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Background notes, Barbados

Background notes, Barbados

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barbados -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 8242. -- Background notes series, Department of State publication -- 8242, Department of State publication
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15225999M

      Synopsis This guide to Barbados provides practical travel information, candid reviews and historical and cultural details. There are tips on finding the best beaches, features on the island's history, its rum distilleries, and cricket. There is a strong section on sport, including hiking Reviews: 4. Used - Very Good A well-cared-for item that has seen limited use but remains in great condition. The item is complete, unmarked, and undamaged, but may show some limited signs of wear. Item works perfectly. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine is undamaged. Background Readings for Teachers of American Literature [ Patton, University Ven ISBN Seller Rating: % positive.

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Department of State publication., Background notes series. Edition/Format: Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Barbados -- Description and travel.

Travel. Barbados. More like this: Similar Items. Get this from a library. Background notes, Barbados. [United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication.

Editorial Division.;]. Barbados was admitted to the United Nations in December Barbados joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in On July 4,Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, and Jamaica signed a treaty in Trinidad to found the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM).

This historical account provided vital background reading to help fill in the political, social and economic background to my ancestral research. It was very helpful in providing approximate dates for when my great-grandparents left Barbados for Antigua, Cited by: Books set in Barbados: [Captain Blood, Death By Honeymoon, The Summer Country, The Star Side of Bird Hill, Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story.

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It is roughly triangular in shape. It measures some 20 miles from northwest to southeast. The capital and largest town is Bridgetown. My book club recently read Sugar in the Blood by Andrea Stuart -- very helpful in understanding history of the entire New World as well as Barbados.

Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire. Barbados’ Money. The Central Bank has been the sole issuer of Barbados’ currency since The Bank determines the denominations as well as design and security features of local banknotes and coins and is responsible for public education and counterfeit deterrence programmes.

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I did hear of one recent novel that is partly set in Barbados, but I wasn't sure that. Barbados' History. Barbados is the eastern-most Caribbean island. It is located at N, W. The island, which is less that one million years old, was created by the collision of the Atlantic crustal and Caribbean plates, along with a volcanic eruption.

Click link to open resource. Barbados is a Caribbean island of the Lesser Antilles covering an area of square miles and has a population of almostpeople. English and Bajan are the major languages spoken in the country.

English is the official language of the country and is a native language of most islanders. Unlike most countries with various ethnic languages. Barbados as seen from space. Fringing reefs around the island have declined over many decades although there are still submerged reefs off the west and southern coasts.

Background: This entry For additional information, please see the entry for Population pyramid on the Definitions and Notes page under the References tab. Dependency. The new notes cover all denominations – $2, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $ The existing bank notes will continue to be accepted on the island.

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