Directions for the treatment of geographical names in British Guiana.

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SeriesIts Special publication, no. 83
LC ClassificationsG105 .U544 no.83
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Pagination14 p.
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Get this from a library. Directions for the treatment of geographical names in British Guiana. [United States Board on Geographic Names.]. THE FOUNDATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF BRITISH GUIANA. 11 country in the nineteenth century that General Netscher, in his ' History of the Colonies of Essequibo, Demerara, and Berbice,' speaks of him as one of those meritorious Netherlanders " whose names are but little or not at all known, and who nevertheless deserve to be dragged from oblivion.".

A Description of British Guiana, Geographical and Statistical, Exhibiting Its Resources and Capabilities, Together with the Present and Future Condition and Prospects of the Colony. by Sir Robert Schomburg. Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Taylor And Francis.

Book: British Guiana Rep. Surgeon General for Year pp pp. Abstract: ii. Rose also reports on the work of the Mahaica Leper Asylum of British Guiana duringwhere the daily average inmates numberedand he estimates the total lepers in the colony at aboutor per mille of Directions for the treatment of geographical names in British Guiana.

book : F. Rose. Kenney & Hewitt report on the treatment of cases of Bancroftian filariasis with Hetrazan in British Guiana.

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Symptomatic as well as asymptomatic cases amongst individuals of different races and ages were treated. They are optimistic about the value of this drug as a chemotherapeutic for the control of the disease and the elimination of associated undesirable by: 9.

Full text of "A Description of British Guiana, Geographical and Statistical: Exhibiting " See other formats. 12 TWENTY-FIVE YEABBS IN BRITISH GUIANA under the name of British Guiana, inand Major-General Sir Benjamin Durban was appointed, by that excellent monarch King William IV., to be the first Governor and Com-mander-in-chief in and over the colony of British Guiana, Vice-Admiral and Ordinary of the same.

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He was also the author of many works of natural history and wildlife, including Fish Life in British Guiana: A Popular Guide to the Colonial Fishes (), Notes and Observations on Animal Life in British Guiana, A Popular Guide to Colonial Mammalia (), Path-Finding on the Mazaruni: The Journal of Six Expeditions on the Banks of.

The first book I read about Mackenzie was written by Zahra Freeth (I think that was her name) – “Run Softly, Demerara” – and then there was “A Hand Full of Diamonds” by Victor G.C. Norwood first published in about adventures and experiences in the jungles and diamond fields of Guiana and Brazil with photos by the author; also I.

BRITISH GUIANA AND MAURITIUS Copies of all Orders in Council, or Colonial Ordinances, for the better regulation and enforcement of the relative duties of masters and employers, and articled servants, tradesmen and labourers, in the colonies of British Guiana and Mauritius; and of correspondence relating thereto H.M.S.O.

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CORNELL UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NOTES AND COMMENTS ON MY TRIP TO THE Dian)or^d Fields OF British Guiana, BV W. GRAINGE WHITE. The original of tliis book is in tlie Cornell University Library. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit.

A total of records of medical uses in 60 herbal recipes for the treatment of 16 types of common diseases were recorded. In most of the recipes recorded, digestion diseases (%) were used. Guyanese author, academic, editor, anthologist and literary critic Frank Birbalsingh begins the Preface to his account of Guyana: History and Literature.

Kaieteur Falls is the world's largest single drop waterfall by the volume of water flowing over it. Located on the Potaro River in the Kaieteur National Park, it sits in a section of the Amazon rainforest included in the Potaro-Siparuni region of is metres ( ft) high when measured from its plunge over a sandstone and conglomerate cliff to the first break.

- Explore Rudolph's board "British guiana" on Pinterest. See more ideas about British guiana, British, Guyana pins. former: British Guiana etymology: the name is derived from Guiana, the original name for the region that included British Guiana, Dutch Guiana, and French Guiana; ultimately the word is derived from an indigenous Amerindian language and means "Land of Many Waters" (referring to the area's multitude of rivers and streams).

After his explorations in Guiana between and on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society, which are the subject of Volume I of "The Guiana Travels of Robert Schomburgk"Robert Schomburgk travelled to London.

How the Chinese co-operated Between the years and the Chinese came to the then colony of British Guiana. They, like the Portuguese, practised co-operation in the form of group farming.

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by The New York Botanical Garden Press, Bronx, NY U.S.A. Official log book Entries in official log book Delivery of log book to Director Delivery of log book where ownership is transferred or ship is lost Offence in respect of official log book Ordinary ship’s log Returns of crew lists Returns of births and deaths in Guyana ships Hyles, Joshua R.

Guiana and the Shadows of Empire: Colonial and Cultural Negotiations at the Edge of the World. Lanham, MD: Lexington, E-mail Citation» Comparative history of the English- Dutch- and French-speaking territories of the Guianas (today Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana) on the basis of the author’s master’s thesis.

Geographical renaming is the changing of the name of a geographical feature or area. This can range from the uncontroversial change of a street name to a highly disputed change to the name of a country.

Some names are changed locally but the new names are not recognised by other countries, especially when there is a difference in language.

In Guyana: British rule when the United States supported Venezuela’s claims to that mineral- and timber-rich territory. Venezuela revived its claims on British Guiana inan issue that went to the United Nations for mediation in the early s but still had not been resolved in the early 21st century.

Read More; relations with. Colombia. - Explore Visit Guyana's board "Guyana Resorts", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Guyana, Resort, Oh beautiful pins. treatment. Readers might notice other lacunae. While not all aspects of Caribbean religion need be covered in an anthology such as this, one looks for more specific acknowledgement of the gaps than the editor gives in his introduction.

Taylor chooses the metaphor of the Nation Dance as the organizing principle of the book, and. Richard Schomburgk's Travels in British Guiana, Creator: Schomburgk, Moritz Richard, It was the first occasion that gave me the name of Scnombu gk, their discoverer, which thus fixed itself upon my No.

4-"HINTS ON AGRICULTURE IN BRITISH GUIANA", a Text Book for the use of the small farmer-by J. Edgar Beckett, F.L.S. In the British government asked German explorer Robert Hermann Schomburgk to map British Guiana and mark its boundaries.

As ordered by the British authorities, Schomburgk began British Guiana's western boundary with Venezuela at the mouth of the Orinoco River.

A map of the British colony was published in The Venezuelan crisis of occurred over Venezuela's longstanding dispute with the United Kingdom about the territory of Essequibo and Guayana Esequiba, which Britain claimed as part of British Guiana and Venezuela saw as Venezuelan territory.

As the dispute became a crisis, the key issue became Britain's refusal to include in the proposed international arbitration the territory east of the. The word originated in South Asia in the 17th century and meant day labourer, but since the 20th century the word has been used in that region to refer to porters at railway stations.

Coolie is now regarded as derogatory and/or a racial slur in the Caribbean, Africa, Oceania, North America, South America and Southeast Asia – in reference to people from Asia. When the British colonies were united in and became British Guiana, the eastern boundary remained as undefined as it had been when Berbice was a separate colony.

DUTCH PROGRESS. At the time of the Treaty of Utrecht inthe .Purchase Osteoporosis - 4th Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  Geographical names are (largely) tied to The Times Atlas, and all localities cited are listed in a gazetteer and some on rather selective maps in the CD – but there is no logic in either the Times Atlas or H&M4, as to what names in English are retained and which are altered to suit political changes or converted to the local language.