The Grenada Handbook Directory And Almanac For The Year 1902 Classic Reprint

Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 024317733X
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Excerpt from The Grenada Handbook, Directory and Almanac for the Year 1902 The compiler desires to take this opportunity of expressing his grateful acknowledgment of the continued support and appreciation extended to the Handbook, which now has a wide circulation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Economy And Environment In The Caribbean

Author: Bonham C. Richardson
Publisher: University Press of Florida
ISBN: 0813015391
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"Bearing in mind the recent renewed interest in the economic and environmental problems of small islands everywhere, [this] is a highly appropriate time to bring back to world attention the issues of that time, which served in large measure to define the patterns of development in Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent in the early decades of the twentieth century. . . . [A book] especially to be welcomed."--David Watts, University of Hull, England "A seminal contribution. . . . Lucid, erudite, and highly readable."--David Barker, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica In this historical geography of the British colonies of Barbados and the Windwards (St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Grenada), Bonham C. Richardson describes the economies, environments, and societies of the four geographically dissimilar islands and outlines the severe economic depression they experienced following the 1884 plunge in London sugar prices and the exacerbating effects of two catastrophes, a massive hurricane in 1898 and a volcanic eruption in 1902. In response to these problems, the British parliament created the 1897 West India Royal Commission to outline a new policy for the islands' development. Concentrating on the years between 1880 and 1905, Richardson makes use of unpublished archival records, local newspapers, and records of the Royal Commission to explain the enormous changes in land-use patterns in the British Caribbean. In a novel approach, Richardson emphasizes the effects of the islands' physical environments and devotes chapters to climate, waters, lowlands, and highlands. He also demonstrates how these environmental zones and resources were contested by different socioeconomic groups, leading him to one of his most provocative arguments: that depression-induced demonstrations and riots in the islands in the late 1890s in large part precipitated the Royal Commission's wise decision to advocate the break-up of sugarcane plantations into smaller shareholds. Thus, Richardson demonstrates the ways in which working people, far from being victims of colonialism, managed to influence British decision makers such that each island developed a unique adaptation to the economic and geophysical stresses placed on it, proving fruitless the British attempts to "regionalize" the islands under a single policy. Throughout, Richardson's discussion of insularity and islandness is important to understanding problems in the Caribbean today, a century later, and will be of interest to geographers and historians of the Caribbean and to anyone with an interest in small-island economics. Bonham C. Richardson is professor of geography at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His most recent book, The Caribbean in the Wider World, 1492-1992, received the Gordon K. Lewis Award in 1993 from the Caribbean Studies Association.

Manual Completo De Los Verbos En Ingles

Author: Jamie Garza Bores
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071783958
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The quickest, easiest way for Spanish speakers to master English verbs Ideal for business, travel, or living in an English-speaking world, Manual completo de los verbos en ingles presents the English verb system in a single, compact volume for beginning- to intermediate-level language learners. Written in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, it provides numerous examples illustrating verbs in action, and notes containing important insights into the meanings and usages of different forms. This updated and expanded second edition includes practical exercises and an answer key, making it an ideal learning tool for ESL students. The perfect way for Spanish speakers to master English verbs, Manual completo de los verbos en ingles: Focuses on the most commonly used verbs in English Covers regular and irregular verbs, grouped according to their patterns Presents auxiliary verbs with complete examples of all their tenses Demonstrates how verbs are integrated into complete sentences Clearly explains the meaning and usage of different verb forms

Modern Snipers

Author: Leigh Neville
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472815354
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The years since 9/11 have seen major changes in the way snipers are employed on the modern battlefield, alongside an incredibly rapid evolution in their weapons, equipment and training. This book covers the 14 years of near-constant warfare since the dawn of the 21st century, documenting where, when and how snipers have been deployed; their rifles, optics and their ancillary equipment such as laser range finders; their training and tactics and accounts of real-life operations involving sniper teams. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have reaffirmed the importance of snipers in both conventional and unconventional warfare, and this new study covers these developments in depth, as well as looking at the role of the sniper in police and counterterrorism environments.

Encyclopedia Of Nineteenth Century Photography

Author: John Hannavy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135873271
Size: 14.58 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in that authorities from all over the world have contributed their expertise and scholarship towards making this a truly comprehensive publication. The Encyclopedia presents new and ground-breaking research alongside accounts of the major established figures in the nineteenth century arena. Coverage includes all the key people, processes, equipment, movements, styles, debates and groupings which helped photography develop from being ‘a solution in search of a problem’ when first invented, to the essential communication tool, creative medium, and recorder of everyday life which it had become by the dawn of the twentieth century. The sheer breadth of coverage in the 1200 essays makes the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography an essential reference source for academics, students, researchers and libraries worldwide.

Pensando En Ingles

Author: Jaime Garza Bores
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071440070
Size: 18.79 MB
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Pensando en inglés shows ESL learners how to form all types of sentences in English, without having to resort to the mechanics of grammar. It accomplishes this with the systematic repetition of grammar patterns in the context of naturalistic dialogues and exercises. By using the same pattern repeatedly in many practical situations, readers will learn to use these everyday English expressions automatically and begin to think in English. New in this revised edition is a comprehensive answer key.

Domine Lo Basico

Author: Jean Yates
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764101218
Size: 14.10 MB
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t covers all the basics of English grammar. Emphasis is given to areas of particular difficulty for the Spanish speaker, and special features include a pretest with answers, plus charts and examples to illustrate English language patterns.