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


HISTORY. Barbados was occupied by the British in 1627. Full internal self-government was attained in 1961 and independence on 30 Nov. 1966.


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Further Reading

  1. Beckles, H., A History of Barbados: from Amerindian Settlement to Nation-State. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1990Google Scholar
  2. Hoyos, F. A., Barbados: A History from the Amerindians to Independence. 2nd ed. London, 1992.Google Scholar
  3. Hoyos, F. A., Tom Adams: A Biography. London, 1988Google Scholar
  4. Potter, R. B. and Dann, G. M. S., Barbados [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1987Google Scholar
  5. Worrell, D., The Economy of Barbados 1946–1980. Bridgetown, 1982Google Scholar
  6. National library: The Barbados Public Library, Bridgetown.Google Scholar
  7. National statistical office: Barbados Statistical Service, Fairchild Street, Bridgelown.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

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