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British Guiana books

Who is Who in British Guiana - 1945 - 1948


by: Erwin Brewster
A transcription of a text published in British Guiana in 1948 listing 4351 individuals together with their occupations and some details of their accomplishments. This directory must have been very useful at the time of its original publication, but after nearly 70 years is of little if any practical commercial value. It has been reproduced purely for the purpose of informing current and future generations in Guyana of their ancestors and their accomplishments. From a genealogical perspective therefore, it may serve some useful purpose.
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U.S. Intervention in British Guiana: A Cold War Story


by: Stephen G. Rabe
In the first published account of the massive U.S. covert intervention in British Guiana between 1953 and 1969, Stephen G. Rabe uncovers a Cold War story of imperialism, gender bias, and racism.

When the South American colony now known as Guyana was due to gain independence from Britain in the 1960s, U.S. officials in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations feared it would become a communist nation under the leadership of Cheddi Jagan, a Marxist who was very popular among the South Asian (mostly Indian) majority.
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History of British Guiana, from the Year 1668 to the Present, Vol. 1


by: James Rodway
Vicissitudes of the Colonies First Trading Posts of Guianar-B rief account of progress before 1668 Tlie Dutch political system. THE story of the Colonies which now form British Guiana, is one of plodding perseverance rather than conqaest. The country has suffered from the raids of privateers, capture by the enemy, slave revolts, endemic diseases and bad government, the recovery from which evils shows that the early colonists were not easily disheartened. Situated in the tropics, in what is naturally perhaps one of the most unhealthy parts of the world for Europeans, every acre at present in cultivation has been the scene of a struggle with the sea in front and the flood behind.
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Birds of Guyana : A Check List of 720 Species


by: Dorothy Eastman Snyder

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British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 1 (1924)


Reel 1. Intertitle gives viewer a brief introduction to the history of British Guiana. Georgetown on the Demerara River - the capital. View from on board a boat.
 

Pt. 2 British Guiana


Some scenes from the old British Guiana, Guyana.
 

British Guiana 1948 Reel 1 of 8


Scenes from airplane window. Grass roofed buildings; people on a highway; general scenes along road. \
 

A look at how the British undermined democracy in British Guiana when it ousted Dr Jagan


Mike Thomson investigates how Britain covertly manipulated the democratic process in its South American colony, then known as British Guiana, in the run-up to ...
 

British Guiana (1953)


British Guiana. GVs. Typical street and houses, and palm trees. Various shots of a woman unclothing baby and washing him in pail. Various shots of woman ...