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Islands and Peoples of the Indies.

Smithsonian Institution

Islands and Peoples of the Indies.

by Smithsonian Institution

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesSmithsonian War Background Studies -- 14
ContributionsKennedy, Raymond.
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Open LibraryOL21714198M

The East Indies or the Indies are the lands of South (Indian subcontinent) and Southeast Asia. In a more restricted sense, the Indies can be used to refer to the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippine Archipelago. The name "Indies" is used to connote parts of Asia that came under the Indian cultural sphere. A separate ethnic people that inhabited the Peninsula of Samaná and part of the northern coast toward the Nahua in what today is the Dominican Republic, and, by most contemporary accounts, differed in language and customs from the classical or high Taíno who lived on the eastern part of the island of Hispaniola then known.

Virgin Islands, group of about 90 small islands, islets, cays, and rocks in the West Indies, situated some 40 to 50 miles (64 to 80 kilometres) east of Puerto Rico. The islands extend from west to east for about 60 miles and are located west of the Anegada Passage, a major channel connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Island People: The Caribbean and the World $ $ (as of 2nd August - More info Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this.

The islands are generally low-lying, though Cayman Brac has a central bluff that constitutes 90 percent of its landmass. The coasts are ironshore (limestone fringes with numerous marine fossils) interspersed with sandy beaches and enclosed by coral reefs. Grand Cayman is the largest and most. 🇩🇰DANISH WEST INDIES. Hassel Island, DWI. Creque Marine Railway History; Transfer Day This wonderful book is an action-packed adventure that brings to life a fading West Indian sugar colony in the [ ] Read More. The Earliest Known Telephone Subscribers in St. Thomas ~


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Islands and Peoples of the Indies by Smithsonian Institution Download PDF EPUB FB2

Home» Books» Islands and peoples of the Indies no. Islands and peoples of the Indies no. Kennedy, Raymond The Smithsonian Institution, Creator: Kennedy, Raymond. Published: The Smithsonian Institution, Subject(s): History and Culture. Islands and peoples of the Indies.

City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Kennedy.

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The text mostly details events that occurred in present-day South America, around the islands of the Greater Antilles. The text, originally composed inwas written for the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V of Spain and initially sent to Prince Philip II of Spain to deliver to.

The West Indies: A History of the Islands of the West Indian Archipelago, Together with an Account of Their Physical Characteristics, Natural Resources, and Present Condition Amos Kidder Fiske G. Putnam's Sons, - West Indies - pages. The History of the Indies Bartolome de Las Casas The Spaniards entered the province of Camaguey, which is large and densely populated and when they reached the villages, the inhabitants had prepared as well as they could cassava bread from their food; wha t they called guaminiquinajes from their hunting; and also fish, if they had caught any.

His men traveled from island to island, taking Indians as captives. Inin a large slave raid, Columbus and his men rounded up 1, Arawak.

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This is the story of an island, geographically twice the size of Washington, DC, with a current population ofthat has witnessed years of tumultuous s: The Spanish, the first Europeans to claim land on the Caribbean islands, were often harsh taskmasters.

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BoxProvidenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI. Skilled farmers and navigators, they wrote music and poetry and created powerfully expressive objects. At the time of Columbus’s exploration, the Taíno were the most numerous indigenous people of the Caribbean and inhabited what are now Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

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