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RIEDEL, Ernest C – Pictorial Trip to Bermuda. Painted and Described by Ernest C Riedel. (New York: Read Printing Co) 32 pages pamph, col plates, 1928. Descriptive. Bermuda. A pictorial book.

 

RIEDLER, Roland, comp – Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Provisional Government of Cuba. Record Group 199. (Washington, DC: The National Archives, Preliminary Inventories, No 146) 28 pages pamph, 1962. Libraries. Archives. Records. Cuba. Chi.

 

RIEFF, David - The Exile: Cuba in the Heart of Miami. (New York: Simon & Schuster, Touchstone Books) 220 pages 23 cm pb, index, [ca 1993]; (London: Vintage Books) 220 pages, index, 1994 2nd ed. Sociology. Refugees. Exiles. Migration. Florida. Miami. Cuba. Bow, Stu.

 

RIEFF, David - Going to Miami: Exiles, Tourists, and Refugees in the New America. (Boston: Little, Brown & Co) 230 pages 22 cm, [ca 1987]; (London: Bloomsbury) 230 pages 24 cm, 1987; (New York: Penguin Books) 230 pages 20 cm pb, 1988; (Gainesville: UP of Florida) xiv,230 pages 22 cm, ills, 1999. Sociology. Refugees. Exiles. Migration. Miami. Cuba. LOC.

 

RIEGERT, T - Development of Tourism Attractions of St Vincent. (Washington, DC: OAS) 1985. Economics. Tourism. Development planning. St Vincent. A technical assistance report.

 

RIEGERT, T - Tourism Development Plan for Soufriere. (Washington, DC: OAS) 1985. Economics. Tourism. Development planning. Soufriere. St Lucia. A technical assistance report.

 

RIENITS, Rex, and Thea RIENITS - The Voyages of Columbus. (London: Hamlyn Publishing Group, Printed in Singapore) 152 pages 30 cm hb, many col and b&w ills, dj, 1970. Discovery. Exploration. Christopher Columbus. Caribbean area. A pictorial book. BL.

 

RIERA, Pepita – Cuba: The Truth and the Myth. (Miami: sn) 12 pages pamph, 1966. Politics. Cuba. Chi.

 

RIERSON, Michael - Jamaica: Country Report. (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution) 31 pages pamph, 1976. Economics. Jamaica. Car.

 

RIESGO, Raymond R - Economic Developments in Jamaica, 1957. (Washington, DC: Gov't Printer, World Trade Information Service) 4 pages pamph, 1958. Economics. Tourism. Jamaica. Co.C, Com.

 

RIEZEBOS, HT – Geomorphology and Soils of Sipaliwini Savanna, South Suriname. (Utrecht: sn) 168 pages, figs, 11 photos, 2 maps in pocket, 1979. Geology. Soils. Savannas. Sipaliwini. Suriname. A republication of his PhD thesis.

 

RIGAU, Jorge - Puerto Rico: Turn-of-the Century Architecture in the Hispanic Caribbean, 1890-1930. (New York: Rizzoli International Publications) 232 pages 31 cm hb, col and b&w ills, maps, biblio, index, 1992; (ibidem) 232 pages 31 cm pb, ills, maps, biblio, index, 1992. Architecture. Conservation. Puerto Rico. BL, LOC.

 

RIGAUD, Milo – Secrets of Voodoo. (New York: Arco Pub) 219 pages 24 cm hb, photos, 1969; (ibidem) 219 pages pb, photos, 1971; (San Francisco: City Lights Books) 219 pages 21 cm hb, photos, [ca 1985] rep; (ibidem) 219 pages 21 cm pb, photos, [ca 1985] rep. Religion. Voodoo. Haiti. An esoterist’s interpretation of voodoo. Translated from the French by Robert B Cross. Photographed by Odette Mennesson. By a Haitian poet, novelist, journalist, and folklorist (1904-1981). Ch.H, Gos, Her, LOC.

 

RIGDON, Susan M – [US author (1943-). See: O Lewis. BL.]

 

RIGG, J Linton - The Alluring Antilles: A Cruising Guide to the West Indies. (Princeton and Toronto: D Van Nostrand Co Inc) xvi,267 pages cm hb, 88 b&w photos, 7 col photos, 5 maps, 1963 1st ed. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for yachtspersons. LOC, My.R.

 

RIGG, J Linton - Bahama Islands: A Boatman’s Guide to the Land and the Water. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons) xxiv,292 pages 26 cm, ills, [ca 1973] 4th ed. Travel. Descriptive. Bahamas. A guidebook for yachtspersons. The title of the 4th edition of his “Bahama Islands . . . “ Revised by Harry Kline. Com, LOC.

 

RIGG, J Linton - Bahama Islands: Illustrated by the Author. (New York: Van Nostrand) xviii,167 pages 27 cm hb, b&w plates, folding charts, dj, [1949] 1st ed; (ibidem) xviii,168 pages hb, 24 photos, 17 charts, [ca 1951] 2nd ed; (Princeton, NJ: Princeton U, Van Nostrand) xx,197 pages 27 cm 4to hb, many ills, photos, dj, [1959] 3rd ed. Travel. Descriptive. Bahamas. A guidebook for yachtspersons. Bay, BL, Com

 

RIGG, J Linton - [US travel writer (1894-1976); owned Goat Cay in the Bahamas; subsequently lived in Carriacou where he purchased Villa Tranquillity and where he died; founded Carriacou’s Annual Regatta Festival in 1958. LOC.]

 

Rigged Elections in Guyana. (Georgetown: PPP) 76 pages 21 cm pb, ills, 1978. Politics. Elections. Guyana. LOC.

 

The Right in the West India Merchants to a Double Monopoly of the Sugar Market of Great Britain, and the Expediency of all Monopolies, Examined. (London: J Debrett) 83 pages 8vo pamph, 1792 1st ed; (ibidem) 83 pages pamph, 1793. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. East/West India produce controversy. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Urges opening the market to East India sugar. 1st edition exceptionally scarce; 2nd edition very scarce. BL, Rag, Sab 71348.

 

The Right of the West India Merchants . . . [See: "The Right in the West India Merchants . . ."]

 

The Rights of Man (not Paine's), but the Rights of Man in the West Indies. By Anthropos. (London: Knight & Lacey) 8vo pamph, 1824. Colonial administration. Slavery. Boycotts. Human rights. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. The second boycott of WI produce. Urges a boycott. BL cites one Matthews of Hinton as the possible author. Very scarce. BL, GL, LOC, Rag.

 

RIJKENS, RH - A Dutch Agronomist's View of Curacaoan Society in the Post-Abolition Period. (Tiel: A van Loon) 1907. Colonial administration. Descriptive. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Scarce. Bro.

 

RILAND, John - Letter Addressed to a Clerical Advocate of the British and Foreign Bible, Church Missionary, and Hibernian Societies; on the Intimate Connexion of those and Similar Institutions with the Abolition of Colonial Slavery. (London: Printed by Ellerton & Henderson) 12 pages 8vo pamph, [1829]. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. A defence of organised bodies of emancipationists. Very scarce. BL, GL, LOC, Rag

 

RILAND, John – Memoirs of a West-India planter: Published from an original MS: With a preface and additional details. (London: Hamilton, Adams & Co) pamph, 1827. Colonial administration. Slavery. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

RILAND, John - On the Codrington Estates: A Letter to the Most Reverend William Lord Bishop of Canterbury, President of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, on the Connection of that Institution with Codrington College in the Island of Barbadoes. (London: J Hatchard, Printed by Ellerton & Henderson) 12 pages 8vo pamph, 1830. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Codrington Estates. Christopher Codrington Jr. Barbados. An abolitionist tract. Continues his attack on the Society for owning slaves. Very scarce. BL, Cu.W, GL, Han, LOC, Rag.

 

RILAND, John - Two Letters, Severally Addressed to the Editor of the Christian Observer and the Editor of the Christian Remembrancer: Relative to the Slave-Cultured Estates of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. (London: J Hatchard & Son) 15 pages 8vo pamph, 1828. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Codrington Estates. Barbados. An abolitionist tract. Criticizes slavery on the SPG's Codrington estates. Very scarce. BL, Cu.W, GL, Han, LOC, Rag 233, 545, Sab 71390.

 

RILAND, John - [British Anglican missionary in the WI (1778-1863); later chaplain to the Magdalen Asylum in Birmingham. LOC.]

 

RILAND, John, ed - Memoirs of a West India Planter. Published from an Original Manuscript, with a Preface and Additional Details. (London: Hamilton, Adams & Co) xxxv,218 pages 19 cm 12mo, 1827 1st ed; (ibidem) xxxv,218 pages, 1828; (ibidem) xxxv,218 pages 12mo, 1837 2nd ed; (ibidem) xxxv,218 pages, 1838. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. A poor work. Published to raise sympathy for the emancipation movement. 1st edition very scarce; other editions scarce. BL, Cu.J, LOC, Rag, RES, Sab 69243, 71389, 71390.

 

RILEY, Donald C, and James A LYNN – Report on the Statistical System of Puerto Rico to the Director of the Budget, Government of Puerto Rico. (Washington, DC: Bureau of the Budget) 53 leaves 28 cm pamph, 1948. Colonial administration. Statistics. Puerto Rico. An official government report. LOC, Viv.

 

RILEY, Norman Denbigh - A Field Guide to the Butterflies of the West Indies. (London: Collins) 224 pages 20 cm, 338 col ills, 28 line drawings, 24 pages of plates, 1 map, biblio, 1975; (New York: Quadrangle/New York Times Book, Quadrangle Field Guide Series) 224 pages 20 cm, many col and b&w ills, biblio, index, [ca 1975]. Entomology. Lepidoptera. Butterflies. Caribbean area. A comprehensive and up-to-date reference book. Includes 293 species, or every known species. Illustrations by Gordon Riley and Brian Hargreaves. By a British entomologist (1890-1979) Be.A, BL, Bo.C, Cev, Gos, LOC, Pot.

 

RILEY, Sandra - Homeward Bound: A History of the Bahama Islands to 1850, with a Definitive Study of Abaco in the American Loyalist Plantation Period. (Miami: Albert Lowe Museum, Island Research) xi,308 pages 23 cm pb, ills, biblio, index, [ca 1983]. History. American Revolution. Loyalists. Abaco. Bahamas. Spoiled by containing many inaccuracies. BL, LOC.

 

RILEY, Sandra - The Lucayans. (London: Macmillan Caribbean) [88] pages 19 cm, ills, 1991. Descriptive. Island Caribs. Lucayans. Bahamas. Paintings by Alton Lowe. BL.

 

RINALDO, Peter Merritt - The Jacksons from Bermuda: John Richard Jackson Branch. (Briarcliff Manor, NY: DorPete P) 138 pages 29 cm, ills, maps, [ca 1992]. Genealogy. John Richard Jackson. Bermuda. Bow, LOC.

 

RING, Harry – Cuba and Problems of Workers Democracy. (New York: Pathfinder P) 15 pages pamph, [1972]. Politics. Cuba. A reprint of four articles printed in ‘Militant’ during August-September 1971. Chi.

 

RING, Harry – How Cuba Uprooted Race Discrimination. (sl [New York]: Pioneer Publishers) 15 pages pamph, [1961]. Sociology. Race relations. Cuba. BL, Chi.

 

RINGS, William Rufus – Aruban Annals. (Plain City, OH: By the Author) 37 pages 30 cm pamph, ills, maps, [1943] 4th ed. History. Aruba. Netherlands Antilles. LOC.

 

RINGSTROM, Sigurd – The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World. Part 1: The Caribbean. (Isleworth: Privately Printed) 166 pages, ills, [1977]. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Caribbean area. By a Danish philatelist (1908-1992). Reg.

 

RINNAN, Jens A - Absenteeism in Industry in Trinidad and Tobago. (Port-of-Spain: Employers' Consultative Association of Trinidad & Tobago) 10 pages pamph, 1977. Industrial relations. Absenteeism. Trinidad. Tobago.

 

RINT, Willem Hendrik – [Dutch colonial administrator (1750-1848); governor of St Maarten, 1802-1806. See: J Hartog, “The Courthouse . . .”]

 

Riot in Barbados and Destruction of the Wesleyan Chapel and Mission House. (sl) 4 pages pamph, [1824]. Church. Religion. Methodists. William Shrewsbury. Slavery. Barbados. Very rare, only 1 copy known. Han.

 

The Riots of 1905: Details of the Outbreak, Its Causes and the Measures Taken for its Suppression; Inquest on the Victims and Punishment of the Rioters. (Georgetown: Chronicle) 1906. Colonial administration. Public order. Ruimveldt Riots, 1905. Punishments. Guyana. Very scarce.

 

RIOU, Roger – A Guide to the Citadelle Christophe, Republic of Haiti. (Cap Haitien) 12 pages pamph, 1937. Travel. Descriptive. Citadelle Christophe. Haiti. A guidebook for tourists. Scarce. Lag.

 

RIOU, Roger – The Island of My Life: From Petty Crime to Priestly Mission. (New York: Delacorte P) 300 pages 22 cm, ills, 7 leaves of plates, [1975]. Descriptive. Church. Religion. Roman Catholics. Haiti. An autobiography. The US title of his “Turtle Island . . . “ Web page. Car, LOC.

 

RIOU, Roger – Turtle Island, Goodbye. An Autobiography. (New York: Dell) 1975; (London: Collins & Harville) 300 pages 22 cm hb, dj, 1976. Descriptive. Church. Religion. Roman Catholics. Haiti. An autobiography. Translated from the French by Martin Sokolinsky. BL.

 

RIOU, Roger – [Belgian Roman Catholic priest (1909-1994); served on the island of La Tortue in Haiti during the regime of Francois Duvalier until he was eventually exiled. LOC.]

 

RIPER, G Van – [See: VAN RIPER]

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - The Cuban Scene: Censors & Dissenters. (Washington, DC: Cuban American National Foundation) 59 pages pamph, 1982. Politics. Cuba. BL, Bow, Gos.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - Cubans in the United States. (New York: E Tores, American Publishing Co) 29,29,xx pages 23 cm pamph, ills, [ca 1987]. Sociology. Refugees. Migration. Cuba. LOC.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - Harnessing the Intellectuals: Censoring Writers and Artists in Today's Cuba. (New York: Freedom House, Cuban American National Foundation) 59 pages 23 cm, 1985. Politics. Censorship. Intellectuals. Writers. Artists. Cuba. Bow, LOC, Stu.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - The Heresy of Words in Cuba. (New York: Freedom House) 55 pages 23 cm pamph, biblio, index, 1985. Politics. Censorship. Cuba. The same as his "The Cuban Scene . . ." Bow, LOC.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - Jose Marti: A Biography in Photographs and Documents. (Coral Gables, FL: Senda Nueva de Ediciones) 141 pages 29 cm, ills, [ca 1992]. Descriptive. Politics. Jose Marti. Cuba. A biography. Gos, LOC.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - Jose Marti, the United States, and the Marxist Interpretation of Cuban History. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, Transaction Books) ix,80 pages 23 cm pb, biblio, index, [ca 1984]. International relations. Marxists. Jose Marti. United States. Cuba. BL, Bow, Gos, LOC.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - Marti: Democracy and Anti-imperialism. (Coral Gables: U of Miami) 15 pages 22 cm pamph, [ca 1985]. International relations. Jose Marti. United States. Cuba. LOC.

 

RIPOLL, Carlos - [Cuban-American author; professor at City U of NY.]

 

RIPPINGHAM, John - Jamaica Considered in its Present State, Political, Financial and Philosophical. (Kingston) 1817. Colonial administration. Slavery. Jamaica. Portrays the state of the slaves, religious conditions, and the legal system. Exceptionally scarce. Cu.J, Rag, RES.

 

RIPPON, Joseph - Unification: United West Indies. (London: Waterlow & Sons) 61 pages 8vo pamph, 1912. Politics. Integration. Federation proposals. Caribbean area. Author (1852-?). Scarce. Bay, BL, RES.

 

RIPPY, James Fred - The Caribbean Danger Zone: A Realistic Account of Great Value in the Present World Crisis. (New York: George P Putnam’s Sons) xii,296 pages 22 cm hb, biblio, dj, [ca 1940]; (ibidem) xii,296 pages 22 cm hb, biblio, dj, [ca 1940] 2nd imp. International relations. United States. Caribbean area. A WW II study of US policy. The author proposes to safeguard the US by establishing protectorates in Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Panama, and acquiring naval bases elsewhere in the WI. By a US historian (1892-1977). Bay, BL, Gos, LOC, Tra.

 

RITCHIE, Geoffrey Graham, ed – St Lucia: A Philatelic History. (Harrowgate: Roses Caribbean Philatelic Society, Handbook No 3) 114 pages 30 cm, ills, plates, maps, 1978. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. St Lucia. Very scarce, a limited edition of 200 copies. BL.

 

RITCHIE, Geoffrey Graham, ed – West Indian Censorship Devices. Handbook No 2. (Harrowgate: Roses Caribbean Philatelic Society) 102 pages 30 cm, ills, plates, 1977. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Caribbean area. The WW II period. Very scarce, a limited edition of 250 copies. BL, LOC.

 

RITCHIE, Geoffrey Graham, ed – West Indian Civil Censorship Devices in World War II. Handbook No 1. (Harrowgate: Roses Caribbean Philatelic Society) 82 pages 30 cm pb, 1976. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Caribbean area. The WW II period. Very scarce, a limited edition of 150 copies. BL.

 

RITCHIE, William Blackley - From Religion to Revelation. [Georgetown?] 1893. Church. Religion. Presbyterians. Guyana. By a Presbyterian minister in BG (1854-1918). Exceptionally scarce. Cu.W.

 

RITSON, Edward Herbert – Report of the Commission on the Civil Service of Trinidad and Tobago, 1954. (Port-of-Spain: Gov’t Printer) 117 pages, 1954. Public administration. Trinidad. Tobago. An official government report. By a British civil servant (1892-1981); served in the Inland Department. Scarce. New

 

RITTER, Archibald RM - The Economic Development of Revolutionary Cuba: Strategy and Economic Performance. (New York: Praeger, Praeger Special Studies in International Economics & Development) xvi,372 pages 25 cm, biblio, [1974]. Economics. Cuba. Chi, Gos, LOC, Stu.

 

RITTER, Archibald RM, ed – Latin America and the Caribbean: Geopolitics, Development, and Culture: Conference Proceedings. (Ottawa: Carleton U, School of International Affairs) viii,355 pages 23 cm pb, ills, [ca 1984]. International relations. Latin America. Caribbean area. In English and Spanish. A collection of conference papers. LOC.

 

RITTER, Archibald RM, ed – Prospects for Latin America and the Caribbean to the Year 2000. Consultative Symposium on Canadian Relations with Latin America, Carleton University, 1989. Proceedings. (Ottawa: Canadian Association for Latin American & Caribbean Studies) 453 pages, 1990. International relations. Latin America. Caribbean area. A collection of conference papers. Gos, LOC.

 

RITTER, Archibald RM, and John M KIRK, ed - Cuba in the International System. (Basingstoke: Macmillan) xviii,294 pages 23 cm hb, 2 maps, biblio, index, 1995; (New York: St Martin’s P) xviii,294 pages hb, biblio, index, 1995. International relations. Cuba. BL, LOC.

 

RITZ, Stacy – Hidden Belize. (Berkeley: Ulysses P) 246 pages 20 cm pb, ills, maps, index, 1999. Travel. Descriptive. Belize. A guidebook for tourists. BL.

 

RITZ, Stacy – The New Key to Belize. (Berkeley, CA: Ulysses P, New Key Travel Series) 205 pages 22 cm pb, [8] pages of plates, col and b&w maps, [ca 1994]; (ibidem) 209 pages 22 cm pb, col and b&w ills, [8] pages of plates, maps, biblio, index, [ca 1995] 2nd ed; (ibidem) 212 pages 22 cm pb, ills, maps, biblio, index, [ca 1998] 3rd ed. Travel. Descriptive. Belize. A guidebook for tourists. Illustrations by Kim Glenn, photos by Doug Perrine. BL, Bow, LOC.

 

RIUS [pseud] – [See: "Cuba for Beginners . . ."]

 

RIVAS, Luis Rene – A New Dussumieriid Fish of the Genus Jenkinsia from Bermuda. (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, Miscellaneous Collections No 106) 1946. Marine resources. Zoology. Fish. Bermuda. BL.

 

RIVERA, AG Quintero – [See: QUINTERO RIVERA]

 

RIVERA, Eulalie – Growing Up on St Croix. (Charlotte Amalie: Antilles Graphic Arts) pamph, [1978]. Descriptive. St Croix. United States Virgin Islands. An autobiography. By a St Croix educator (1907-2009).

 

[RIVERA, Felix, and Amilcar TIRADO, and Nelida PEREZ, ed] - Julia de Burgos, 1914-1953. (New York: City U of New York, Hunter College, Puerto Rican Bibliographies) 25 pages 22 cm pamph, 1986. Descriptive. Literature. Julia de Burgos. Puerto Rico. A bibliography. Bilingual in English and Spanish. LOC.

 

RIVERA, Geraldo – Puerto Rico: Island of Contrasts. (New York: Parent’s Magazine P) 64 pages 24 cm, ills, 1973. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. Pictures by William Negron. LOC.

 

RIVERA, Guillermo - A Tentative Bibliography of the Belles-Lettres of Porto Rico. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP) viii,61 pages 23 cm, 1931. Literature. Belles-lettres. Puerto Rico. A bibliography. Includes anthologies, bibliography, biography, art, criticism, drama, essays, history, legend, fiction, oratory, poetry, folktales. Author (1885-1970). Gos, LOC, Viv.

 

RIVERA, Luis H, and Wayne D FREDERICK, and Cornelius FARRIS, and Earl H JENSON, and Lyle DAVIS, and Cecil D PALMER, and Lyle F JACKSON, and William E MC KENZIE – Soils Survey of the Virgin Islands of the United States. (Washington, DC: Dep’t of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service) 82 pages, 1970. Agriculture. Soils. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. An official government report. A soil survey report. Com.

 

RIVERA, Pedro A - Manos a la Obra: The Story Behind Operation Bootstrap. (New York: Hunter College) 25 pages pamph, 1986. Colonial administration. Economics. Operation Bootstrap. Puerto Rico. Bow.

 

RIVERA, Pedro Jose – General Studies as Preparation for College Work. (San Juan: Dep’t of Education) 102 pages, tables, graphs, biblio, 1966. Education. Puerto Rico. Based on his PhD dissertation at the U of Chicago. By the president of the U of Puerto Rico (1924-?). Viv.

 

RIVERA-BATIZ, Francisco L, and Carlos E SANTIAGO - Island Paradox: Puerto Rico in the 1990s. (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1990 Census Research Series) xi,198 pages 24 cm, ills, maps, biblio, index, [ca 1996]. Demography. Puerto Rico. BL, LOC.

 

RIVERA CORREA, Ricardo Romualdo – The Shadow of Don Pedro. (New York: Vantage P) 61 pages 21 cm, biblio, [1970]. Politics. Puerto Rico. Pays homage to Pedro Albizu Campos. LOC, Viv.

 

RIVERA DE OTERO, Consuelo - Mass Communications Services: Puerto Rican Government Radio, Television, and Community Education. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico) 153 pages 22 cm, biblio, 1976. Mass communications. Radio. Television. Education. Puerto Rico. Originally presented in 1973 as the author’s thesis at New York U. Gos, LOC.

 

RIVERA ORTIZ, Angel Israel – [Puerto Rican author (1947-). See: AG Ramos. BL.]

 

RIVERA-SANTOS, L - Rural Taxation in Ponce, PR. (Santurce) 68 pages, 1943. Taxation. Puerto Rico. Bay.

 

RIVEREND, J Le – [See: LE RIVEREND]

 

RIVERO, Andres – Cuba: The Truth. (Orangeburg, SC: Cruzada Publications) 24 pages pamph, 1965. Politics. Cuba. Chi.

 

RIVERO, Juan A – Los Amphibios y Reptiles de Puerto Rico: The Amphibians and Reptiles of Puerto Rico. (Río Piedras: Editorial Universitaria, U of Puerto Rico) 152,63,148 pages 25 cm, col photos, biblio, index, phonograph record, 1978; (ibidem) xvi,510 pages 25 cm, col and b&w ills, [ca 1998] 2nd ed. Zoology. Herpetology. Puerto Rico. A study of the reptiles. Includes a record of the sounds. Variously paginated. In English and in Spanish. BL, Cev, LOC.

 

RIVERO HERNÁNDEZ, Nicolas – [See: RIVERO HERNANDEZ]

 

RIVERO HERNANDEZ, Nicholas - Castro's Cuba: An American Dilemma. (Washington, DC: Robert B Luce) 239 pages 21 cm, [1962]. International relations. Fidel Castro. Cuba. Bay, LOC.

 

RIVERS, Marcellus, and Oxenbridge FOYLE - England's Slavery or Barbados Merchandize: Represented in a Petition to the High and Honourable Court of Parliament by M Rivers and O Foyle, Gentlemen, on the Behalf of Themselves and Three-score and Ten more Free-born Englishmen Sold, Uncondemned, into Slavery: Together with Letters Written to some Honourable Members of Parliament. (London) 7 pages 8vo pamph, 1659. Colonial administration. Immigration. Deportees. Barbados. Two English indentured servants from the Salisbury Uprising of 1655 deported to Barbados by Cromwell complain of inhuman treatment. Rare. BL, Han.

 

RIVIERE, Bill – [See: EW Riviere]

 

RIVIERE, Emmanuel William – Roots of Crisis in the Caribbean. (Brooklyn, NY: Bohiyo Enterprises) viii,110 pages 22 cm, biblio, [ca 1987]. Politics. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

RIVIERE, Emmanuel William – State Systems in the Eastern Caribbean: Historical and Contemporary Features. (Mona: UWI, ISER) vi,122 pages 24 cm pb, biblio, index, [ca 1990]. Politics. Integration. OECS. State systems. Caribbean area. Ban, BL, Gos, LOC.

 

RIVIÈRE, Peter G – [See: RIVIERE]

 

RIVIERE, Peter G – Christopher Columbus. (Stroud: Sutton Publishers, Pocket Biographies Series) xiii,111 pages 20 cm pb, ills, [8] pages of plates, maps, biblio, 1998. Descriptive. Discovery. Exploration. Christopher Columbus. Caribbean area. A biography. BL, LOC.

 

RIVIERE, Peter G – Individual and Society in Guyana: A Comparative Study of Amerindian Social Organization. (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology, No 51) vii,127 pages 24 cm hb, biblio, index, 1984; (ibidem) vii,127 pages pb, biblio, index, 1984. Sociology. Anthropology. Amerindians. Guyana. BL, Gos, LOC.

 

RIVIERE, Peter G – Marriage among the Trio: Principle of Social Organization. (Oxford: Clarendon P) xviii,353 pages 23 cm, 11 plates, maps, biblio, 1969. Sociology. Anthropology. Amerindians. Suriname. BL, Bro, Com, LOC.

 

RIVIERE, William A – Oppression and Resistance: The Black Condition in the Caribbean. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell U, Africana Studies Research Center, No 1) 75 pages, 1973. Politics. Race relations. Oppression. Resistance. Caribbean area. New.

 

RM, Mr [pseud] – [See: "Case of the Present Possessors . . .;" and also “General Survey of that Part . . .”]

 

ROACH, Patrick - The Bridge Barbados. (sl [Wildey]: sn [Coles Printery]) 143 pages 19 cm pb, 22 ills, 2 maps, [ca 1976]. Descriptive. Barbados. Title taken from the first designation of the modern capital. A combination of historical, anecdotal and autobiographical material. BL, Car, LOC, Pot.

 

ROACH, Patrick - Caribbean Shipping Episodes. (Bridgetown: Cole's Printery) 84 pages pb, 50 col and b&w ills, 1 map, [ca 1992]. Descriptive. Public transportation. Shipping. Barbados. An autobiography; his reminiscences of 40 years in Barbados shipping. BL.

 

The Road to National Unity. (Georgetown: PPP) 25 pages pamph, [ca 1982]. Politics. Guyana.

 

The Road to Opportunities at WISCO. (Kingston: West Indies Sugar Co Ltd) 24 pages pamph, 196-. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Foreign multinational corporations. WISCO. Jamaica. A recruitment pamphlet produced by the Jamaican subsidiary of Tate & Lyle. Will.

 

Road Transportation in Guyana. (Georgetown: Ministry of Economic Development) 1975. Public transportation. Roads. Guyana. An official government report. Car.

 

Roads and Land Settlement in Dominica. Report on the Expenditure of the Parliamentary Grant in Aid. (London: HMSO, Cd 1784) 1904. Colonial administration. Town and country planning. Land use. Dominica. A parliamentary report. Cu.W, My.R.

 

Roatan . . . [One of the islands in the abortive Bay Islands colony; the site of the British relocation of the Black Caribs of St Vincent in 1797 and of waves of Caymanian settlers after 1831. Surrendered to Honduras in 1859.]

 

ROBB, Alexander - The Gospel to the Africans: A Narrative of the Life and Labours of the Rev William Jameson in Jamaica and Old Calabar, by his son-in-law, Rev Alexander Robb, DD. (Edinburgh: A Elliot. London: Hamilton, Adams) x,299 pages 19 cm hb, portrait, 1861; (ibidem) 299 pages 8vo, [1862] 2nd ed. Descriptive. Church. Religion. William Jameson. Jamaica. A biography. Both issues scarce. BL, Cu.J, LOC, RES.

 

ROBB, Reive - Social and Economic Studies: Author and Keyword Index, Vol 1-26, 1953-1977. (Mona: UWI, ISER) 285 pages, 1980. Sociology. Economics. Caribbean area. A bibliography. See also G Greene. Ban, W&D.

 

ROBBINS, Carla Anne - The Cuban Threat. (New York: McGraw-Hill) xvi,351 pages 24 cm, 8 pages of plates, ills, biblio, index, [ca 1983]; (Philadelphia: ISHI Publications) xvi,355 pages 24 cm, 8 pages of plates, ills, biblio, index, [ca 1985] . International relations. Security. Cold War. Cuba. Chi, Gos, LOC.

 

ROBBINS, J, and Lachlan F BLAIR - The Distinctive Architecture of Willemstad: Its Conservation and Enhancement. (New York: J Stanton Robbins) 50 pages, 1961. Architecture. Conservation. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Bro.

 

ROBERTS, Alphonso – Proposal: On Substituting “St Vincent and the Grenadines” for “St Vincent.” (Kingstown: Gov’t Printer) 25 pages pamph, 1979. Politics. Constitutional. St Vincent & the Grenadines. An official government report.

 

ROBERTS, Audrey, comp - Bibliography of Commissions of Enquiry and other Government-Sponsored Reports on the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1900-1975. (Albuquerque: U of New Mexico. Madison, Wis: SALAM) xiii,89 pages 28 cm pb, [ca 1985]. History. Public administration. Commissions of enquiry. Caribbean area. A bibliography. BL, Gos, LOC, W&D.

 

ROBERTS, Benjamin Charles - Labour in the Tropical Territories of the Commonwealth. (Durham, NC and London: Duke UP. London: London School of Economics & Political Science) xviii,426 pages 23 cm, 1964. Industrial relations. Tropical territories. Commonwealth. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. By a British economist; professor at LSE. Bay, BL, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, C - Establishment of Duty Free Shopping in Downtown St John's. (Washington, DC: OAS) 1987. Economics. Shopping. Tourism. Taxation. Free ports. Antigua. A technical assistance report.

 

ROBERTS, C Paul - Cuba 1968: A Statistical Abstract. (Los Angeles: U of California) 1971. Descriptive. Statistics. Cuba. A reference work.

 

ROBERTS, C Paul, and Mukhtar HAMOUR, ed - Cuba, 1968: Supplement to the Statistical Abstract of Latin America. (Los Angeles: U of California) 1970. Descriptive. Statistics. Cuba. A reference work.

 

ROBERTS, Chalmers M – Cuba: First Rough Draft. (New York: Praeger) 356 pages, 1972. Politics. Cuba. Chi.

 

ROBERTS, Deryck – [See: M Cargill.]

 

ROBERTS, GK - Report on the Schools and Teachers of the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Kingston) 15 pages folio pamph, 3 plates, 1940. Colonial administration. Education. Turks & Caicos Islands. An official government report. Includes details of every school, and photos of those at Grand Turk, Bottle Creek and Sandy Point. Scarce.

 

ROBERTS, George - The Four Years Voyages of Capt George Roberts . . . [See: D Defoe.]

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - Fertility and Mating in Four West Indian Populations: Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, St Vincent, Jamaica. (Mona: UWI, ISER) xxiv,341 pages 24 cm pb, 145 tables, 18 ills, biblio, 1975. Demography. Fertility. Family planning. Mating. Trinidad. Tobago. Barbados. St Vincent. Jamaica. An analysis of fertility and mating patterns as revealed in the 1960 population censuses. Ban, BL, Bob, Car, Ch.T, Com, Gos, Jor, LOC, New, Pot, W&D.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - The Population of Jamaica: An Analysis of its Structure and Growth. (Cambridge: Cambridge UP) xxii,356 pages 22 cm, 1 map, 1957 1st ed; (Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint) xix,xxii,356 pages 23 cm, 1979 rep. Demography. Population. Structure. Growth. Jamaica. A comprehensive work. Bay, BL, Car, Co.C, Com, Gos, Ing, LOC, Pat, W&D.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - Population Trends in the British Caribbean. (Port-of-Spain: Guardian Commercial Printery) 24 pages pamph, tables, [nd]. Demography. Population. Trends. Caribbean area. An official government report. Bar, Co.C, Com.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - Provisional Estimates of Population Movements in Bermuda to 1990. (Hamilton: Ministry of Finance) 12,8 pages 28 cm, ills, [ca 1985]. Demography. Migration. Population. Movements. Bermuda. An official government report. LOC.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - Some Issues in the Measurement of Fertility. (Mona: UWI) 31 pages pamph, 1971. Demography. Fertility. Family planning. Measurement. Caribbean area. Com.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - Working force of the Commonwealth Caribbean at 1970: A Provisional Assessment. (Mona: UWI, ISER) 25 pages pamph, [ca 1973]. Industrial relations. Caribbean area. An assessment of the work force. Com.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow - [Antigua-born statistician; professor of demography at UWI; pioneered demographic studies in the WI. See also: "Caribbean Development Bank Seminar . . ."]

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, and Ethel Jean BAPTISTE - Population of St Lucia. (Georgetown: CCRS) 108 pages pb, [nd]. Demography. Population. St Lucia. An analysis of census data.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, and Jack HAREWOOD - Life Tables for British Caribbean Countries, 1959-61. (Kingston: UWI, Census Research Programme, Publication No 9) 75 pages, 1966. Demography. Actuarial. Life tables. Caribbean area. An actuarial analysis of a census report. Com.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, and Jack HAREWOOD - Life Tables for West Indian Populations, 1945-47 and 1950-52. (Kingston: UWI, Census Research Programme, Publication No 14) 21 pages pamph, 1966. Demography. Actuarial. Life tables. Caribbean area. An actuarial analysis of a census report. Com.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, and Donald Owen MILLS - Study of External Migration Affecting Jamaica, 1953-55. (Mona: UWI, ISER, Vol 7, No 2, Supplement) xvi,126, pages 24 cm, biblio, [1958]. Sociology. Economics. Migration. Jamaica. An authoritative migration study; emphasises the effect of movement upon the economy and in particular the labour force of the island. BL, Bra, Gri, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, and Dorian POWELL, and Sonia SINCLAIR, and Barbara BOLAND, and Linda HEWITT - Recent Population Movements in Jamaica. (Paris: CICRED) 189 pages, 1974. Demography. Migration. Population. Movement. Jamaica. Supplements his "Population of Jamaica." Com, Ing, W&D.

 

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, and Sonja A SINCLAIR - Women in Jamaica: Patterns of Reproduction and Family. (Millwood, NY: KTO Press) xxi,346 pages 25 cm, ills, [ca 1978]. Sociology. Gender studies. Women. Fertility. Family planning. Reproduction. Jamaica. BL, Bob, Car, Gos, Ing, LOC, New, W&D.

 

ROBERTS, Glenys - Richard Knight's Treasure! The True Story of His Extraordinary Quest for Captain Kidd's Cache. (New York: Viking P) 198 pages 22 cm hb, 7 photos, 1 plan, maps, dj, 1986. Piracy. Buccaneering. William Kidd. Richard Knight. Caribbean area. Passim WI. Mainly concerns a treasure-trove in Vietnam. LOC.

 

ROBERTS, HR – Introducing Job Evaluation. (Mona: UWI, Trade Union Education Institute, Labour Relations Education Series, No 3) 19 pages pamph, [nd]. Industrial relations. Job evaluation. Jamaica. Com.

 

ROBERTS, Harry Heil - Field Guidebook to the Reefs and Geology of Grand Cayman Island, BWI. (Miami Beach: U of Miami, Atlantic Reef Committee) 41 pages 28 cm, 36 b&w plates, maps, 1977. Geology. Coral reefs. Bahamas. A guidebook for naturalists. Prepared for the 3rd International Symposium on Coral Reefs. BL, Bo.C.

 

ROBERTS, Harry Heil, and Robert M SNEIDER - Reefs and Associated Sediments of Grand Cayman Island, BWI: Recent Carbonate Sedimentation. (sl: Earth Enterprises) 51 pages, 8 maps, 55 b&w photos, 16 graphs, 8 diagrams, biblio, 1982. Geology. Coral reefs. Bahamas. A guidebook for naturalists. Bo.C.

 

ROBERTS, J Seed – In Memoriam. The Moses of Jamaica Baptist Missions. A Sermon on the Death of the Rev JM Phillippo. (Kingston: De Codova & Co) 8 pages 8vo pamph, 1879. Descriptive. Church. Religion. Baptists. James Mursell Phillipo. Jamaica. A eulogy. Very scarce. BL.

 

ROBERTS, Jill - A Hamper of Recipes from Jamaica. (Kingston: Heinemann Caribbean) viii,100 pages 21x22 cm, ills, 1987. Food. Nutrition. Jamaica. A cookbook. Ban, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Kenneth Lewis - Henry Gross and his Dowsing Rod. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday) 310 pages22 cm, ills, maps, biblio, 1951. Descriptive. Dowsing. Henry Goss. Bermuda. A biography. Author (1885-1957). LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Lawrence Donovan - Cricket's Brightest Summer. (Kingston: United Printers) x,158 pages, plates, 1961. Sport. Cricket. Caribbean area. The 1960-61 tour of Australia. BL, Co.C, Com, Will.

 

ROBERTS, Loftus A – The Contribution of the Church to the Development of Dominica. An Address Delivered to the Annual Meeting of the Society of the Holy Name of Jesus. (Roseau: Chronicle Printery) 25 pages pamph, 1971. Church. Religion. Roman Catholics. Dominica. A speech. My.R.

 

ROBERTS, Lydia Jane – The Doña Elena Project: A Better Living Program in an Isolated Rural Community. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico) 113 pages, ills, charts, tables, 1963. Food. Nutrition. Social welfare. Dona Elena. Puerto Rico. The first 5 years of an innovative pilot program to help people in a rural barrio of Comerío to improve nutrition and home conditions. BL, Viv.

 

ROBERTS, Lydia Jane, and Rosa Louisa STEFANI - Patterns of Living in Puerto Rican Families. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico) xxiii,411 pages 26 cm, tables, ills, 1949; (New York: Arno P, the PR Experience) xxiii,411 pages 24 cm, 1975 rep. Sociology. Families. Patterns of living. Puerto Rico. An extensive study of living conditions in the 1940s based on an island-wide sample of 1000 families. Bay, BL, Cev, Cor, Gos, LOC, Viv.

 

ROBERTS, N - The West Indies Federation. (Port-of-Spain) 38 pages pamph, 1958. Politics. Integration. BWI Federation. Caribbean area. Scarce. Bay.

 

ROBERTS, Orlando W - Narrative of Voyages and Excursions on the East Coast and in the Interior of Central America, Describing a Journey up the River San Juan, and Passage across the Lake of Nicaragua to the City of Leon; Pointing out the Advantages of a Direct Commercial Intercourse with the Natives; by OW Roberts, with Notes and Observations by Edward Irving. (Edinburgh: Constable’s Miscellany, XVII) 302 pages, ills, maps, 1827; (Gainesville: U of Florida P) xiii,302 pages 16 cm, folding map, 1965 rep. Early voyages. International relations. San Juan River. Leon. Central America. Mosquito Coast. Bay Islands. Belize. Includes the Anglo-Spanish struggle for Mosquitia. By a British trader and author. 1st edition scarce. BL, LOC, RES.

 

ROBERTS, Peter Arthur - From Oral to Literate Culture: The Colonial Experience in the British West Indies. (Mona: UWI, The Press) x,301 pages 23 cm pb, ills, biblio, index, 1997. Linguistics. Dialects. Culture. Colonial experience. Caribbean area. BL, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Peter Arthur - West Indians and their Language. (New York and London: Cambridge UP) vii,215 pages 24 cm hb, biblio, index, 1988 1st ed; (ibidem) vii,215 pages pb, biblio, index, 1988. Linguistics. Language. Dialects. Caribbean area. Study of language characteristics of WI speakers. Be.A, BL, Bow, Gos, LOC, Whi.

 

ROBERTS, Peter Arthur - [Senior lecturer in the Linguistics Dep't at Cave Hill, UWI.]

 

ROBERTS, Ray Carlton - Soil Survey of Puerto Rico. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printing Office, US Dep’t of Agriculture, Soil Survey Series, No 8) 500 pages, 6 maps, 1942. Agriculture. Soils. Puerto Rico. An official government publication. A soil survey report. Scarce. Bay, BL.

 

ROBERTS, Samuel - The Tocsin, or Slavery. The Curse of Christendom. (London) pamph, 1826. Colonial administration. Slavery. Church. Religion. Christians. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Very scarce. Rag.

 

ROBERTS, Samuel - Tocsin the Third. Signs of the Times. Addressed to the British Legislators . . . (Sheffield: Printed by J Blackwell) 23 pages 12mo pamph, 1831 2nd ed. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Very scarce. BL, Sab 71918.

 

ROBERTS, Samuel - [Sheffield silversmith (1763-1848); author of an immense number of pamphlets on political and social subjects. DNB.]

 

ROBERTS, Stephen Henry - History of French Colonial Policy, 1870-1923. (sl: sn) 2 vols, 1927; (sl [London]: PS King & Son Ltd) 2 vols, 26 cm, diagrams, folding maps, 1929; (Edinburgh) 2 vols, 1963; (Hamden, CT: Archon Books) xvi,741 pages 23 cm, diagrams, 8 folding maps, 1963. Colonial administration. French Empire. Colonial policy. Guadeloupe. Martinique. French West Indies. Includes the WI. By an Australian historian (1901-1971). Bay, BL, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Thomas – The Cruel nature and injurious effects of the foreign slave trade, represented in a letter addressed to the Right Hon Lord Brougham and Vaux. (Bristol: Printed at the Mirror Office by J Taylor) pamph, 1836. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Henry Peter Brougham. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

ROBERTS, Thomas Duval, ed - Area Handbook for the Dominican Republic. (Washington, DC: The American U) xii,446 pages 23 cm pb, maps, biblio, 1966. Descriptive. Dominican Republic. A guidebook US military personnel. For the 2nd edition, see TE Weil. LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - The Caribbean: The Story of Our Sea of Destiny. (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co) ix,361 pages 24 cm hb, 31 ills, plates, 13 maps, biblio, dj, [ca 1940] 1st ed; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 361 pages 23 cm hb, ills, maps, [1969] rep; (New York: Gordon P) 361 pages hb, 1976 rep. History. Sea of destiny. Caribbean area. Emphasis is on the exploits of seafarers, navies, and buccaneers. A popularly written but reasonably careful general history. Bay, BL, Bow, Co.C, Com, Gos, Gri, Her, LOC, Pot, Tra.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - The French in the West Indies. (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co) 335 pages 23 cm hb, 8 plates, 1 map, biblio, [1942] 1st ed; (Lanham, MD: Cooper Square Publishers) 335 pages 22 cm hb, ills, 1 map, 1971 rep. History. France. Caribbean area. Bar, Bay, BL, Bow, Ch.H, Co.C, Com, Gos, Gri, Her, Lag, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - The Future of the British Caribbean. (New York) 1941. Economics. Development planning. Caribbean area. A WW II work.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - Havana, The Portrait of a City. (New York: Coward-McCann Inc) 282 pages 21 cm hb, 16 b&w photos, dj, [1953]. Travel. Descriptive. Havana. Cuba. A guidebook for tourists. Bay, Her, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - Jamaica: The Portrait of an Island. (New York: Coward-McCann) viii,247 pages 21 cm hb, 19 photos, dj, [1955]. Descriptive. Jamaica. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - Lands of the Inner Sea: The West Indies and Bermuda. (New York: Coward-McCann Inc, Invitation to Travel Series) xiii,301 pages 22 cm hb, 3 maps on folding leaf in pocket, biblio, [1948]. Descriptive. Caribbean area. Bermuda. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, Her, Jor, LOC, My.D, My.R.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - Self-government for Jamaica. (New York: Jamaica Progressive League) 16 pages pamph, 1936. Colonial administration. Politics. Self-government. Jamaica. Co.C.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer and Governor. (New York: Covici, Friede Inc) x,320 pages 23 cm hb, 1 plate, biblio, dj, 1933 1st ed; (London: Hamish Hamilton) x,320 pages 23 cm, 1 plate, biblio, dj, 1933; (Kingston: Pioneer P) vii,165 pages 18 cm, plates, [1952]. Descriptive. Colonial administration. Piracy. Buccaneering. Henry Morgan. Jamaica. A biography. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Her, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - Six Great Jamaicans: Biographical Sketches. (Kingston: Pioneer P) vi,122 pages 19 cm, plates, 1952 1st ed; (ibidem) vi,117 pages 19 cm, 1957 2nd ed. Descriptive. Edward Jordan. George William Gordon. Enos Nuttall. Robert Lowe. TH MacDermot. Herbert George de Lisser. Jamaica. Collective biography. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, Her, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe - [Jamaica-born novelist, poet, historian, and war correspondent (1886-1962); founded the Jamaica Progressive League in NY in 1936. Her.]

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe, ed - The Capitals of Jamaica: Spanish Town, Kingston, Port Royal. (Kingston: Pioneer P) x,112 pages 19 cm, ills, 1955. Descriptive. Capitals. Spanish Town. Kingston. Port Royal. Jamaica. A collection of articles by several authors. BL, Co.C, Com, Her, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe, ed - Gleaner Geography and History of Jamaica . . . [See: “Gleaner Geography and History . . . “]

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe et al - Onward Jamaica. (New York: Jamaica Progressive League of New York) 8 pages pamph, 1937. Politics. Self government. Jamaica. Co.C, Com, Her

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe et al - We Advocate a Social and Economic Program for Jamaica. (New York: Jamaica Progressive League of New York) 7 pages pamph, 1938. Politics. Self government. Jamaica. Co.C, Com, Her.

 

ROBERTS, Walter Adolphe, and Keith D LOWE – The Gleaner Geography and History . . . [See: “Gleaner Geography and History . . .“]

 

ROBERTS, Winston – The First West Indian Federation: How and Why it Failed. (sl: sn) 73 pages, 1966. Politics. Integration. BWI Federation. Caribbean area.

 

ROBERTS-WRAY, Kenneth Owen - Commonwealth and Colonial Law. (London: Stevens & Sons) liv,1008 pages 26 cm, tables, 1966. Law. British Empire. Commonwealth. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. Bay, BL, Com, LOC, Pat.

 

ROBERTSON, A - The Natural Resources of the North West Region. (Georgetown: Ministry of National Development) 58 pages, 1976. Economics. Development planning. Guyana. An official government publication; a compilation of data on climate, soil, minerals, water, forests, and wildlife of the North West Region. Car.

 

ROBERTSON, AH - Report to the Government of Barbados on the First Actuarial Review of the National Insurance Social Security Scheme. (Geneva: ILO) 109 pages, 1973. Social welfare. Social security schemes. Barbados. A technical assistance report.

 

ROBERTSON, Amy, comp – Select Bibliography of Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1976-1985: A Supplement to Select Bibliography of Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1940-1975. (Mona: UWI, Faculty of Education) 174 pages 27 cm, 1987. Education. Caribbean area. A bibliography. A supplement to the below item. LOC, My.R.

 

ROBERTSON, Amy, and Hazel BENNETT, and Janette WHITE, comp - Select Bibliography of Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1940-1975. (Mona: UWI, School of Education) 196 pages 28 cm, 1976. Education. Caribbean area. A bibliography. For a supplement, see their 1987 work. BL, Car, Ing, Jor, LOC.

 

ROBERTSON, Charles Grant - Chatham and the British Empire. (London: Hodder & Stoughton) xiii,200 pages 18 cm, frontis, ills, 1 map, [1946]. Colonial administration. William Pitt. Earl Chatham. British Empire. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. By a British historian (1860-1948). BL, LOC.

 

ROBERTSON, Diane - Jamaican Herbs: Nutritional and Medicinal Values. (Kingston: Jamaican Herbs Ltd) vi,34 pages 22 cm pamph, ills, biblio, [ca 1982]; (ibidem) vi,34 pages pamph, 1988 rep. Health. Botany. Herbs. Jamaica. A compendium of information. Ban, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBERTSON, Diane - Live Longer, Look Younger with Herbs. (Kingston: Stationery & School Supplies Ltd) x,57 pages pb, 1990. Health. Botany. Herbs. Jamaica. Illustrated by Paul Napier. Ban.

 

ROBERTSON, Edith Thom, and Evelyn Graham Beaujon GOODING - Botany for the Caribbean. (London: Collins Clear-Type P) x,246 pages 22 cm hb, many diagrams, 8 photos, dj, [1963]; (ibidem) x,245 pages, diagrams, ills, biblio, 1970 2nd ed. Botany. Education. Caribbean area. A secondary school textbook. Based on EGB Gooding’s teaching notes at Lodge School in Barbados. Illustrations by Brenda Sutton and ET Robertson. BL, LOC, Pot.

 

ROBERTSON, Eileen Arnot - The Spanish Town Papers. Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence. (London: Cresset P) 199 pages 23 cm hb, 8 plates, dj, 1959; (New York: Macmillan) 199 pages 22 cm, ills, 1 map, 1959. History. Privateering. American Revolution. Spanish Town. Jamaica. From bundles of US logs and letters stored in Spanish Town and originally captured by the Royal Navy or British privateers. Photos by HE Turney. By a British novelist and author (1903-1961). Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

ROBERTSON, Elaine - Caribbean Family Life: A Practical Guide. (Cambridge and New York: U of Cambridge) 176 pages pb, b&w photos, index, 1987 1st ed; (Cambridge: Cambridge Caribbean) 176 pages, b&w photos, index, 1992. Sociology. Family life. Education. Caribbean area. A secondary school textbook. LOC.

 

ROBERTSON, Glory, comp - Members of the Assembly of Jamaica from the General Election of 1830 to the Final Session, January 1866. (Kingston: IOJ) 59 pages 29 cm, 1965. Colonial administration. Assembly. Members. Jamaica. Bay, LOC, Rag, Will.

 

ROBERTSON, James – Report of the British Guiana Constitutional Commission. (London: HMSO, Cmd 9274) 91 pages 8vo, 1954; (Georgetown: sn) 92 pages 8vo, 1954. Colonial administration. Law. Constitutional. Guyana. A parliamentary report. BL, Com.

 

ROBERTSON, Merle Greene, ed – Fourth Palenque Round Table, 1980. (San Francisco: Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute) 353 pages, maps, biblio, 1985. Archaeology. Mayas. Palenque. Belize. A collection of 3 essays presenting recent studies on the Caracol site. Wri.

 

ROBERTSON, Peter – [See: P Hanly.]

 

[ROBERTSON, Robert] - A Detection of the State and Situation of the Present Sugar Planters, of Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands; With an Answer to this Query, Why Does not England, or her Sugar Islands, or Both, Make and Settle More Sugar Colonies in the West Indies? Written . . . By an Inhabitant of one of His Majesty’s Caribbee Islands. (London: Printed and Sold by J Wilford) viii,99 pages 22 cm 8vo pamph, 1732. Colonial administration. Trade. Economics. Molasses Act controversy, 1730-33. Barbados. Antigua. St Kitts. Leeward Islands Caribbean area. Relies almost entirely upon John Ashley. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W, Han, LOC, Sab 3265.

 

[ROBERTSON, Robert] - An Enquiry into the Methods that are said to be now proposed in England to retrieve the Sugar Trade. By the Author of the Detection of the State and Situation of the Present Sugar Planters of Barbados and the Leeward Islands. (London: Printed for J Wilford) 31 pages 21 cm 8vo pamph, 1733. Colonial administration. Trade. Economics. Molasses Act controversy, 1730-33. Barbados. Antigua. St Kitts. Leeward Islands. Caribbean area. Treats trade problems in general. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Han, LOC, Sab 22641.

 

[ROBERTSON, Robert] - A Letter to the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of London, from an Inhabitant of His Majesty's Leeward Caribbee Islands, Containing some Considerations on His Lordship's Two Letters of May 19th, 1727. The First to the Masters and Mistresses of Families in the English Plantations abroad; the Second to the Missionaries there. In which is Inserted a Short Essay Concerning the Conversion of the Negro Slaves in our Sugar Colonies . . . Written by the same Inhabitant. (London: Printed for J Wilford) 103 pages 19 cm 8vo, 1730. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Slave Trade. Caribbean area. Concerns the mission of the Church to the Blacks in the WI. The essay fills 99 pages. A reply to Edmund Gibson. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC, Sab 10894, 27313.

 

ROBERTSON, Robert - The Speech of Mr John Talbot Campo-bell, A Free Christian-Negro, to his Countrymen in the Mountains of Jamaica . . . To Which Is Subjoined the Speech of Moses Bon Saam, another Free Negro. (London: J Roberts) 88 pages 8vo pamph, 1736. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Slave trade. John Talbot Campo-bell. Moses Bon Saam. Jamaica. Exceptionally scarce. BL.

 

[ROBERTSON, Robert] - A Supplement to the Detection of the State and Situation of the Present Sugar Planters of Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands: Shewing, among other New Matters, That the surest Way for England to command the Sugar-Market Abroad, is to contract Rather than inlarge her Sugar Colonies . . . In a Letter from an Inhabitant of One of His Majesty’s Leeward Caribbee Islands . . . To which Is Added a Letter from a Traveller in the Caribbees to his Friend in London. (London: J Wilford) 84 pages 8vo pamph, 1733. Colonial administration. Trade. Economics. Molasses Act controversy, 1730-33. Barbados. Leeward Islands. Caribbean area. Trade relationships and the business of trade in the West Indies. See also, “A Letter from a Traveller . . .” Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W, Han, Sab 3291.

 

[ROBERTSON, Robert] - A Short Account of the Hurricane that Passed through the English Caribbee Islands, on Saturday the 30th of June. With Remarks by an Inhabitant of Nevis. (London) 30 pages 8vo pamph, 1733. Disasters. Meteorology. Hurricanes. Antigua. Nevis. St Kitts. Exceptionally scarce. Cu.W, Sab 10895, 12026, 80588.

 

[ROBERTSON, Robert] - A Short Essay Concerning the Conversion of the Negro-Slaves . . . (sl: sn) pamph, [ca 1727]. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Conversion. Nevis. Query whether this was ever separately published; it appears in “A Letter to the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of London . . .” Exceptionally rare.

 

ROBERTSON, Robert - [British Anglican clergyman (ca 1681-ca 1740); planter and slave-owner in Nevis.]

 

ROBIN, Cynthia – Preclassic Maya Burials at Cuello, Belize. (Oxford: BAR International Series, Vol 480) xii,412 pages 30 cm pb, ills, maps, biblio, 1989. Archaeology. Mayas. Cuello. Belize. Describes the excavation of 142 individuals at Cuello some 5km west of Orange Walk town. Originally presented as an Hons BA thesis at Rutgers U. BL, LOC, Wri.

 

ROBINSON, Alan H - Identification and Development of a National Park System in Antigua and Barbuda. (St John's) 1979. Environment. National parks. Antigua & Barbuda. An official government report.

 

ROBINSON, Alan H, and Fritz HENLE - Virgin Islands National Parks: The Story Behind the Scenery. (Las Vegas: KC Publications) ii,50 pages 31 cm pamph, col ills, 1 col map, bilbio, [1974]; (ibidem) ii,50 pages 31 cm, col ills, 1 col map, biblio, 1982 3rd imp. Environment. National parks. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. Photos by F Henle and Clarendon Bowman. BL, LOC, Mol.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – Commerce and Industries of Alaska, Hawaii, Porto Rico, and the Philippine Islands. (Washington, DC: Dep’t of Commerce & Labor, Special Agents Series, No 67) 116 pages, tables, 1913. Descriptive. Economics. Puerto Rico. An official government report. Viv.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – Cuba and the Intervention. (New York: Longmans, Green & Co) 359 pages hb, 1905 1st ed; (ibidem) 1910 2nd ed; (New York: Gordon P) 359 pages hb, 1976 rep. International relations. US intervention. Cuba. An eyewitness account of US military government. Bay, BL, Bow, Cu.W, Hum, Tra.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – Cuba as a Buyer and Seller. (Washington, DC: US Dep't of Commerce) 32 pages 25 cm pamph, 1912. Economics. Trade. Cuba. An official government publication. LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – Cuba, Old and New. (New York: Longmans, Green & Co) 264 pages 21 cm hb, frontis, plates, 1915; (London: Longmans & Co) 264 pages 8vo, ills, 1916; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 264 pages 23 cm, ills, [1970] rep. Descriptive. Cuba. Bay, BL, Gos, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – Facts and Figures on the Cuban Situation, Prepared at the Request of the Cuban Planters’ Association. (Washington, DC: Press of BS Adams) 27 pages 21x10 cm pamph, 1902. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Cuba. LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – The Porto Rico of Today: Pen Pictures of the People and the Country. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons) xiv,240 pages 20 cm, plates, maps, folding maps, 1899. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. Based on a series of articles written for the New York ‘Evening Post.’ BL, Cor, Cu.W, Viv.

 

ROBINSON, Albert Gardner – [US journalist (1855-1932); Spanish-American War correspondent who accompanied one of the first detachments of the US army to invade PR; served as Commercial Agent of the Dep’t of Commerce and Labor in Washington. LOC.]

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - Budget Speech 1965. (Port-of-Spain: Gov't Printer) 40 pages pamph, 1965. Politics. Budgets. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. Co.C, Com.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - Budget Speech, 1967. (Port-of-Spain: Gov't Printer) 31 pages pamph, 1967. Politics. Budgets. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. Com.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - Caribbean Man: Selected Speeches from a Political Career, 1960-1986. (Port-of-Spain: Inprint Publication) xi,294 pages 21 cm hb, [12] pages of plates, 1986 1st ed; (ibidem) 294 pages pb, plates, 1986. Politics. Trinidad. Tobago. A collection of speeches. Edited by Dr Gregory Shaw. BL, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - Fiscal Reform in Trinidad and Tobago, An Address to the Economic and Statistical Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Delivered on Tuesday, 31st May. (Port-of-Spain: PNM Publishing Co Ltd) 33 pages pamph, 1966. Economics. Taxation. Reform. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. Com.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond – In the Midst of It: The Autobiography of Arthur NR Robinson. (sl: Published by the author, Words by Design) 264 pages pb, b&w photos, 2011. Descriptive. Race relations. Politics.  Trinidad. Tobago. An autobiography. A charmingly written, inspiring book that will one day be obligatory reading in all the schools of the region.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - The Mechanics of Independence: Patterns of Political and Economic Transformation in Trinidad and Tobago. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press) xiii,200 pages 24 cm hb, biblio, dj, [1971]; (Kingston: UWI Press) 226 pages hb, biblio, 2002. Politics. Independence. Trinidad. Tobago. Links economic conditions with political change. BL, Ch.T, Com, Gos, LOC, New.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - National Emergence: The Final Round. (Port-of-Spain: Democratic Action Congress) 24 pages pamph, 1972. Politics. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. BL.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - The New Frontier and the New Africa. (sl [Port-of-Spain]: sn) iv,33 pages 22 cm pamph, [ca 1965]. International relations. Africa. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. BL.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - The Preservation of our Democracy: An Address Delivered to the Federation of Women’s Institute at Queen’s Hall on April 22, 1967. (Port-of-Spain: PNM Publishing Co Ltd) 8 pages pamph, 1967. Politics. Democracy. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. Com.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - The Roll of the Teacher in the Development of a Nationalist Spirit: Lecture Delivered to the Teachers at the Teachers’ Training College, Wrightson Road, on Thursday, 22nd June, 1967. (Port-of-Spain: PNM Publishing Co Ltd) 15 pages pamph, 1967. Education. Politics. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. Com.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - Tobago: Internal Self-government. (Barataria: Democratic Action Congress) 47 pages 21 cm pamph, ills, 1977. Politics. Local government. Constitutional. Trinidad. Tobago. A speech. LOC, New.

 

ROBINSON, Arthur Napoleon Raymond - [Tobago-born barrister and statesman (1926-); PM and later President of T&T.]

 

ROBINSON, Bill – [See: WW Robinson]

 

ROBINSON, Carey – Fight for Freedom. (Kingston: Kingston Publishing) xiii,178 pages, ills, plates, maps, biblio, 1987; (ibidem) 178 pages pb, ills, plates, maps, biblio, 1993 2nd ed. History. Slavery. Emancipation. Jamaica. BL, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Carey – The Fighting Maroons of Jamaica. (Kingston: William Collins & Sangster (Jamaica) Ltd) 160 pages 22 cm hb, 15 ills, 4 maps, biblio, dj, 1969 1st ed; (London: Collins & Sangster) 180 pages 22 cm, 8 plates, ills, maps, 1969; (ibidem) 1971 2nd ed. History. Maroons. Rebellions. Jamaica. A well-written popular account of the colonies of escaped slaves and their resistance to the British. BL, Com, Gos, Her, Ing, Will.

 

ROBINSON, Carey – [Jamaica-born playwright and radio information officer (1924-?)]

 

ROBINSON, Edward – Peat Resources of Jamaica and their Potential for Fuel Supply. (Kingston: Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica) 2 vols, 79+341 pages pb, tables, 6 folding maps in pocket, biblio, 1983. Energy resources. Peat. Jamaica.

 

ROBINSON, Edward – [British pirate (?-1718). See, “Tryals of Major . . .” LOC.]

 

ROBINSON, Frederick – [See: Viscount Goderich.]

 

ROBINSON, Frederick Philipse - [British army officer and colonial administrator (1763-1852); Major-general, commanded troops in the Windward and Leeward Islands, 1816-21; governor of Tobago. See: "Petition of the House of General Assembly . . ." DNB.]

 

ROBINSON, Guy Martin – [British geographer (1951-).]

 

ROBINSON, Guy Martin, and Peter Anthony FURLEY, ed - Resources and Development in Belize: Account of the University of Edinburgh Expedition to Central America, 1981. (Edinburgh: U of Edinburgh, Dep't of Geography) 246 pages 30 cm pb, maps, biblio, 1983. Geography. Agriculture. Belize. A collection of articles. BL, LOC, Whi, Wri.

 

ROBINSON, Harold Ernest - Bredin-Archbold-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica: Family Dolichopodidae with some Related Antillean and Panamanian Species (Diptera). (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No 185) iii,141 pages 26 cm, ills, biblio, index, 1975. Wildlife. Entomology. Dominica. LOC, My.D, Pos.

 

ROBINSON, Harry – Latin America. (London: Macdonald & Evans) xiii,466 pages 8vo, ills, 1961 1st ed; (ibidem) xiv,498 pages 8vo, ills, 1965 2nd ed; (ibidem) 509 pages, maps, biblio, 1970 3rd ed; (Plymouth: McDonald & Evans) xv,523 pages 22 cm pb, ills, 2 plates, charts, maps, biblio, index, 1977 4th ed. Geography. Latin America. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. Quite a detailed chapter on the WI. By a British geographer and author (1915-?). A secondary school textbook. BL, Pot.

 

ROBINSON, Heaton Bowstead - Memoirs of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Picton, GCB, etc, Including his Correspondence, from Original Documents in the Possession of his Family. (London: R Bentley) 2 vols, 404+446 pages 22 cm 8vo, frontis, plan, 1835 1st ed; (ibidem) 2 vols, 404+446 pages, 1 portrait, 1 plan, 1836 2nd rev ed. Descriptive. Colonial administration. Thomas Picton. Trinidad. A biography. 1st edition very scarce; 2nd edition scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC, Rag, RES, Sab 72081.

 

ROBINSON, Henry James - Colonial Chronology: A Chronology of the Principal Events Connected with the English Colonies and India from the Close of the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time. (London: Lawrence & Bullen) xiv,304 pages 28 cm 4to, maps, folding maps, 1892. History. English colonies. British Empire. Caribbean area. A reference work; woefully inadequate in the case of the Caribbean possessions. Scarce. BL, LOC, Rag.

 

ROBINSON, John Brian Dudley - Manurial Trials with Sugar Cane in Barbados, BWI, and their Utilization: Part 3. (Bridgetown: Dep't of Science & Agriculture) 1952. Agriculture. Sugar. Fertilizers. Barbados. An official government publication. For Part 1 see FHB Blackburn. Scarce. BL, Wilk.

 

ROBINSON, John Brian Dudley - Manurial Trials with Sugar Cane in Barbados: Part 2. (Bridgetown: Dep't of Science & Agriculture) 1949. Agriculture. Sugar. Fertilizers. An official government publication. Barbados. Scarce. BL, Wilk.

 

ROBINSON, John Brian Dudley - Soil Conditions and Sugar Cane Growth in Barbados. (Bridgetown: Dep't of Science & Agriculture) 1950. Agriculture. Sugar. Soils. An official government publication. Barbados. Scarce. Wilk.

 

ROBINSON, JL – Ferns, Flowers, Etc, of Bermuda. (sl [New York?]: sn) 11 pages 14x18 cm pamph, [1888]. Botany. Ferns. Flowers. Bermuda. Scarce. LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Jan, ed – Ship to Shore: Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Recipes. (Charlotte, NC: By the Editor) 337 pages 23 cm, ills, [ca 1983]. Food. Nutrition. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A cookbook. LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Kathryn - The Other Puerto Rico. (Santurce: Permanent P) 158 pages 23 cm pb, col and b&w ills, 1984; (ibidem) 158 pages, ills, 1992 rep. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. BL, Bow, Gos, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, Leslie – Has the UWI Been Elitist? (Kingston: BIPIA) 29 pages pamph, tables, 1991. Education. Social classes. Elites. Mona. Jamaica. The 6th annual Bustamante Lecture. Concludes that without more financial assistance to poor students the UWI is in danger of becoming an institution for the economic elite.

 

ROBINSON, Robert - Slavery Inconsistent with the Spirit of Christianity. A Sermon preached at Cambridge on . . . the 10th of February, 1788. (Cambridge: Printed by Glover & Foister) 8vo pamph, 1788; (Cambridge: Printed by J Archdeacon, Printer to the University) pamph, 1788. Church. Religion. Baptists. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. A refutation of Harris, "Scriptural Researches . . .," though published just before. By a British Baptist minister at Cambridge (1735-1790). Both issues exceptionally scarce. BL, DNB, GL, Rag, Sab 72172.

 

ROBINSON, Thomas - [British colonial administrator (ca 1700-1777); governor of Barbados, 1742-7. See: "Address of the Grand Jury of Barbados . . ." DNB.]

 

ROBINSON, William - Bahamas Fiber. (Port-of-Spain: Gov’t Printer) 13 pages pamph, 1891. Agriculture. Sisal. Economics. Bahamas. An official government publication. An economic history of the introduction and commercial exploitation of the American Pita. Exceptionally scarce.

 

ROBINSON, William - Tobacco: Its ups and downs in England and how to cultivate and cure it in the West Indies. (Port-of-Spain) 14 pages pamph, 1886. Agriculture. Tobacco. Caribbean area. An official government publication. Exceptionally scarce. RES.

 

ROBINSON, William - Trinidad: Its Capabilities and Prominent Products. (Port-of-Spain: Royal Colonial Institute) 19 pages pamph, [ca 1898]. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Trinidad. Text of a lecture. Exceptionally scarce.

 

ROBINSON, William - [British colonial administrator (1836-1912); successively governor of Barbados, Trinidad, and Hong Kong. See also "Brief Notices . . ." RES.]

 

ROBINSON, William Wheeler – A Berth to Bermuda. (Princeton, NJ: D van Nostrand Co) xv,120 pages 26 cm hb, many plates, [1961]. Travel. Descriptive. Bermuda. A cruise narrative. A race from Newport, RI, to Bermuda. BL, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, William Wheeler – The Caribbean Cruising Handbook: A Planning Guide for Charterers and Private Owners. (New York: Dodd, Mead) 130 pages 21 cm, maps, [ca 1986]. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for yachtspersons. LOC, My.R.

 

ROBINSON, William Wheeler – South to the Caribbean: How to Carry Out the Dream of Sailing your own Boat to the Caribbean. (New York: Norton) 342 pages 24 cm, plates, 1 map, [ca 1982]. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for yachtspersons. BL, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, William Wheeler – Where the Trade Winds Blow: A Yachting Guide to Southern Waters: Florida, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Windwards and Leewards. (London and New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons) 303 pages 23 cm, diagrams, ills, maps, [1963]. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for yachtspersons. LOC, My.R.

 

ROBINSON, William Wheeler – A Winter in the Sun: The Pleasures (and a Few Pitfalls) of the Caribbean Cruising Lifestyle. (Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House) viii,163 pages pb, ills, maps, 1995. Travel. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for yachtspersons. BL, Bow, LOC.

 

ROBINSON, William Wheeler – [US yachtsman and travel writer (1918-2007). LOC; web page.]

 

ROBINSON-WALCOTT, Kim – Out of Order: Anthony Winkler and White West Indian Writing. (Kingston: UWI Press) 240 pages pb, 2005. Literary criticism. Anthony Winkler. Jamaica.

 

ROBISON, Tully M – Ground Water in Central St Croix, US Virgin Islands. (sl [Washington, DC]: United States Dep’t of Interior, Geological Survey) 18 pages pamph, 1972. Geology. Water resources. St Croix. United States Virgin Islands. An official government publication. Com.

 

ROBLES DE CARDONA, Mariana - Essays on the Generation of the Thirties. (New York: Gordon P, PR Series) hb, 1979. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. Bow.

 

[ROBLEY, John] - A Permanent and Effectual Remedy Suggested for the Evils under which the British West Indies now Labour . . . In a Letter from a West India Merchant. (London: JM Richardson) 48 pages 8vo pamph, 1807 1st ed; (ibidem) 48 pages pamph, 1808. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. Slavery. Caribbean area. Proposes reducing the amount of sugar grown. 1st edition exceptionally scarce; 2nd edition very scarce. BL, Rag, RES, Sab 60985, 72255.

 

ROBLIN, AJ – The Crusting of UWI Field Station Soils. (St Augustine: UWI, DTA Report) 85 pages, 1966. Agriculture. Soils. Crusting. Trinidad. Com.

 

ROBOTHAM, Don – 1974-81. (sl [Kingston]: Vanguard Publishers) 55 pages 17 cm pamph, 1983. Politics. Jamaica. A study of the Workers Party of Jamaica. LOC.

 

ROBOTHAM, Don – "The Notorious Riot." The Socio-economic and Political Base of Paul Bogle's Revolt. (Mona: UWI, ISER, Working Paper No 28) 95 pages 28 cm pb, 3 tables, biblio, 1981 1st ed; (ibidem) 95 pages, tables, biblio, 1984 rep. History. Morant Bay Rebellion, 1865. Paul Bogle. Jamaica. Ban, Ing, LOC.

 

ROBSON, Geoffrey Robert, and John Frederick TOMBLIN – Catalogue of the Active Volcanoes of the World Including Solfatara Fields Pt 20, West Indies. (Rome: International Association of Volcanology) xii,56 pages 4to pamph, ills, 1966. Geology. Seismology. Volcanoes. Solfatara Fields. Caribbean area. BL, Com.

 

ROBSON, George - The Story of our Jamaica Mission, with Sketch of our Trinidad Mission. (Edinburgh: United Presbyterian Church) 1814. Church. Religion. Presbyterians. Jamaica. Very scarce. Cu.J, Rag.

 

ROBY, John - The History of the Parish of St James in Jamaica, with Notes in the General History, Genealogy, and Monumental Inscriptions of the Island. (Kingston) 1848; (ibidem) 1849. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Genealogy. St James Parish. Jamaica. 1st edition rare; 2nd edition exceptionally scarce. Cu.J, Rag.

 

ROBY, John - Members of the Assembly of Jamaica, from the Institution of that Branch of the Legislature to the Present Time. Arranged in Parochial Lists. (Montego Bay: Alex Holmes) 102 pages 8vo, 1831. Genealogy. Colonial administration. Assembly. Members. Jamaica. Exceptionally scarce. RES, Sab 72262.

 

ROBY, John - Monuments of the Cathedral-Church and Parish of St Catherine: Being Part I of Church Notes and Monumental Inscriptions of Jamaica, in the Year 1824. (Montego Bay: Alex Holmes) ii,iii,83,viii pages 22 cm 8vo pb, 1831. Genealogy. Church. Religion. St Catherine Parish. Jamaica. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.J, LOC, Rag, RES, Sab 72263.

 

ROBY, John - [British colonial administrator (1785-1865); collector of customs at Montego Bay. RES.]

 


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