|Statement||by Thomas Atwood.|
|LC Classifications||F2051 .A88|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 285 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||285|
|LC Control Number||02013775|
Throughout its history the fertile island of Dominica has attracted settlers and colonisers and has been the subject of the military, and often bloody, squabbles of European powers. At the time of Columbus’s visit on a Sunday (dies dominica) in November , the island was a stronghold of the Caribs from South America who were driving out. This text traces the origin and development of this island from its volcanic formation to The author interweaves the island's history with geography, ecology, folklore and social custom to inform the reader about both Dominica and Caribbean history as a whole/5. Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. France ceded possession to Great Britain in , which colonized the island in Slavery ended in and in the first three men of African descent were elected to the legislative assembly of Dominica. Buy The Dominica Story: A History of the Island Reprint by Lennox Honychurch, Lennox Honychurch (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews:
Chap. XII Of the negro slaves of this island, their rebellion and reduction, the usage, manners, customs, and characters of these people in general in the Weft Indies Chap. XIII Of the present trade of the island, and the free port of Roseau, with remarks. Conclusion Pages: DOMINICA Country Notes: A brief, comprehensive study of Dominica The History of the Island of Dominica: Containing a Description of Its Situation, Extent, Climate, Mountains, Rivers, Natural Productions, &c. &c. (Illustrated) The Dominica Story A History of the Island History of Dominica. The History of the Island of Dominica Containing a Description of Its Situation, Extent, Climate, Mountains, Rivers, Natural Productions, &c. &c. Language: English: LoC Class: F West Indies local history: Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic) Subject: Dominica -- Description and travel Subject: Natural history -- Dominica Subject. The History of Dominica. Known as “The Nature Island of the Caribbean” due to its spectacular, lush, and varied flora and fauna, which are protected by an extensive natural park system; the most mountainous of the Lesser Antilles, its volcanic peaks are cones of lava craters and include Boiling Lake, the second-largest, thermally active lake in the world.