St Helena

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The island was administered by the East India Company from 1659 and became a British colony in 1834.

Books of Reference

  1. Booy, D.M., Rock of Exile: A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha. London, 1957Google Scholar
  2. Crawford, A., Tristan da Cunha and the Roaring Forties. Edinburgh, 1982Google Scholar
  3. Cross, A., Saint Helena. Newton Abbot, 1980Google Scholar
  4. Holdgate, M., Mountains in the Sea. London, 1958Google Scholar
  5. Munch, P. A., Sociology of Tristan da Cunha. Oslo. 1945.—Crisis in Utopia. New York. 1971Google Scholar
  6. Stonehouse, B., Wideawake Island (Ascension). London. 1960Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

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