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  • Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana

    Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana
    av Ann Marie Bissessar

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739174708

    In this book an attempt is made to probe more carefully the processes by which social and ethnic problems, as these pertain to Caribbean countries, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, are conveyed to the political arena and the mechanisms by which they…

  • Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana

    Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana
    av Ann Marie Bissessar

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498511018

    In this book an attempt is made to probe more carefully the processes by which social and ethnic problems, as these pertain to Caribbean countries, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, are conveyed to the political arena and the mechanisms by which they…

  • Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris

    Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris
    av Gianluca Delfino

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783838202655

    Gianluca Delfino's study is based on the assumption that Wilson Harris's works as a whole show a remarkable unity of thought rooted in their author's complex imagination. As a valuable contribution to Caribbean Literature and Philosophy, Harris's im…

  • Prehistoric Guiana

    Prehistoric Guiana
    av Denis Williams

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789766370800

    For more than 25 years Denis Williams, one of Guyana's most accomplished scholars, travelled from one end of the country to the other conducting surveys and excavations. The result is the first comprehensive reconstruction of the history and charact…

  • Empowering a Peasantry in a Caribbean Context

    Empowering a Peasantry in a Caribbean Context

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789766400682

    Land has always been a political commodity, and nowhere has this been more the case than in Guyana. This study of the land settlement schemes of Guyana over a 160-year period analyses the interrelationships among conflicting forces in the political…

  • Guiana and the Shadows of Empire

    Guiana and the Shadows of Empire
    av Joshua R. Hyles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498557191

    This book is a history of the three Guianas, now known as Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana. Though histories of each of the countries exist, this is the first work in a century to consider the three countries as a group, and thus the first to pre…

  • Colony / Colonie

    Colony / Colonie
    av Christophe Gin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783868286748

  • Post-Colonial Trajectories in the Caribbean

    Post-Colonial Trajectories in the Caribbean

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472480453

    This book compares and contrasts the contemporary development experience of neighbouring, geographically similar countries with an analogous history of exploitation but by three different European colonisers. Studying the so-called ‘Three Guia…

  • Post-Colonial Trajectories in the Caribbean

    Post-Colonial Trajectories in the Caribbean

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032097350

    This book compares and contrasts the contemporary development experience of neighbouring, geographically similar countries with an analogous history of exploitation but by three different European colonisers. Studying the so-called ‘Three Guia…

  • The Art of Denis Williams

    The Art of Denis Williams
    av Evelyn A. Williams

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231934

    Written by his daughter Evelyn A. Williams, this is an illustrated guide to the work of a man praised worldwide, including by the likes of Wyndham Lewis and Salvador Dali. In the 1940s, Dennis Williams was the first Black artist to win critical accl…

  • Rediasporization

    Rediasporization
    av Gillian Richards-Greaves

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831163

    Every year on the Friday before Labor Day, Guyanese from all over the world convene in Brooklyn, New York, to celebrate the accidental tradition of Come to My Kwe-Kwe and to connect or reconnect with other Guyanese. Since the fall of 2005, they have…

  • Rediasporization

    Rediasporization
    av Gillian Richards-Greaves

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831156

    Every year on the Friday before Labor Day, Guyanese from all over the world convene in Brooklyn, New York, to celebrate the accidental tradition of Come to My Kwe-Kwe and to connect or reconnect with other Guyanese. Since the fall of 2005, they have…

  • Flora of the Guianas. Series C: Bryophytes Fascicle 2

    Flora of the Guianas. Series C: Bryophytes Fascicle 2

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842464595

    A critical, illustrated Flora of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, designed to treat phanerogams as well as cryptogams of the area. Publication takes place in fascicles, each treating a family or group of related families. Treatments provide funda…

  • The Elusive El Dorado

    The Elusive El Dorado
    av Basdeo Mangru

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761832478

    The Elusive El Dorado is a thoroughly researched collection of essays on the Indian Diaspora in the Caribbean. This fascinating book focuses mainly on the indenture and post-indenture historical periods. It includes a list of emigrant ships, with da…

  • Cultural Power, Resistance and Pluralism

    Cultural Power, Resistance and Pluralism

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789766400064

  • The Murderer

    The Murderer

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241552728

    'For me life hasn't got dreams, success and all that damn nonsense. Life is full of shadows: some of them soft and others conceal a hammer.' Galton Flood is a lonely man. Ill at ease with his family, he leaves his home in Guyana's capital, Georgetow…

  • HIV & AIDS

    HIV & AIDS
    av Prem Misir

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789766403171

    This cross-sectional study used a purposive sample of 379 high school students from fifteen urban and rural high schools in Guyana and assessed their HIV and AIDS knowledge and stigma-related attitudes, and the relationships among gender, age, relig…

  • Song

    Song
    av Michelle Jana Chan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783525478

    `A dazzling novel ... An unforgettable portrait of a man and a little-known land’ Sara Wheeler Song is just a boy when he sets out from Lishui village in China. Brimming with courage and ambition, he leaves behind his impoverished broken famil…

  • Conflict and Solidarity in a Guianese Plantation

    Conflict and Solidarity in a Guianese Plantation
    av Chandra Jayawardena

    Inbunden - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845200206

    Conflict and Solidarity in a Guianese Plantation

  • Flora of the Guianas. Supplementary Series: Fascicle 3

    Flora of the Guianas. Supplementary Series: Fascicle 3

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842460467

    A critical, illustrated Flora of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, designed to treat phanerogams as well as cryptogams of the area. Publication takes place in fascicles, each treating a family or group of related families. Treatments provide funda…

  • Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris

    Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris
    av Gianluca Delfino

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783838209050

    Gianluca Delfino's encounter with one of the Caribbean's most controversial authors illuminates Wilson Harris's imaginative approach to history and time. Delfino references several novels, with a special focus on The Infinite Rehearsal (1987), Jones…

  • Coolie Woman

    Coolie Woman
    av Gaiutra Bahadur

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849046602

    *** Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize*** In 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a 'coolie', the name the British gave to the million indentured labourers they recruited for sugar plantations worldwide after slavery ended. The woman, w…

  • Guyana, Guyane and Suriname

    Guyana, Guyane and Suriname
    av Ben Box

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911082408

    Three Caribbean states sitting on the edge of South America, the Guianas are an intriguing combination of Calypso and palm trees, Dutch place names, Hindu temples, French cafés, and Amerindian rainforest villages. Whether you're exploring the canopy…

  • Musical Life in Guyana

    Musical Life in Guyana
    av Vibert C. Cambridge

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628460117

    Musical Life in Guyana is the first in-depth study of Guyanese musical life. It is also a richly detailed description of the social, economic, and political conditions that have encouraged and sometimes discouraged musical and cultural creativity in…

  • Musical Life in Guyana

    Musical Life in Guyana
    av Vibert C. Cambridge

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496809766

    Musical Life in Guyana is the first in-depth study of Guyanese musical life. It is also a richly detailed description of the social, economic, and political conditions that have encouraged and sometimes discouraged musical and cultural creativity in…

  • Macmillan Guyana Junior Atlas

    Macmillan Guyana Junior Atlas
    av Deryck Bernard

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333934173

    Includes such features as: modern digital cartography; mapping skills section; 18 pages covering Guyana; extensive Caribbean and world sections; numerous photographs and illustrations; and, an index.

  • The Guyana Court of Appeal

    The Guyana Court of Appeal
    av Bertrand Ramcharan

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859416860

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • The Negro Family in British Guiana

    The Negro Family in British Guiana
    av Raymond T. Smith

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415175760

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • The Negro Family in British Guiana

    The Negro Family in British Guiana
    av Raymond T. Smith

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415863292

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Fabrics of Indianness

    Fabrics of Indianness
    av Sinah Theres Kloss

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137565402

    This book describes how Guyanese Hindus recreate Indian ethnic identity in contemporary Guyana and examines how Hindu traditions have been transformed in this multi-religious and multi-ethnic society. By illustrating the exchange and consumption of…

  • Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power

    Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power
    av Colin A. Palmer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469615011

    Colin Palmer, one of the foremost chroniclers of twentieth-century British and U.S. imperialism in the Caribbean, here tells the story of British Guiana's struggle for independence. At the center of the story is Cheddi Jagan, who was the colony's fi…

  • Wild Coast

    Wild Coast
    av John Gimlette

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846682537

    Dolman Travel Book of the Year 2012 Between the Orinoco and the Amazon lies a fabulous forested land, barely explored. Much of Guiana seldom sees sunlight, and new species are often tumbling out of the dark trees. Shunned by the conquistadors, it wa…

  • Migration, Mining, and the African Diaspora

    Migration, Mining, and the African Diaspora
    av B. Josiah

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230115897

    From the late 1800s, African workers migrated to the mineral-rich hinterland areas of Guyana, mined gold, diamonds, and bauxite; diversified the country's economy; and contributed to national development. Utilizing real estate, financial, and death…

  • Children Of Watooka

    Children Of Watooka
    av Steve Connolly

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910553398

    Step into an extraordinary and fascinating world . little known, but immensely remarkable and hollering for attention . formerly British Guiana, now Guyana. Learn about the country's captivating history from before slavery/indenture through to moder…

  • Coolie Woman

    Coolie Woman
    av Gaiutra Bahadur

    Inbunden - 2013 - ISBN: 9781849042772

    In 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a 'coolie', the name the British gave to the million indentured labourers they recruited for sugar plantations worldwide after slavery ended. The woman, who claimed no husband, was pregnant and…

  • Lianas of the Guianas

    Lianas of the Guianas
    av Bruce Hoffman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789460222245

    Lianas (woody vines) are iconic symbols of tropical forests around the world. These plants use the energetically expensive investment of trees in woody stems to gain relatively inexpensive access to the light-rich canopy. Lianas contribute significa…

  • Climb to the Lost World

    Climb to the Lost World
    av Hamish MacInnes

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911342304

    Over 9,000 feet up on the top of Mount Roraima is a twenty-five mile square plateau, at the point where Guyana’s border meets Venezuela and Brazil. In 1973, Scottish mountaineering legend Hamish MacInnes alongside climbing notoriety Don Whilla…

  • What's Cooking in Guyana 2nd Edition

    What's Cooking in Guyana 2nd Edition

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405013130

    This book was the inspiration of the staff and students at the Carnegie School of Home Economics in Guyana's capital, Georgetown. It is a practical recipe book, and has been revised and updated to coincide with the Carnegie School's 70th aniversary…

  • Flora of the Guianas: Series A: Phanerogams Fascicle 31

    Flora of the Guianas: Series A: Phanerogams Fascicle 31

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842464656

    A critical, illustrated Flora of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, designed to treat phanerogams as well as cryptogams of the area. Publication takes place in fascicles, each treating a family or group of related families. Treatments provide funda…

  • The Amerindians in Guyana 1803-1873

    The Amerindians in Guyana 1803-1873

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714630540

    These selected documents reveal the reaction and responses of the Amerindians to European values.

  • Institutional Environment and Public Officials' Performance in Guyana

    Institutional Environment and Public Officials' Performance in Guyana
    av Omer Gokcekus

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821349465

    This report presents the findings of a survey of public officials in Guyana, on a wide range of civil service issues from personnel management practices to rewards and disciplinary action, and from budget environment to corruption. The objective of…