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Bermuda

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

Abstract

Key Historical Events. The islands were discovered by Juan Bermúdez, probably in 1503, but were uninhabited until colonists under Sir George Somers were wrecked there in 1609. A company was formed for the ‘Plantation of the Somers’ Islands’, and in 1684 the Crown took over the government.

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Further Reading

  1. Government Statistical Department. Bermuda Facts and Figures. Annual.Google Scholar
  2. Ministry of Finance. Bermuda Digest of Statistics. Annual.Google Scholar
  3. Zuill, W. S., The Story of Bermuda and Her People. 2nd ed. London. 1992Google Scholar
  4. National library: The Bermuda Library, Hamilton.Google Scholar
  5. National statistical office: Government Statistical Department, Hamilton.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1996

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  • Brian Hunter

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