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


HISTORY. Barbados was occupied by the British in 1627 and during its colonial history never changed hands. Full internal self-government was attained in 1961. Barbados became an independent sovereign state within the Commonwealth on 30 Nov. 1966.


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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Information: The Barbados Statistical Service (NIS Bldg, Fairchild St, St Michael) produces selected monthly statistics and annual abstracts. Director: Eric Straughn.Google Scholar
  2. Beckjes, H., A History of Barbados: from Amerindian Settlement to Nation-State. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1990Google Scholar
  3. Dann, G., The Quality of Life in Barbados. London, 1984Google Scholar
  4. Hoyos, F. A., Barbados: A History from the Amerindians to Independence. London, 1978.Google Scholar
  5. Hoyos, F. A., Barbados: A Visitor’s Guide. London, 1983.Google Scholar
  6. Hoyos, F. A., Tom Adams: A Biography. London, 1988Google Scholar
  7. Potter, R. B. and Dann, G. M. S., Barbados [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1987Google Scholar
  8. Warren, A. and Frazer, H., The Barbados Carolina Connection. London, 1989Google Scholar
  9. Worrell, D., The Economy of Barbados 1946–1980. Bridgetown, 1982Google Scholar
  10. Library: The Barbados Public Library, Bridgetown. Acting Chief Librarian: Edwin Ifill.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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