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Glimpses of Jamaican natural history.

Natural History Society of Jamaica

Glimpses of Jamaican natural history.

by Natural History Society of Jamaica

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Published by Institute of Jamaica in [Kingston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Jamaica,
  • Natural history.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLewis, Charles Bernard, 1913-, Swabey, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH109 J5 N3
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18665557M

    Category:Natural history of Jamaica. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nature of Jamaica. Subcategories. This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total. C Caves of Jamaica‎ (19 P) F Fauna of Jamaica‎ (9 C.   Rose Hall is an eighteenth-century plantation manor house, and the home of Jamaica's most famous ghost—the White Witch of Rose Hall. Of the great houses that once served as the homes of Jamaica's wealthy plantation owners, only fifteen remain today, the others having been burned to the ground by slaves during the Great Jamaican Slave revolt of

    From inside the book. What people Other editions - View all. The Jamaican Historical Review, Volume 15 Snippet view - The Jamaican Historical Review, Volume 1 Snippet r Gore Bros Hay to Archibald Hay to Sir Hay to trustees Hay wrote Henry Hawley History Jamaica Papers JAMAICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW John Tharp July June land Light to. perspective of the coloniser. The book presents a new perspective on Jamaican history which needs to be read and understood but done so with the other works. Only then will the failues of each type balance out to give the reader a total picture of Jamaican history. This book's Jamaican-African perspective seems to run out of steam about the time of.

    The new series 'Glimpses of Our Documentary Heritage' makes its debut in this issue of the journal. This glimpse reveals the transcription of a letter written by George William Gordon to his wife, Lucy. The letter was penned just hours before Gordon's execution on Octo Buy History of Jamaica by Gardner, W J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).


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Glimpses of Jamaican natural history by Natural History Society of Jamaica Download PDF EPUB FB2

Volume 1. Insects and Their Kin: The Terrestrial Arthropods. A compilation of writings from - by members of the NHSJ.

Articles were originally published in the Natural History Notes of the NHSJ, Glimpses of Jamaican Natural History and. Glimpses of Jamaican natural history. [Kingston]: Institute of Jamaica, [?-(OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bernard Lewis; Natural History Society of Jamaica.

Natural History Society of Jamaica. Glimpses of Jamaican natural history. [Kingston]: Institute of Jamaica, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Natural History Society of Jamaica. OCLC Number: Description: 84 pages ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Members of the Natural History Society of Jamaica.

(Jamaica Insula Book 6) Thibault Ehrengardt. out of 5 stars 8. Kindle Edition. $ #8. DK Eyewitness Caribbean (Travel Guide) Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American and the University of North Carolina Press) A New Look at the African.

Books shelved as jamaican: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Y. Denn. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.

The Natural History Society of Jamaica (NHSJ) is a non-profit organization formed in by members of staff of the Institute of Jamaica and science teachers across Jamaica. Its particular objective was to study the natural history of Jamaica, with special reference to the flora and fauna, about which little was then known and taught.

The book has been revised to bring the account of the island's history up to date. Many maps and photographs have also been added. This edition of the authoritative History of Jamaica covers the whole of the history of the island from the arrival of the Arawaks a /5(30). @book{bhl, title = {The civil and natural history of Jamaica: in three parts.

In three dissertations. The whole illustrated with fifty copper-plates: in which the most curious productions are represented of the natural size, and delineated immediately from the objects / }, copyright = {Public domain.

History of Jamaica has been revised to bring the account of the island's history up to date. Many maps and photographs have also been added.

This edition of the authoritative History of Jamaica covers the whole of the history of the island from the arrival of the Arawaks a thousand years ago until the present Size: KB. The Indian mongoose was introduced to Jamaica in and has played a role in declining species populations leading to the possibly extinction or extinction of five.

Jamaica (jəmā´kə), independent state within the Commonwealth ( est. pop. 2,), 4, sq mi (10, sq km), coextensive with the island of Jamaica, West Indies, S of Cuba and W of a is the largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba and Hispaniola. The capital and largest city is Kingston.

Land and People Although largely a limestone plateau more than. Glimpses of the Wonderful: The Life of Philip Henry Gosse by Ann Thwaite pp, Faber, £ PH Gosse's tragedy - and that is not too strong a word - was that he arrived on the planet a Author: DJ Taylor.

Jamaican Folklore and Natural History Video Series is the result of a joint project administered by the Natural History Division of the Institute of. Natural History Treasures A-B Objects 12 C-E Objects 44 F-G Objects 74 H-M Objects N-P Objects R-S Objects T-Z Objects The collectors The collection and the field Authors Index (source: Nielsen Book Data).

agriculture. Jamaica history does rarely explore this period in depth. In fact it is the most fundamental period in Jamaica history as plantation owners attempting to boost sugar brought in many indentured laborers from Asia. Jamaican historians cite this is the reason for the diversity in Jamaican ethnicity.

Hence Jamaica history played a File Size: 68KB. Mr. James’s novel, “The Book of Night Women,” focused on a young slave woman on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the turn of the 19th century, and in. Well, the only book that I have read or even heard of from Jamaica is A Brief History of Seven Killings, by Marlon James.

It won the Man Booker Prize in I thought it was a decent book-- though challenging. In the beginning it is very similar to William Faulkner with its alternating points of view and confusing prose/vernacular.

Culture and Customs of Jamaica richly surveys the fuller wealth of the Caribbean nation, focusing on its people, history, religion, education, language, social customs, media and cinema, literature, music, and performing and visual arts. Jamaican Creole and the education system, which are not often discussed in volumes aimed at a general Reviews: 1.

Sir Hans Sloane, noted physician, scientist and collector, who had spent defining moments of his life on the island of Jamaica in the s, had become the founder of the celebrated British Natural History Museum ­ his Jamaican natural history collection, in many ways, its.

Jamaica's rich history has been the subject of many books, articles and papers. This collection of 18 original essays considers aspects of Jamaican history not covered in more general histories of the island and illuminates developments in Jamaican and West Indian history.

The book achieves a triumphant sparkle, however, in its treatment of individuals and their contribution to Jamaican life and the culture of the world.

Dr Cecily Williams (), for example.The production of a field guide of Jamaican odonata species is an effort by the Natural History Division to widen the existing knowledge-base on Jamaica’s biological diversity while providing an identification key for the many researchers who wish to study this group.

Glimpses of Jamaican Natural History. Publ. Inst. 1: