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St Lucia

  • Brian Hunter
Chapter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

HISTORY. Attempts to colonize the island by the British took place in 1605 and 1638. The French settled in 1650 and St Lucia was ceded to Britain in 1814. Self-government was achieved in 1967 and independence on 22 Feb. 1979.

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Further Reading

  1. Ellis, G., St Lucia: Helen of the West Indies. London, 1985Google Scholar
  2. Library: The Central Library, Castries.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

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  • Brian Hunter

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