Cape Verde

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


HISTORY. The Cape Verde Islands were discovered in 1460 by Diogo Gomes, the first settlers arriving in 1462. In 1587 its administration was unified under a Portuguese governor. The colony became an Overseas Province on 11 June 1951.


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Further Reading

  1. Annuario Estatistico de Cabo Verde. Praia. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  2. Carreira, A., The People of the Cape Verde Islands. London, 1982Google Scholar
  3. Foy, C., Cape Verde: Politics, Economics and Society. London, 1988Google Scholar
  4. Shaw, C., Cape Verde Islands: [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1990Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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  • Brian Hunter

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