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The British Army in the West Indies

society and the military in the revolutionary age

by Roger Norman Buckley

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British,
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army -- Military life.,
    • Garrisons, British -- West Indies -- History.,
    • Sociology, Military -- West Indies, British -- History.,
    • West Indies, British -- Social conditions.,
    • West Indies, British -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-426) and index.

      StatementRoger Norman Buckley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA649.32.W47 B83 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 441 p. :
      Number of Pages441
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL353827M
      ISBN 100813016045
      LC Control Number98013516

      BRITISH MILITARY CASUALTIES IN THE WEST INDIES Europeans: Blacks of the West Total British and Foreign India Regiments Total casualties , 72, , Deaths in the West Indies (included above) 70, 5, 75, SOURCE: Fortescue, 4 (part I): , William A. Young, The West India Common-Place Book (London: McMillan,   Chapter 1. Dangerous Battalions: The British Army in the West Indies Chapter 2. Citizens and Warriors: The French and Other Enemies Campaigns Chapter 3. The Crater of Vesuvius: Saint Domingue Chapter 4. With Spirit and Impetuosity: The Grey Jervis Expedition - Chapter 5. The Flame of Rebellion: The Uprisings of Chapter 6.

      Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Additional books from the extended shelves: Edwards, Bryan, An abridgment of Mr. Edwards's civil and commercial history of the British West Indies: in two volumes. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The development of the British West Indies, by Pitman, Frank Wesley. Publication date Topics West Indies -- History Publisher New Haven, Yale Univ.

        Just under 80 years ago, World War II's so-called Forgotten Army — the British soldiers who fought alongside Allied Forces in India and Myanmar, also known as Burma, at the tail end of the war —. The Development of the British West Indies, By Frank Wesley Pitman Yale University Press, Read Overview Sugar and Slaves: The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies, By Richard S. Dunn University of North Carolina Press,


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The term British West Indies refers to the former English and British colonies and the present-day overseas territories of the United Kingdom in the Caribbean. In the history of the British West Indies there have been several attempts at political unions.

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