Dutch Guiana by William Gifford Palgrave

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Published by Macmillan & co. in London .

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Paginationvi p., 1 l., 264 p.
Number of Pages264
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Open LibraryOL23296312M
LC Control Number02011777

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The author, who previously wrote A Year's Journey Through Central and Eastern Arabia, describes the topography, the coast, the capital, rivers, Cottica, Bush Negroes, Munnickendam, the colony, etc, with much on overall conditions and people of Dutch Guiana, now called Surinam, which the author calls a "Creole paradise".

Excerpt. I first met the Djukas in St. Laurent, which is the prison port of French Guiana, and the centre of the penitentiary system which is popularly known as the Devil's Island Penal Colony. The Djukas come in to St. Laurent from the jungle.

They come to trade jungle rubber and timber for bright beads and gunpowder and fish-hooks and the brilliant lengths of calico which they use as loin-cloths.

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The pages that follow describe scenes in the lives of a Negro people living in isolation in the interior Dutch Guiana book Dutch Guiana, South America. These Negroes are the descendants of runaway slaves imported from Africa, who took refuge in the dense Guiana bush and established African villages along the rivers whose rapids are their fortifications.

Available in: Paperback.A detailed description of the society and culture of Dutch Guiana, modern Suriname, first published in Due to COVID, orders may Brand: William Gifford Palgrave.

: The Jungles of Dutch Guiana: DJ is fair with edge wear and some chipping. Green cloth cover has a small amount of corner and spine end wear. Inside is clean with no markings.

There is a bit of darkening on the edges of some pages, and I found 2 pages that have a small light brown stain. Outalissi: A Tale Of Dutch Guiana () by Christopher Edward Lefroy. Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Paperback. Good. After two centuries as a Dutch colony, Guyana was handed over to Britain in at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.

The Dutch managed to retain. Dutch Guiana (Surinam), east of British Guiana, is much less exploredand settled, the principal cultivated area being in the lower valley of theriver Surinam. Paramaribo is the capital.

Up to slaveryexisted in this colony, and there were o of. Suriname (/ ˈ sj ʊər ɪ n æ m /, US also /-n ɑː m /, sometimes spelled Surinam), officially known as the Republic of Suriname (Dutch: Republiek Suriname [reːpyˌblik syːriˈnaːmə]), is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America.

It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the g code: + The Guyana Story is a collection of short essays which attempt to relate the story of the Guyanese people in a generally chronological order.

It is obvious that not all the details of the periods described are included, but the aim of the author is to build an awareness among young Guyanese in particular, of the rich heritage of the people of. Because of their colonial histories (or present in the case of French Guiana which is a department of France), Guyana speaks English, Suriname Dutch and French Guiana - predictably - French.

The whole region is an ethnic grab bag of Amerindians, European colonists, the ancestors of escaped African slaves and descendents of Asian indentured. This book, translated from the Dutch, is a touching, sometimes very frustrating, account of the lives of people who were not famous; it also covers topics not usually brought to life.4/5.

Hartsinck. In "Beschrijving van Guiana of de Wilde Kust", he’d described a structure feet long and 50 feet wide, which had served as a church, a storehouse, the government, and the home of the ‘corp de guarde’.

On 8 Marchthe Dutch - faced by a massive slave revolt. Dutch Guiana synonyms, Dutch Guiana pronunciation, Dutch Guiana translation, English dictionary definition of Dutch Guiana.

See Suriname. or n the former name of Surinam n. a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence. Shop Lonely Planet’s complete range of print and digital destination travel guides for all the travel planning and advice you need.

Buy direct from Lonely Planet – the world’s best travel guidebooks. Originally a Dutch colony in the 17th century, by Guyana had become a British possession. The abolition of slavery led to settlement of urban areas by former slaves and the importation of indentured servants from India to work the sugar plantations.

The resulting ethnocultural divide has persisted and has led to turbulent politics. Below is a list of my stock of old secondhand and antiquarian books on Guyana and Suriname, formerly made up of British Guiana and French Guiana, for sale.

On this page I list my stock of books on British Guiana, now Guyana, Dutch Guiana, now Suriname and French Guiana. There are some fine books on the Guianas, the works by Schomburgk and. Other emigration destinations include French Guiana and the United States.

Suriname's immigration rules are flexible, and the country is easy to enter illegally because rainforests obscure its borders. Since the mids, Brazilians have settled in Suriname's capital, Paramaribo, or. Rebel destiny; among the bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana, (New York London.

Whittlesey house. McGraw-Hill book company, inc., ), by Melville J. Herskovits and Frances S. Herskovits (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Guyana.

Guyana and Belize: Country Studies (second edition, ), ed. by Tim Merrill (multiple formats at ). The Dutch Caribbean islands were mostly under the direct control of the WIC. Only in the Guianas did a mix of both the WIC and other parties govern.

This article privileges English-language works over Dutch ones. If a book is available in English and Dutch, the English title will be referenced here. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Dutch Guiana at Borderless empire: Dutch Guiana in the Atlantic world ().

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Borderless Empire explores the volatile history of Dutch Guiana, in particular the forgotten colonies of Essequibo and Demerara, to provide new perspectives on European empire building in the Atlantic Hoonhout argues that imperial expansion was a process of improvisation at the colonial level rather than a project that was centrally orchestrated from the metropolis.

This is a nice old book. A dated, FIRST EDITION MARKED, hardcover book entitled: Bush Master, Into the jungles of Dutch Guiana. By Nicol Smith. Illustrated from photographs by the author. Book is in excellent condition with very light wear and a light stain on the Rating: % positive.

13 Jul - Books about Guyana, books by Guyanese authors. See more ideas about British guiana, Books and Krishna book pins. Suriname (officially the Republic of Suriname, Dutch: Republiek Suriname) is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the south.

It has an area ofkm 2 (63, sq mi) with a population of(estimate for July ). The population density is of inhabitants/km official language is Dutch. Guiana, British, Dutch and French book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.3/5(1).

This monograph describes the lives of the Saramaka tribe of Suriname Maroons and the Negroes of the coastal region of Suriname river.

Included are, discussions of the beliefs and practices associated with birth, marriage, death, family relationships, community organization, folk lore, art, music, dancing, etc. The monograph is based upon two field trips to Dutch Guiana by the authors, a Cited by: About this Book Catalog Record Details.

Djuka, the bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana, by Morton C. Kahn, with Kahn, Morton C. (Morton Charles), View full. item 3 Dutch Guiana by William Gifford Palgrave (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping.

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The first one hundred years of the Dutch presence on the “Wild Coast” of Guiana, beginning with exploratory voyages and establishment of trading networks, and culminating in the establishment of plantation societies in Berbice and Essequibo, forms the historical context for the emergence of the Dutch creole languages of Berbice and by: 3.Djuka, the Bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana (New York: Viking Press, ), by Morton C.

Kahn, contrib. by Blair Niles and Clark Wissler (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Families -- Guyana. The Negro Family in British Guiana (Internet edition), by Raymond Thomas Smith, contrib.

by .The Dutch East India Company, also known as the VOC, was founded in as a joint stock company existed for years and brought great wealth to the Netherlands. The Dutch traded for coveted luxuries such as Asian tea, coffee, sugar, rice, rubber, tobacco, silk, textiles, porcelain, and spices such as cinnamon, pepper, nutmeg and : Katherine Schulz Richard.

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