and Leeward Islands. Openly racist. Author (1877-?). Bay, Be.A, Co.C, Com, LOC, Mom, My.R.

 

BELL, Carl, ed - A Complete Statistical History of Shell Shield Cricket, 1966-1987. (Kingston: Management Research & Computing Services Ltd) iv,265 pages, 1988; (Austin: U of Texas P) xxi,318 pages, ills, [ca 1989]. Sport. Cricket. Caribbean area. Ban, LOC.

 

BELL, Charles Jasper – [US congressman (1885-1978); representative for Missouri, chairman of a subcommittee of he House Committee on Insular Affairs. See: “Investigation of Political . . .;“ and “To Amend . . .; “ and “To Assist in Relieving . . .” Web page.]

 

BELL, Charles Napier - Tangweera: Life and Adventures amongst Gentle Savages. (London: Edward Arnold) xi,318 pages 21 cm, plates, 1899. Descriptive. Mosquito Coast. An autobiography. His life as a boy for 16 years amongst the Mosquito Indians. By a New Zealand author (1854-1936). Scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC.

 

BELL, Euphemia Young - Beautiful Bermuda: The Bermuda Blue Book. (New York) 1896 1st ed; (ibidem) 145 pages, ills, 1 map, 1902; (ibidem) 235,xxxix pages pb, 1929 6th ed; (ibidem) 464,lxxxiv pages, many ills, 1 folding map, 1945 8th ed; (ibidem) 632 pages, plates, 4 maps, 1946 9th ed; (ibidem) 736 pages hb, plates, 5 folding maps, dj, 1947 10th ed; (ibidem) 736 pages pb, 1947. Travel. Descriptive. Bermuda. A guidebook for tourists. 1st edition scarce. Com, LOC, RES.

 

BELL, Euphemia Young - Bermuda: Practical Questions Answered, Information from the New Book of Bermuda. (New York) 40 pages pamph, [1896]. Travel. Descriptive. Bermuda. A guidebook for tourists. Very scarce. RES.

 

BELL, Euphemia Young - [Bermuda travel writer (1841-1915).]

 

BELL, Gordon – Sir Garfield Sobers. (London: Nelson) 128 pages, ills, 1978. Descriptive. Sport. Cricket. Garfield Sobers. Barbados. A biography. LOC.

 

BELL, Gordon – Wayside Sketches . . . [See: George Bernard]

 

[BELL, Gordon] - Wayside Sketches: Pen-Pictures of Barbadian Life. By George Bernard. (Bridgetown: Advocate Co) 1934; (Bridgetown: Nation Publishing) 89 pages pb, 1985 2nd ed. Descriptive. Barbados. A collection of ‘Advocate’ newspaper articles written under a pseudonym. An entertaining view of life in Barbados in the first half of the 20th century. LOC.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - Cultivation of Oranges in Dominica. (London: IDA, Pamphlet Series, No 37) 52 pages pamph, 1905. Agriculture. Tropical fruit. Citrus. Oranges. Dominica. Very scarce. Cu.W, My.R, RES.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - Dominica: Roads and Land Settlement. Report on the Expenditure of the Parliamentary Grant in Aid. (London: HMSO, Cd 1784, Colonial Reports, Miscellaneous No 23) 12 pages pamph, 1903. Descriptive. Land use. Roads. Land settlement. Dominica. A parliamentary report. Very scarce. My.R.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - Glimpses of a Governor's Life: From Diaries, Letters and Memoranda. (London: Sampson Low, Marston) ix,212 pages 8vo hb, photos, [ca 1946]. Descriptive. Colonial administration. Dominica. An autobiography. BL, Co.C, Com, LOC, My.D, My.R, Pos.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - Notes on Dominica, and Hints to Intending Settlers. Compiled by the Administrator. (London: IDA) 7 pages folio pamph, 1903 1st ed; (Bridgetown: IDA, Pamphlet Series, No 24) 24 pages pamph, 1903. Descriptive. Dominica. A guidebook for settlers. Distributed to hotels and waiting rooms in the UK to stimulate interest in and emigration to Dominica. See also GWD Young for the 1909 revision, and HAA Nicholls for the 1919 revision. Both editions scarce. Cu.W 183d, 2431, My.D, My.R, Pos, RES.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - Obeah: Witchcraft in the West Indies. (London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington) viii,200 pages 8vo hb, 1889 1st ed; (ibidem) viii,200 pages 8vo hb, 1893; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) viii,200 pages 23 cm hb, 1970 facs ed. Religion. Obeah. Witchcraft. Superstition. Folklore. Grenada. Caribbean area. 1st and 2nd editions scarce. Bay, BL, Com, Cu.W, Gos, LOC, My.R, RES.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - Witches and Fishes. (London: Edward Arnold & Co) 187 pages hb, plates, dj, 1948. Descriptive. Obeah. Fishes. Caribbean area. Reminiscences, with emphasis on voodoo and WI fishes. Illustrations by Joanna Dowling. BL, LOC.

 

BELL, Henry Hesketh Joudon - [British colonial administrator (1864-1952); administrator of Dominica 1899-1905; governor of Uganda, Nigeria, and later of the Leeward Islands, 1912-16, and of Mauritius; knighted 1907. RES.]

 

BELL, Herbert Clifford Francis - Studies in the Trade Relations of the British West Indies and North America, 1763-1773; 1783-1793. (Philadelphia) 1917. History. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. North America. Caribbean area. Consists of reprints of two articles. Scarce. LOC, Rag.

 

BELL, Herbert Clifford Francis - [US historian (1881-1966).]

 

BELL, Herbert Clifford Francis, and David W PARKER et al - Guide to British West Indian Archive Materials in London and in the Islands, for the History of the United States. (Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution, Publication No 372) ix,435 pages hb, 1926. History. Colonial administration. Archives. United States. Caribbean area. A bibliography. Supplemented by the Ragatz guide. Co.C, Com, Jor, LOC, My.D, My.R, Pat, Rag, RES.

 

BELL, Howard Holman – Black Separatism and the Caribbean, 1860. (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P) 184 pages, 1970. Immigration. Race relations. Haiti. Caribbean area. Lag.

 

BELL, Hugh MacLachlan - Bahamas, Isles of June. (New York: Williams & Norgate, Robert M McBride & Co) xvi,226 pages hb, 11 photos, 1934 1st id; (ibidem) xvii,226 pages hb, 11 photos, 1934 2nd ed. Piracy. Buccaneering. Descriptive. Bahamas. The history of piracy in the islands. Bay, Com, LOC.

 

BELL, Ian - The Dominican Republic. (Boulder, CO: Westview P. London: Ernest Benn Ltd) xvi,392 pages hb, 35 b&w photos, maps, dj, 1980. History. Dominican Republic. Mainly on socio-political issues. Car, Gos, LOC.

 

BELL, John - An Enquiry into the Causes which produce, and the Means of preventing, Diseases among British Officers, Soldiers and Others in the West Indies . . . (London: Printed for John Murray) xv,180 pages 8vo, 1791. Health. Diseases. Military. British officers. Caribbean area. A medical monograph. Makes sensible recommendations. By a British military surgeon (1763-1820). Very scarce. Cu.W, DNB, Rag, Sab 4455.

 

BELL, John - An Epistle to friends in Maryland, Virginia, Barbadoes, and the other colonies, and islands in the West-Indies, where any Friends are. (London) 4 pages pamph, 1741. Church. Religion. Quakers. Barbados. Addressed to slaveholders, advising how they should treat their slaves. Apart from the names in the title, there are no specific references to any island. A Quaker tract. Exceptionally scarce. Ha.S.

 

BELL, John - A Practical Treatise on the Culture of Sugar Cane and the Distillation of Rum. (London) 1831 1st ed; (Calcutta, India) 1831. Agriculture. Sugar. Plantations. Distilleries. Rum. Caribbean area. Both issues exceptionally scarce. Rag.

 

BELL, Kenneth Norman, and WP MORRELL, ed - Select Documents on British Colonial Policy, 1830-1860. (Oxford: Oxford UP) xlix,610 pages, 1928. Colonial administration. British Empire. Colonial policy. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. Bay, LOC.

 

BELL, Kenneth Norman – [British historian (1884-1951).]

 

BELL, Pearl, and Vivien GOLDMAN - Pearl's Delicious Jamaican Dishes: Recipes from Pearl Bell's Repertoire. ([place?]: Island Trading Co) 132 pages pb, 1993. Food. Nutrition. Jamaica. A cookbook. Whi.

 

BELL, Thomas Ian Woodward - Management of the Trinidad Mora Forests with Special Reference to the Matura Forest Reserve. (Port-of-Spain: Forestry Division) ix,70 pages, biblio, [1971]. Forestry. National parks. Forest reserves. Matura. Trinidad. Based on his 1970 UWI PhD thesis. Author (1925-?). Com, Jor.

 

BELL, Wendell - Jamaican Leaders: Political Attitudes in a New Nation. (Berkeley & Los Angeles: U of California P) xii,229 pages hb, 1 map, biblio, dj, 1964. Politics. Leaders. Attitudes. Jamaica. Attempts to identify leaders and to analyze the likely direction of society; a ponderous and somewhat repetitive study. Bay, Co.C, Com, Gos, Gri, Ing, LOC, Whi, Will.

 

BELL, Wendell, ed - The Democratic Revolution in the West Indies: Studies in Nationalism, Leadership and the Belief in Progress. (New York) 392 pages hb, 1967 1st ed; (Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Co) 232 pages hb, 1967. Politics. Nationalism. Leadership. Beliefs. Caribbean area. Bay, Com, Gos, LOC, Pat.

 

BELL, Wendell, and Walter E FREEMAN, ed – Ethnicity and Nation-building: Comparative, International and Historical Perspectives. (Beverley Hills, CA: Sage Publications) 400 pages, [1974]. Politics. Sociology. Ethnicity. Race relations. Caribbean area. Com, LOC, New.

 

BELL, Wendell, and Ivar OXALL - Decisions on Nationhood: Political and Social Development in the British Caribbean. (Denver: U of Denver, Social Science Foundation, Monograph Series in World Affairs) 99 pages, 1964. Politics. Institutions. Organizations. Development. Caribbean area. Bay, Co.C, Com, Gos, LOC, Pat.

 

BELLAH, James Warner – Irregular Gentleman. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co) 248 pages, 1948. Descriptive. Haiti. Lag.

 

BELLAMY, Frank – The Caribbean: Cadogan Guides . . . [See: “The Caribbean . . .”]

 

BELLAMY, Frank – Caribbean Island Hopping: A Handbook for the Independent Traveller. (London: Gentry Books. New York: Hippocrene Books) 280 pages 24 cm pb, many maps, index, 1979 1st ed; (London: Sphere Books Ltd, Island Hopping Series) 294 pages 24 cm pb, index, 1981. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for tourists. Only advised for the strong and the brave. Publication ceased in 1981. BL, LOC, My.R.

 

BELLEGARDE, Louis Dantes - Haiti and her Problems. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico) 1936; (New York: Gordon P) hb, 1976 rep. Descriptive. Haiti. By the Haitian critic, scholar, lawyer, and statesman (1877-1966). 1st edition scarce. Bay, Bow, Her.

 

BELLEGARDE-SMITH, Patrick - Haiti: The Breached Citadel. (Boulder, CO: Westview P) 175 pages hb, 1989. Politics. Haiti. Gos, LOC, Whi.

 

BELLEGARDE-SMITH, Patrick - In the Shadow of Powers: Dantes Bellegarde in Haitian Social Thought. (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities P International) 244 pages, 1985. Descriptive. Sociology. Dantes Bellegarde. Haiti. A biography. Bow, Gos, LOC.

 

BELLEGARDE-SMITH, Patrick - [Haitian sociologist; professor of Africology at the Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Web page.]

 

BELLER, William S, ed – Proceedings of the Conference on Environmental Management and Economic Growth in the Smaller Islands. Wildey, St Michael, Barbados, September 17-21, 1979. (Washington, DC: Dep’t of State, International Organization & Conference Series, No 143, Dep’t of State Publication 8996) 1979. Environment. Economics. Development planning. Caribbean area. A collection of conference papers. My.R.

 

BELLER, William S, ed – Proceedings of the Interoceanic Workshop on Sustainable Development and Environmental Management of Small Islands, Humacao, Puerto Rico, November 3-7, 1986. (Washington, DC: Dep’t of State, Man and the Biosphere Programme) 1986. Environment. Development planning. Caribbean area. A collection of conference papers.

 

BELLER, William S, ed – Puerto Rico and the Sea: An Action Program for Marine Affairs: A Report to the Governor. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico P, Economic Development Administration of Puerto Rico) 129 pages pb, ills, maps, 1974. Colonial administration. Marine resources. Conservation. Pollution. Puerto Rico. An official government report; a comprehensive overview of the use and misuse of marine resources by the general population and industry. Translated by Irma Balzac. Bow, Cev, LOC.

 

BELLER, William S, ed – The US Virgin Islands and the Sea. ([Charlotte Amalie]: Office of the Lt Governor) 169 pages, 1970. Colonial administration. Marine resources. St Croix. St Thomas. United States Virgin Islands. On official government publication.

 

BELLER, William S, ed – [US marine researcher (1919-?).]

 

Belmopan, Belize, CA. (Belize City: GIS. Margate: Eyre & Spottiswoode, Thanet P) 32 pages pamph, ills, [nd]. Descriptive. Belmopan. Belize. Describes the origins and development of the new capital. Woo.

 

BELLOWS, W - In Fair Jamaica. (Kingston: Educational Supply) 1907. Descriptive. Jamaica. Scarce.

 

BELMONTE, Benjamin Elias Jacob Colaco – An Alphabetical Digest and Index appended of about 1800 Reported Written Reasons of Decisions of the several Courts of Justice in British Guiana, from 1856 to 31st December, 1906, and of the General Statute Laws of the Colony of British Guiana, Comprising the Resolutions of the States General, 1774, and all Subsequent Statutes upto the 31st December, 1906. Prepared and compiled by BEJC Belmonte. (London: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd) xiii,419 pages hb, 1907. Law. Courts of Justice. Statutes. Guyana. A digest of case reports and an index of the statutes. Contains 3000 references. Very scarce. BL, Jor, LOC, New, Pat.

 

BELMONTE, Benjamin Elias Jacob Colaco – Supplementary Alphabetical Digest and Index Appended of Reported Written Reasons of Decisions of the Several Courts of Justice in British Guiana from 1st January 1907 to 21st August, 1908, and of the Statute Laws of the Colony of British Guiana during the same Period. (London: Sweet & Maxwell) xiii,90 pages 8vo, 1908. Law. Courts of Justice. Statutes. Guyana. A digest of case reports and an index to the statutes; a supplement to his “An Alphabetical Digest . . .” Very scarce. BL.

 

BELMORE, Somerset Lowry-Corry, 2nd Lord – [British colonial administrator; Irish peer, governor of Jamaica, 1828-32. See: "Communications Made to the Government by Lord Belmore . . ."]

 

BELPRE, Pura – Once in Puerto Rico. (New York: F Warne) 96 pages, ills, 1973. Folklore. Puerto Rico. A collection of 16 folk tales. Illustrations by Christine Price. Cev.

 

BEMIS, Samuel Flagg - Jay's Treaty: A Study in Commerce and Diplomacy. (New York) 1923; (Westport, CT: Greenwood P) xx,526 pages, 1975 rep. International relations. Economics. Trade. Blockades. United States. Caribbean area. The colonial carrying trade and the blockade of US shipping. By a US historian (1891-1973); professor of history and international relations at Yale. 1st edition scarce. LOC, Rag.

 


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