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The Black Man's Part in the War : An Account of the Darkskinned Population of the British Empire ; How It Is and Will Beaffected by the Great War ; And the Share It Has Taken in Waging That War

By: Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir 1858-1927

... by HARRY H. JOHNSTON THEBLACK MAN'S PAR? IN THE WAR » f I. 'fig?*-* 5 AN ACCOUNT OF THE DARK-SKINNED POPULATION OF TH... ...JOHNSTON THEBLACK MAN'S PAR? IN THE WAR » f I. 'fig?*-* 5 AN ACCOUNT OF THE DARK-SKINNED POPULATION OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE; HOW IT IS AND WILL ... ...-SKINNED POPULATION OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE; HOW IT IS AND WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE GREAT WAR; AND THE SHARE IT HAS TAKEN IN WAGING THAT WAR . • '* BY SI... ...AS TAKEN IN WAGING THAT WAR . • '* BY SIR HARRY H. JOHNSTON, G.G.M.G. AUTHOU OF "THE TRUTH ABOUT TnE WAR"' J "THE HISTORY OF THE COLONISATION OF AFRIC... ...ans. 7 THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE CASE This approximate total of our dark-skinned peoples, mainly of Negro or Negroid race — for the Negro sub-species of M... ...r some writer who knows his India, his Malaysia and Ceylon to tell the White peoples of the Empire what has been the fighting worth of the Indian troo... ... distantly akin to the Semitic languages of Arabia and Syria, fused with the indigenous Negro speech-types, one of which may have been Semi-Bantu; and... ...om were peopled the British, Spanish, French, Dutch, Danish West Indies, the Guianas and Honduras, came from West Africa, mainly 1 The British West In... ... at the instance of Sir T. Fowell Buxton to inquire into the treatment ofthe indigenous populations of the various British Colonies. The inquiry revea...

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Indigenous peoples of South America

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...This category is intended for articles on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas in South America, south of the Isthm... ...This category is intended for articles on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas in South America, south of the Isthmus o... ...This category is intended for articles on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas in South America, south of the Isthmus of Panama. ... ...This category is intended for articles on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas in South America, south of the Isthmus of Panama. ... ... Individual indigenous persons are placed in the subcategory Category:Indigenous people... ... Individual indigenous persons are placed in the subcategory Category:Indigenous people of South America. ... ...ndigenous persons are placed in the subcategory Category:Indigenous people of South America. ... ...ease of location. The term indigenous peoples used here has a particular definition, see for suggested inclusion... ... Indigenous peoples of the Guianas ...

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Fossil Men : Elements of Human Palaeontology

By: Boule, Marcellin, 1861-1942

... by MARCELLIN BOULE FOSSIL MEN ELEMENTS OF HUMAN PALAEONTOLOGY a Frontispiece (seep. 257). rOSSIL MEN ELEMENTS ... .... rOSSIL MEN ELEMENTS OF HUMAN PALEONTOLOGY BY MARCELLIN BOULE PROFESSOR IN THE MUSEUM NATIONAL D'hISTOIRE NATURELLE, PARIS DIRECTOR OF L'INSTITUT DE... ... BOULE PROFESSOR IN THE MUSEUM NATIONAL D'hISTOIRE NATURELLE, PARIS DIRECTOR OF L'INSTITUT DE PALEONTOLOGIE HUMAINE TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH, WITH A... ...RELLE, PARIS DIRECTOR OF L'INSTITUT DE PALEONTOLOGIE HUMAINE TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH, WITH AN INTRODUCTION, BY JESSIE ELLIOT RITCHIE AND JAMES RITC... ... the chronological succession of human settlements in sites inhabited by the peoples of former days. This translation was already in page form when th... ... MEN' TO LIVING MEN Difficulty of the Task — A Preliminary Study : Races and Peoples — Races of Europe — ^Nordic Race — Mediterranean Race — Alpine Ra... ...nnamites of Cochin-China, and other Asiatic tribes ; the Caribs of the three Guianas and Venezuela, the Labrador Esquimaux, the Fuegians in America ; ... ...n formal contradiction with the opinion of M. Verneau who considered them as indigenous, for indigenousness must necessarily have a beginning somewher... ... anthro- pologists. Certain workers consider the brachycephalic Europeans as indigenous. According to Bogdanow, Ranke, Lissauer and others, the form o...

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List of Indigenous peoples of South America

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...y in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil, 2004 The following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America. These inclu... ... Brasil, 2004 The following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America. These include the peoples living in... ...asil, 2004 The following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America. These include the peoples living in So... ... The following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America. These include the peoples living in South America... ... following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America. These include the peoples living in South American in the pre-Columbian era and the histo... ...n in the pre-Columbian era and the historical and contemporary descendents of those peoples. Contents ... ...pre-Columbian era and the historical and contemporary descendents of those peoples. Contents ... ...a and Venezuela 2 Guianas 3 Eastern Brazil ... ...an Steward, who edited the Handbook of South American Indians.[1] It spans indigenous peoples in the Caribbean, Central American, and northern South A...

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The Backward Peoples and Our Relations with Them

By: Harry Hamilton Johnston

...llection World Public Library.org AND OUR RELATIONS WITH THEM Title: THE BACKWARD PEOPLES AND OUR RELATIONS WITH THEM Author: HARRY JOHNSTON L... ...rld Public Library.org AND OUR RELATIONS WITH THEM Title: THE BACKWARD PEOPLES AND OUR RELATIONS WITH THEM Author: HARRY JOHNSTON Language: Engl... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ... though in the main a handsome race of tall stature, resemble at times the indigenous races of South America (Mongoloids), the Melanesians of New H... ...groid population amounting likewise to some 6,000,000 in number. The three Guianas,-Britisb, Dutch and French,-are not thickly populated; but here,... ...ts, rhinoceroses and even gorillas). If the land is not taken away from the indigenous Negro which he really occupied or aspires to occupy; if his ...

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Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas

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...Cultural regions of North American people at the time of European contact. ... ...Cultural regions of North American people at the time of European contact. ... ... Early indigenous languages in the US ... ... Early indigenous languages in the US ... ... Early indigenous languages in Alaska Classif... ...us languages in Alaska Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas is based upon cultural regions, geogr... ...n Alaska Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas is based upon cultural regions, geography, and ling... ... These cultural regions are broadly based upon the locations of indigenous peoples of the Americas from early European and African contact beginning i... ...and Venezuela 3.3 Guianas 4 Eastern Brazil 5 ...

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Views and Reviews from the Outlook of an Anthropologist

By: Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir 1858-1927

...Y JOHNSTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE OUTLOOK OF AN ANTHROPOLOGIST Title: VIEWS AND REVIEWS FROM THE OUT... ... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE OUTLOOK OF AN ANTHROPOLOGIST Title: VIEWS AND REVIEWS FROM THE OUTLOOK OF AN A... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...o can rightly define a general character for this most diverse of European peoples ? The inhabitants of Artois, Lorraine, and Brittany not only differ... ...Negroid element pervad- ing the highly civilised Mediterranean and Iberian peoples, the Assyrians, southern Persians, and Jews. 2 1 8 VIEWS AND REVIE... ...that the physiological difference between the Caucasian in America and the indigenous Amerindian is so slight that the Neo-American peoples may be en-... ...arley cultivation and in the growth of date palms, and consequently of the indigenouspopulationof Berbers,Arabs,andNegroids. The extinction of the lio... ...British Honduras. Unions between pure-blood Amerindians and negroes in the Guianas and Brazil are increasingly rare. East Indian kuli settlers in the ...

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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 : Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century : Volume 26

By: Blair, Emma Helen, D. 1911; Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939; Bourne, Edward Gaylord, 1860-1908; John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)

...ublic Library.org STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. 38 Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. 38 Author: Language: English S... ...ic Library.org STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. 38 Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. 38 Author: Language: English Subj... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...lmographique des peupl* s de la Russie. (Ethno- graphic description of the peoples of Russia.) By T. de Paulv. Published on the occasion of the one th... ...g, 1872. Text and chromolitho- graphic plates. Contents: The Indo-European peoples of Russia, pages 154, with 23 plates; Uralo-Altaic peoples, pages 7... ...n Islands they very rarely live on either cactus or mimosa, preferring the indigenous plants and trees. After reaching the level of the river our path... ...he Mexican form of Podalia orsilochus Cramer. The tine orsilockus from the Guianas is very dark, the markings on the fore 268 PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATI... ...le 1 have no specimens from that country, 1 have a series from Brazil, the Guianas, and the Lesser Antilles, which show a form clearly specifically di...

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List of indigenous names of Eastern Caribbean islands

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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 : Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century

By: Blair, Emma Helen, D. 1911; Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939; Bourne, Edward Gaylord, 1860-1908; John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)

...blic Library.org STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. XIV Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. XIV Author: Language: English ... ...c Library.org STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. XIV Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, VOL. XIV Author: Language: English Sub... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...eculiar to the Amazons and the region to the north of them, especially the Guianas. Those marked with an asterisk (*) have rep- resentatives in the Ei... ...p. Average number of species to each genus, 1.5. XL Genera peculiar to the Guianas:t 1. Helogeues 1 sp. | 4. Anableps 1 sp. 2. Agouiatus 1 sp. 3. Cato... ... the view taken by Professor Smith. In the waters of Long Island Sound the indigenous species are found abounding on the oyster beds, very often in th...

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Handbook of South American Indians

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... The Handbook of South American Indians is a monographic series of edited scholarly and reference volumes in ethnographic stu... ...c series of edited scholarly and reference volumes in ethnographic studies, published by the Smithsonian Institution between 1940 and 1947.[1] ... ... 1940 and 1947.[1] In 1932, Baron Erland Nordenskiöld agreed to edit the series for the National Research Council Division of Anth... ...Erland Nordenskiöld agreed to edit the series for the National Research Council Division of Anthropology and Psychology; however, he died that year. T... ... This six-volume series, with an additional index volume, documents information about Indigenous peoples of South America, including cultural and p... ...x-volume series, with an additional index volume, documents information about Indigenous peoples of South America, including cultural and physical asp... ... Tribes of the western Amazon Basin Tribes of the Guianas and the Left Amazon Tributaries ... ... Smithsonian Institution publications Non-fiction books about indigenous peoples of the Americas Hist... ...sonian Institution publications Non-fiction books about indigenous peoples of the Americas History of indi...

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An Introduction to Human Geography

By: Lebon, J. H. G.

...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...r Government. In later Books, he expatiates upon the customs ofuncivilized peoples, digressing into the provinces of Ethnology, Sociology or Social An... ...rth andhuman society is not the same thing as the description of lands and peoples by the older writers and travellers. Whilst not disavowing the impl... ...e, dyspepsia and anaemia. The return of daylight renews vitality among the indigenous arctic peoples almost to excess. Among Norwegians, the amount of... ...gressively lengthened daily exposure, thereby becoming dark brown like the indigenous peoples, and finally able 44 AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY... ...tries is operative also elsewhere, for there are only coastal towns in the Guianas, and also, mainly, in Chile, where the capital, Santiago, is situat...

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History of South America

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...Subcategories This category has the following 18 subcategories, out of 18 total. ... ...Subcategories This category has the following 18 subcategories, out of 18 total. D ... ... Historiography of South America ... ... History of the Republic of New Granada ... ...or novel Diego Fernández Dutch colonisation of the Guianas E Ecuadorian–Peruvian W... ... Garcilaso de la Vega (chronicler) Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas Governorate of New Andalusia... ...arcilaso de la Vega (chronicler) Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas Governorate of New Andalusia ... ...trade Inca Civil War Indian reductions Indigenous peoples in South America L ... ... Inca Civil War Indian reductions Indigenous peoples in South America L La G...

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The South Americans

By: Koebel, William Henry, 1872-1923

...THE SOUTH AMERICANS jiV. H.KOEBEL THE SOUTH AMERICANS H THE SOUTH AMERICANS BY W. H. KOEBEL AUTHOR or "... ...N GKEAT BRITAn? CONTENTS CHAPTER I PAGE SOUTH AMERICA TO-DAY I CHAPTER II THE SOUTH AMERICANS AT HOME . . . . IQ CHAPTER III SOME CIRCUMSTANCES AND P... ...UTH AMERICANS AT HOME . . . . IQ CHAPTER III SOME CIRCUMSTANCES AND PEOPLE OF THE SOUTHERN CONTINENT 4^ CHAPTER IV THE VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLE... ...EOPLE OF THE SOUTHERN CONTINENT 4^ CHAPTER IV THE VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLES . . 64 CHAPTER V LABOUR 91 CHAPTER VI LITERATURE AND THE PRESS . . ... ... SOUTH AMERICA . . . I52 CHAPTER IX THE ARMIES, NAVIES, AND CIVIL SERVICES OF SOUTH AMERICA 170 vi THE SOUTH AlVIERICANS CHAPTER X PAGB FORESTS AND A... ...s respect has only been moderate. CHAPTER IV THE VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLES Population of South America — Difficulties in the Way of Its Estima... ...ts in Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela — Mixed Industrial Population in the Guianas THE question of labour in South America, as elsewhere in the world,... ...y valleys in the neighbourhood of Cochabamba and La Paz. The plant is also indigenous to Brazil, where it is cultivated with chief success to the Nort... ...opulation. Tobacco, as is well known, represents one of the most important indigenous plants of the Americas, its favourite haunts being certain regio...

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Arawak

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...n Gabriel Stedman The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and historica... ... The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and historically of the Caribbean. S... ... The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and historically of the Caribbean. Spec... ... The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and historically of the Caribbean. Specifically, t... ...wak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and historically of the Caribbean. Specifically, the term "Arawak" has been applied at various ... ...fically, the term "Arawak" has been applied at various times to the Lokono of South America and the Taíno, who historically lived in the Greater Antil... ...uyana, and many more Lokono descendents throughout the region. Unlike many indigenous groups in South America, the Lokono population is growing.[9] ... ... Commons category without a link on Wikidata Arawak peoples Indigenous peoples of the Caribbean ... ...s peoples of the Caribbean Indigenous peoples of the Guianas Ethnic groups in the Caribbean ...

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The South Americans

By: W. H. Koebel

...K s*rt?fll .Vi'.i.'- sr; AT MOB 19 < SIAI'll K III S ' : :A\- , . AND MKOI'U OF THE sot-niivKN HAI'li K IV TM8 : \ : ' STAIBS AX TIIKIR J'KUl'LBS . . ... ...*rt?fll .Vi'.i.'- sr; AT MOB 19 < SIAI'll K III S ' : :A\- , . AND MKOI'U OF THE sot-niivKN HAI'li K IV TM8 : \ : ' STAIBS AX TIIKIR J'KUl'LBS . . 64 ... ...OUTH .\.Mhi:ir.\ . * HAT'IKK IX THH A^^^fJf^, NAVIK*, AND CIVIL .-IVKVIC;H,S OF SOUTH 170 THE SOITII AMERICAN'S CHAPTER X CHAPTER XI M1NT.KAIS I'll.M... ....\ . * HAT'IKK IX THH A^^^fJf^, NAVIK*, AND CIVIL .-IVKVIC;H,S OF SOUTH 170 THE SOITII AMERICAN'S CHAPTER X CHAPTER XI M1NT.KAIS I'll.M'TKR XH CHAPTE... ...his respect has only been moderate. CHAPTER IV THE VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLES Population of South America Difficulties in the Way of Its Estima... ... census, moreover, in an average republic of South VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLES 65 America is not to be carried out with the same ease and comple... ...grants in Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela Mixed Industrial Population in the Guianas THE question oflabourinSouth America, aselsewhere in the world, h... ...any valleys in the neighbourhood of Cochabamba and La Paz. The plant is also indigenous- to Brazil, where it is cultivated with chief success to the N... ... population. Tobacco, as is well known, represents one of the most important indigenous plants of the Americas, its favourite haunts being certain reg...

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Warao people

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The South Americans

By: W. H. Koebel

...K s*rt?fll .Vi'.i.'- sr; AT MOB 19 < SIAI'll K III S ' : :A\- , . AND MKOI'U OF THE sot-niivKN HAI'li K IV TM8 : \ : ' STAIBS AX TIIKIR J'KUl'LBS . . ... ...*rt?fll .Vi'.i.'- sr; AT MOB 19 < SIAI'll K III S ' : :A\- , . AND MKOI'U OF THE sot-niivKN HAI'li K IV TM8 : \ : ' STAIBS AX TIIKIR J'KUl'LBS . . 64 ... ...OUTH .\.Mhi:ir.\ . * HAT'IKK IX THH A^^^fJf^, NAVIK*, AND CIVIL .-IVKVIC;H,S OF SOUTH 170 THE SOITII AMERICAN'S CHAPTER X CHAPTER XI M1NT.KAIS I'll.M... ....\ . * HAT'IKK IX THH A^^^fJf^, NAVIK*, AND CIVIL .-IVKVIC;H,S OF SOUTH 170 THE SOITII AMERICAN'S CHAPTER X CHAPTER XI M1NT.KAIS I'll.M'TKR XH CHAPTE... ...his respect has only been moderate. CHAPTER IV THE VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLES Population of South America Difficulties in the Way of Its Estima... ... census, moreover, in an average republic of South VARIOUS STATES AND THEIR PEOPLES 65 America is not to be carried out with the same ease and comple... ...grants in Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela Mixed Industrial Population in the Guianas THE question oflabourinSouth America, aselsewhere in the world, h... ...any valleys in the neighbourhood of Cochabamba and La Paz. The plant is also indigenous- to Brazil, where it is cultivated with chief success to the N... ... population. Tobacco, as is well known, represents one of the most important indigenous plants of the Americas, its favourite haunts being certain reg...

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Spanish missions in the Americas

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... on the Spanish missions in the Americas ... ... California The Carolinas Florida ... ... Part of a series on the ... ... on the History of New Spain ... ...rated a major effort to spread Christianity in the New World by converting indigenous peoples. As such, the establishment of Christian missions went h... ...or effort to spread Christianity in the New World by converting indigenous peoples. As such, the establishment of Christian missions went hand-in-hand... ...tive Americans found in the New World.[3][4] Michael Wood asserts that the indigenous peoples were not considered to be human beings and that the colo... ...ans found in the New World.[3][4] Michael Wood asserts that the indigenous peoples were not considered to be human beings and that the colonisers was ... ...ous conversions of the indigenous Amerindian residents of Trinidad and the Guianas. In 1713 the missions were handed over to the secular clergy. Due t...

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The People's Natural History, Embracing Living Animals of the World and Living Races of Mankind : Volume 5

By: Cornish, Charles John, 1858-1906

...erature Collection World Public Library.org HISTORY, VOL. V Title: THE PEOPLE'S NATURAL HISTORY, VOL. V Author: CHARLES J. CORNISH Language: E... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...E PYGMY OR NEGRILLO RACES THE PEOPLE OF MADAGASCAR. a. INTKODUCTOKY. . THE peoples of Africa include representatives of each of the three principal di... ...rial Africa, whose exact relations are uncertain. The study of the African peoples is accordingly complicated, especially since difficulties are intro... ... together with a certain amount of shell-fish, berries, seaweed, and other indigenous vegetables, to which must be added about 2 ozs. of imported food... ...n we must reluctantly leave Mexico and Central America proper to on to THE GUIANAS AND VENEZUELA. THE extermination of nearly all the aborigines of th... ...o notice that, whereas the Warrauan and Arawakan stocks appear to be truly indigenous to the country, the Caribeans are to be regarded in the light of...

...v. 1-3. Living animals of the world: v.1. Mammals. v. 2. Mammals (contin.) Birds. v. 3. Birds (contin.) Fishes. Reptiles. Insects.--v. 4-5. The living races of mankind: v. 4. Oceania. Asia. v. 5. Africa. Europe. America...

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Island Caribs

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The Standard Library of Natural History; Embracing Living Animals of Thw World and Living Races If Mankind : Volume 5

By: Cornish, Charles John, 1858-1906

... THELIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES SOUTHERN BRANCH UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LIBRAR... ...H'i7.on.] [Aberdeen A SOUTH AFRICAN' NftDICINE-MAN. ncm COPYRIGHT, 1906 By THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY COPYRIGHT, 1901-1902 By DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY CH... ...IGHT, 1901-1902 By DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY CHAPTER XII. AFRICA: INTRODUCTORY THE PYGMY OR NEGRILLO RACES THE PEOPLE OF MADAGASCAR. a. INTRODUCTORY. TH... ...NY CHAPTER XII. AFRICA: INTRODUCTORY THE PYGMY OR NEGRILLO RACES THE PEOPLE OF MADAGASCAR. a. INTRODUCTORY. THE peoples of Africa include representat... ...Y THE PYGMY OR NEGRILLO RACES THE PEOPLE OF MADAGASCAR. a. INTRODUCTORY. THE peoples of Africa include representatives of each of the three principal ... ...torial Africa, whose exact relations are uncertain. The study of the African peoples is accordingly complicated, especially since difficulties are int... ...h, together with a certain amount of shell-fish, berries, seaweed, and other indigenous vegetables, to which must be added about 2 ozs. of imported fo... ...e must reluctantly leave Mexico and Central America proper to pass on to THE GUIANAS AND VENEZUELA. THE extermination of nearly all the aborigines of ... ... to notice that, whereas the Warrauan and Arawakan stocks appear to be truly indigenous to the country, the Caribeans are to be regarded in the light ...

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...v. 1-3. Living animals of the world: v.l. Mammals. v.2. Mammals -Birds. v.3. Fishes, Reptiles, Insects. - v. 4-5 Living races of mankind: v.4. Oceania - Asia - Africa. v.5. Africa - Europe - America ;...

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Neotropic ecozone

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...The Neotropic ecozone The Neotropic ecozone is one of the eight ecozones constituting the Earth's... ... ecozone The Neotropic ecozone is one of the eight ecozones constituting the Earth's land surface. ... ...ting the Earth's land surface. Physically, it includes the tropical terrestrial ecoregions of both Americas and the entire South A... ... Physically, it includes the tropical terrestrial ecoregions of both Americas and the entire South American temperate zone. ... ...odiversity on Earth. These rainforests are also home to a diverse array of indigenous peoples, who to varying degrees persist in their autonomous and ... ...on Earth. These rainforests are also home to a diverse array of indigenous peoples, who to varying degrees persist in their autonomous and traditional... ...onal cultures and subsistence within this environment. The number of these peoples who are as yet relatively untouched by external influences continue... ...ues to survive, albeit much depleted. In South America alone, some 350–400 indigenous languages and dialects are still living (down from an estimated ... ... the Andes mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, and the lowland forests of the Guianas. The bioregion also includes tropical savanna and tropical dry fore...

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The Standard Library of Natural History; Embracing Living Animals of Thw World and Living Races If Mankind : Volume 5

By: Cornish, Charles John, 1858-1906

...OFTHE UNIVERSITY OF Photo by G. W. Wilson.] A SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICINE-MAN. [Aberdeen. THE STANDARD LIBRARY OF Natural History EMBRACING Living Animal... ...Photo by G. W. Wilson.] A SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICINE-MAN. [Aberdeen. THE STANDARD LIBRARY OF Natural History EMBRACING Living Animals oftheWorld and Livi... ...ent naturalists Nearly Two Thoitsand Illustrations O Vol. V AFRICA EUROPE AMERICA 1909 THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY INC. NEW YORK COPYRIGHT, 1901-1902 By D... ...COPYRIGHT, 1908 By THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY Inc. BIOLOGY LIBRARY G THE STANDARD LIBRARY OF NATURAL HISTORY VOLUMES IV.-V.: LIVING RACES OF MANKIND VOLU... ...NTRODUCTORY THE PYGMY OR NEGRILLO RACES THE PEOPLE OF MADAGASCAR. a. INTRODUCTORY. THE peoples of Africa include representatives of each of the three ... ...es of Equatorial Africa, whose exact relations are uncertain. The study of the African peoples is accordingly complicated, especially since difficulti... ...Ib. of fish, together with a certain amount of shell-fish, berries, seaweed, and other indigenous vegetables, to which must be added about 2 ozs. of i... ...uotation we must reluctantly leave Mexico and Central America proper to pass on to THE GUIANAS AND VENEZUELA. THE extermination of nearly all the abor... ... important to notice that, whereas the Warrauan and Arawakan stocks appear to be truly indigenous to the country, the Caribeans are to be regarded in ...

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...v. 1-3. Living animals of the world: v. l. Mammals. v. 2. Mammals-Birds. v. 3. Fishes, Reptiles, Insects.-- v. 4-5 Living races of mankind: v. 4. Oceania-- Asia--Africa. v. 5. Africa--Europe--America ;...

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Demographics of Guyana

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...This article is about the demographic features of Guyana, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health... ...f Guyana, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects ... ...uyana, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of ... ... Amerindians, Africans, Indians, Europeans, and Chinese. Ninety percent of the inhabitants live on the narrow coastal plain, where population density ... ...a and Brazil. It is one of three countries and two territories to form The Guianas, such as Suriname and the island of Trinidad and Tobago; and territ... ...thnic groups originating from India, Africa, Europe, and China, as well as indigenous or aboriginal peoples. The largest ethnic group is the Indo-Guya... ...from India, Africa, Europe, and China, as well as indigenous or aboriginal peoples. The largest ethnic group is the Indo-Guyanese (also known as East ... ... who constitute 30.2%. Guyanese of mixed heritage make up 16.7%, while the indigenous peoples (known locally as Amerindians) make up 9.1%. The indigen... ...tute 30.2%. Guyanese of mixed heritage make up 16.7%, while the indigenous peoples (known locally as Amerindians) make up 9.1%. The indigenous groups ...

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South America : Volume 2

By: Reclus, Elisée, 1830-1905; Keane, Augustus Henry, 1833-1912

... * xfi^ 1 " ' ' ' '* <? ^ ^L\* ^/ >s ^ <<?- >* I GRAN CHACO INDIANS. THE EARTH AND ITS USTHABITANT S SOUTH AMERICA BY ELISEE RECLUS. EDITED ... ...ABITANT S SOUTH AMERICA BY ELISEE RECLUS. EDITED BY A. H. KEANE, B. A., MEMBER OF COUNCIL, ANTHROP. INSTITUTE; COR. MEMB. ITALIAN AND WASHINGTON AN,T ... ...L, ANTHROP. INSTITUTE; COR. MEMB. ITALIAN AND WASHINGTON AN,T tOP. SOC. AUTHOR OF "ASIA," ETC. VOL. II. AMAZONIA AND PLATA. ILLUSTRATED BY NUMEROUS EN... ...OMPANY, 1895. JUN 7 1956 A PARTING WORD. completing this long work, begun in the days of my youth, I may congratulate myself on the good fortune by ... ...eems still unfinished. Before studying in detail the planetary surface and the peoples inhabiting it, I had tried in another work, The Earth* to study... ...rent conclusion. ELISEE RECLUS. CONTENTS. A PARTING WORD . . iii CHAP. I. THE GUIANAS 1 46 General Survey, p. 1. Natural and Political Divisions, p. ... ...he distribution of their animal and vegetable species, the affinities of their indigenous populations. To human agencies are mainly due the chief cont... ... and the studies of the missionaries and philologists have now reduced all the indigenous populations of Guiana to three independent families : Arawak... ... These Arawaks appear to have been by far the most civilised of all the Guiana peoples^or they possess fictile vases of most varied forms embellished ...

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Includes bibliographical references and index ; v. 1. The Andes regions.--v. 2. Amazonia and La Plata ;

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Arawakan languages

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...aipureano, Maipúre ), is a language family that developed among ancient indigenous people s in South America . Branches migrated to Central Amer... ...s people s in South America . Branches migrated to Central America and the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean and the Atlantic, including what is n... ...r Antilles in the Caribbean and the Atlantic, including what is now called the Bahamas. Only present-day Ecuador, Uruguay and Chile did not have ... ...the Bahamas. Only present-day Ecuador, Uruguay and Chile did not have peoples who spoke Arawakan languages. Maipurean may be related to other lan... ... to the family by Filippo S. Gilij in 1782, after the Maipure language of Venezuela, which he used as a basis of his comparisons. It was renamed ... ...See Arawakan vs Maipurean for details. Languages The classification of Maipurean is difficult due to the large number of Arawakan languages tha... ...Arawak by Von den Steinen (1886) and Brinten (1891) after Arawak in the Guianas, one of the major languages of the family. The modern equivalents a... ...guage group in Latin America . The Arawakan languages have been spoken by peoples occupying a large swath of territory, from the eastern slopes of th...

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The Races of Man : An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography

By: Deniker, Joseph, 1852-1918

...Illustrations. 35. 6d. " Not by any means a mere compilation or a dry record of details and statistics, but it takes up essential points in evolution,... ...l points in evolution, environment, prophylaxis, and sanitation bearing upon the preservation of public health." Lancet. XXI. MODERN METEOROLOGY. AN A... ...tion, environment, prophylaxis, and sanitation bearing upon the preservation of public health." Lancet. XXI. MODERN METEOROLOGY. AN ACCOUNT OF THE GRO... ...eservation of public health." Lancet. XXI. MODERN METEOROLOGY. AN ACCOUNT OF THE GROWTH AND PRESENT CONDITION OF SOME BRANCHES OF METEOROLOGICAL SCIEN... ...view. XXVIII. THE ORIGINS OF INVENTION: A STUDY OF INDUSTRY AMONG PRIMITIVE PEOPLES. By OTIS T. MASON, Curator of the Department of Ethnology in the ... ... very great care. With two or three exceptions, the "types" of the different peoples are photo- graphs of well-authenticated subjects, often such as h... ...(India), after the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus, became as black as the indigenous Tamils among whom they live. This is so little true that in th... ...othesis of the fair-haired "Aryan race," tall and dolichocephalic (Fig. 88), indigenous to Europe, does not rest pn a firmer foundation than that of t... ...ons is formed of the Central American race, while that of the Amazonians and Guianas is composed of the South American race with its two sub-races, So...

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South America

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... Countries 12 (list of countries) Dependencies ... ... Largest cities List of cities in South America São Paulo Lima ... ... South America is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relativel... ...ere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It is also considered as a subcontinent of the Ame... ...inent's cultural and ethnic outlook has its origin with the interaction of indigenous peoples with European conquerors and immigrants and, more locall... ...tural and ethnic outlook has its origin with the interaction of indigenous peoples with European conquerors and immigrants and, more locally, with Afr... ... 5 Ethnic demographics 5.1 Indigenous people ... ...es and territories are divided among three regions: The Andean States, the Guianas and the Southern Cone. Outlying islands ... ...the old and new world but between the different South American regions and peoples. Finally, with the expansion of the Portuguese and Spanish language...

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The Races of Man : An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography

By: Deniker, Joseph, 1852-1918

... B HKELEY AKTHROPOLOGY LIBRARY KEL / THE CO^^TEMPORARY SCIENCE SERIES. Edited bv IIAVELOCK ELLIS. THE RACES OF... ... THE CO^^TEMPORARY SCIENCE SERIES. Edited bv IIAVELOCK ELLIS. THE RACES OF MAN. Naga of JManipur in gala costume, with caudiform appendage. ... ...ur in gala costume, with caudiform appendage. [Phot, lent by Miss Godden.) ^THE RACES (^ MAN- d AN OUTLINE OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY /y\.U-' •u... ...orm appendage. [Phot, lent by Miss Godden.) ^THE RACES (^ MAN- d AN OUTLINE OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY /y\.U-' •u BY J. DENIKER, Sc.D. (Paris), ... ...s.— Difficulties of studying them—Immunities—Nervous diseases of uncivilised peoples. CHAPTER IV. Ethnic Characters 123 Various stages of social group... ...Ornamentation — Drawing— Sculpture— Dancing— Its importance among uncultured peoples—Pantomime and dramatic art—Vocal and instrumental music—Instrumen... ...(India), after the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus, became as black as the indigenous Tamils among whom they live. This is so little true that in th... ...othesis of the fair-haired "Aryan race," tall and dolichocephalic (Fig. 88), indigenous to Europe, does not rest on a firmer foundation than that of t... ...ons is formed of the Central American race, while that of the Amazonians and Guianas is composed of the South American race with its two sub-races. So...

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History of Suriname

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... on the History of Suriname ... ... Dutch plantations Society of Suriname Constituent country ... ... Part of a series on the Culture of Suriname ... ... Plantations in Suriname around 1800. The history of Suriname dates from 3000 BC when Native Americans first inha... ...rst inhabited the area. Present-day Suriname was the home to many distinct indigenous cultures. The largest tribes were the Arawaks, a nomadic coastal... ...Arawak and Carib tribes lived off the coast and savanna, smaller groups of indigenous peoples lived in the rainforest inland, such as the Akurio, Trió... ...Carib tribes lived off the coast and savanna, smaller groups of indigenous peoples lived in the rainforest inland, such as the Akurio, Trió, Warrau, a... ... Coastline of the Guianas The first Europeans who came t...

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South America : Its Missionary Problems

By: Neely, Thomas B. (Thomas Benjamin), 1841-1925

... VICTORIA UNIVERSITY Toronto FORWARD MISSION STUDY COURSES EDITED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE YOUNG PEOPLE S MISSIONARY MOVEMENT OF UNITED STATES ... ...ERSITY Toronto FORWARD MISSION STUDY COURSES EDITED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE YOUNG PEOPLE S MISSIONARY MOVEMENT OF UNITED STATES AND CANADA SOU... ...ITS MISSIONARY PROBLEMS Leaders general helps to accompany each text-book in the Forward Mission Study Courses and special denominational helps may be... ...ial denominational helps may be obtained by corresponding with the secretary of your mission board or society. iSo THE CHRIST OF THE ANDES SOUTH ... ... Gold is found in every country in South America. It is found in Panama. The Guianas, the supposed region of the Eldorado sought by the early discover... ...th which to feed the cattle, and an< Argentina is sending meat to the peoples in other lands. On the pampas are millions of cattle, great flock... ...uichuas, whose power grew until they gained control of the Aymaras and other peoples, and their rule was felt far and wide. They constructed great roa... ...he middle of the nineteenth century and later. Racial When one goes into the Guianas he finds a "^the m^xture f ma ny races. Of course in Dutch G... ...e first place, there is a large natural growth of what may now be called the indigenous population, in which we may include the various peoples who ca...

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History of Guyana

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... on the History of Guyana ... ... Arawak peoples Carib people ... ... The recorded history of Guyana can be dated back to 1499, when Alonso de Oj... ... The recorded history of Guyana can be dated back to 1499, when Alonso de Ojeda`s first expeditio... ...ack to 1499, when Alonso de Ojeda`s first expedition arrived from Spain at the Essequibo river. The history of Guyana has been shaped by the participa... ...ns later arose in the Americas, the structure of Amerindian society in the Guianas remained relatively simple. At the time of Christopher Columbus's v... ... along the coast and the Carib in the interior. One of the legacies of the indigenous peoples was the word Guiana, often used to describe the region e... ...coast and the Carib in the interior. One of the legacies of the indigenous peoples was the word Guiana, often used to describe the region encompassing... ...er rivers. The initial purpose of the Dutch settlements was trade with the indigenous people. The Dutch aim soon changed to acquisition of territory a...

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South America : Its Missionary Problems

By: Neely, Thomas B. (Thomas Benjamin), 1841-1925

... 1841-1925 South America 0^- FORWARD MISSION STUDY COURSES EDITED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE TOUNG people's MISSIONARY MOVEMENT OF TBB UVITED STA... ...th America 0^- FORWARD MISSION STUDY COURSES EDITED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE TOUNG people's MISSIONARY MOVEMENT OF TBB UVITED STATES AND CANADA... ...TS MISSIONARY PROBLEMS Leaders' general helps to accompany each text-book in the Forward Mission Study Courses and special denominational helps may be... ...ial denominational helps may be obtained by corresponding with the secretary of your mission board or society. The Christ of the Andes '^/ HAY f... ... Gold is found in every country in South America. It is found in Panama. The Guianas, the supposed region of the Eldorado sought by the early discover... ...alfalfa, with which to feed the cattle, and Argentina is sending meat to the peoples in other lands. On the pampas are millions of cattle, great flock... ...uichuas, whose power grew until they gained control of the Aymaras and other peoples, and their rule was felt far and wide. They constructed great roa... ...he middle of the nineteenth century and later. Racial When one goes into the Guianas he finds a ®.°^®^^ mixture of many races. Of course in Dutch Guia... ...e first place, there is a large natural growth of what may now be called the indigenous population, in which wemay include the various peoples who cam...

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Guyana

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... Flag Coat of arms ... ...iny" Anthem: Dear Land of Guyana, of Rivers and Plains ... ...  -  Independence from the United Kingdom 26 May 1966  ... ... 3.502/km2 (232nd or 8th least-densely populated in the world) 9.071/sq mi ... ... River known as the "Land of many waters". Originally inhabited by several indigenous groups, Guyana was settled by the Dutch before coming under Brit... ...Brazil. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Guyana is derived from Indigenous Amerindian language and means "land of many waters".[9] ... ...uyana received international notice when 918 members of the American cult, Peoples Temple, died in a mass murder/suicide. Most of the suicides were Am... ... Anomaloglossus beebei (Kaieteur), specific to the Guianas. ... ...from India, Africa, Europe, and China, as well as indigenous or aboriginal peoples. Despite their diverse ethnic backgrounds, these groups share two c...

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Practical Guide to Latin America, Including Mexico, Central America, The West Indies and South America; Preparation, Cost Routes, Sight-Seeing

By: Hale, Albert Barlow, 1860-1929

...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...ANTO DOMINGO 135 The Dominican Republic 137 Haiti 140 THE WEST INDIES, THE GUIANAS, AND BRIT- ISH HONDURAS 144 PORTO Rico 146 BRITISH POSSESSIONS 148 ... ...52 FRENCH POSSESSIONS 155 DANISH POSSESSIONS 156 DUTCH POSSESSIONS 157 THE GUIANAS 157 BRITISH HONDURAS 160 V TABLES 162 Steamship Routes 162 Time Bel... ...tuguese. There has been an age-long antip- athy between Latin and Teutonic peoples, due largely to a lack of understanding, but let it not be by ignor... ... things, and were carried into Germanic lands when these were inhabited by peoples scarcely emerged from barbarism. .They were carried also into the w... ...appointing, the colonists turned their attention to the cultivation of the indigenous tobacco, and of sugar-cane imported from the Canary Islands. Hav...

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Outline of South America

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...The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to South America: South America – ... ...e to South America: South America – southern continent of the two Americas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly... ...o South America: South America – southern continent of the two Americas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly (a... ...cas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly (about 3/4) in the Southern Hemisphere. It lies between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. T... ...ans. The continent is culturally, ethnically and racially diverse, home to indigenous peoples and to descendants of settlers from Europe, Africa and A... ...ntinent is culturally, ethnically and racially diverse, home to indigenous peoples and to descendants of settlers from Europe, Africa and Asia. Due to... ...South America Gran Chaco Guianas Llanos Pampas ... ...ans. The continent is culturally, ethnically and racially diverse, home to indigenous peoples and to descendants of settlers from Europe, Africa and A... ...ntinent is culturally, ethnically and racially diverse, home to indigenous peoples and to descendants of settlers from Europe, Africa and Asia. Due to...

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Practical Guide to Latin America, Including Mexico, Central America, The West Indies and South America; Preparation, Cost Routes, Sight-Seeing

By: Hale, Albert Barlow, 1860-1929

...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...SANTO DOMINGO 135 The Dominican Republic 137 Haiti UO THE WEST INDIES, THE GUIANAS, AND BRIT- ISH HONDURAS 144 PORTO Rico 146 BRITISH POSSESSIONS 148 ... ...52 FRENCH POSSESSIONS 155 DANISH POSSESSIONS 156 DUTCH POSSESSIONS 157 THE GUIANAS 157 BRITISH HONDURAS 160 V TABLES 162 Steamship Routes 162 Time Bel... ...tuguese. There has been an age-long antip- athy between Latin and Teutonic peoples, due largely to a lack of understanding, but let it not be prolonge... ... things, and were carried into Germanic lands when these were inhabited by peoples scarcely emerged from barbarism. They were carried also into the wi... ...appointing, the colonists turned their attention to the cultivation of the indigenous tobacco, and of sugar-cane imported from the Canary Islands. Hav...

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Latin America

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... Latin America or Romance-speaking America is the subregion of the [4] (larger than those of India, and Japan and the UK ... ... Latin America or Romance-speaking America is the subregion of the [4] (larger than those of India, and Japan and the UK combined).[5] ... ...of the [4] (larger than those of India, and Japan and the UK combined).[5] The term "Latin America" was first used in 1861 in La revue des races Latin... ... in 1861 in La revue des races Latines, a magazine "dedicated to the cause of Pan-Latinism".[6] Contents ... ...fers to all of the Americas south of the United States, thus including the Guianas, the Anglophone Caribbean (and Belize); the Francophone Caribbean; ... ...s of Colombia, the Quechuas and Aymaras of Bolivia and Perú were the three indigenous groups that settled most permanently. The re... ... settled most permanently. The region was home to many indigenous peoples and advanced civilizations, including the Aztecs, Toltec... ...st permanently. The region was home to many indigenous peoples and advanced civilizations, including the Aztecs, Toltecs, Caribs, ... ...work in European plantations and mines. Intermixing between the indigenous peoples and the European colonists was very common, and, by the end of the ...

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Ecuador

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... Flag Coat of arms ... ... Kichwa (Quichua), Shuar & others "are in official use for indigenous peoples"[2] Ethni... ... Kichwa (Quichua), Shuar & others "are in official use for indigenous peoples"[2] Ethnic grou... ...(UTC−5 / −6) Drives on the right ... ... b. Sucre until 2000, replaced by the US$ and Ecuadorian centavo coins. ... ... Ecuador ( , Spanish: ), officially the Republic of Ecuador (Spanish: República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "... ...mainland. What is now Ecuador was home to a variety of indigenous groups that were gradually incorporated into the Inca Empire dur... ... Before the arrival of the Incas, the area was settled by various peoples. Some likely sailed to Ecuador by rafts from Central America, other... ...  Colombia  Venezuela • The Guianas ...

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History of Belize (1506–1862)

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... on the History of Belize ... ... Belize, on the east coast of Central America, southeast of Mexico, was settled by Span... ... Belize, on the east coast of Central America, southeast of Mexico, was settled by Spaniards in the 17... ...coast of Central America, southeast of Mexico, was settled by Spaniards in the 17th century, became a British crown colony from 1862 through 1964, and... ...logical and ethnohistorical research confirms that several groups of Mayan peoples lived in the area now known as Belize in the 16th century. ... ...s of smallpox and yellow fever, along with endemic malaria, devastated the indigenous population.[1] In the 17th century, Spanish ... ...s weak: the small islands of the Lesser Antilles, the no-man's-land of the Guianas between the Spanish and Portuguese dominions, and the uncharted coa... ...na—appeared. In the early 19th century, the Garifuna, descendants of Carib peoples of the Lesser Antilles and of Africans who had escaped from slavery... ...s of smallpox and yellow fever, along with endemic malaria, devastated the indigenous population.[1] In the 17th century, Spanish ...

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Military history of South America

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... The Battle of Chacabuco, 1817, during the Chilean War of Independe... ... The Battle of Chacabuco, 1817, during the Chilean War of Independence, a war often... ... Chilean War of Independence, a war often fought across harsh and difficult terrain. The military history of Sout... ...endence, a war often fought across harsh and difficult terrain. The military history of South America can be divi... ... 7.3 Wars along the Pacific Rim 7.4 Indigenous revolts and conqu... ... The territory of current-day Brazil had as many as 2,000 tribes prior to European discovery, mostly semi-nomadic peoples who subsisted on hun... ...ralised - although the historical sources prior to contact with European invaders is limited. The Minuane were one of the indigenous tribes of Uruguay... ...due the people of Puná Island and the Guayas coast. His son Huayna Capac, however, was able to subsequently conquer these peoples, including the Cañar... ...rising, began in 1763. Led by Cuffy, the slave revolt came to number about 3,000 and threatened European control over the Guianas before being crushed...

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Suriname

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... Flag Coat of arms ... ...  -  from the Netherlands 25 November 1975  ... ... SRT (UTC-3) Drives on the Right- and left-hand traffic ... ... Suriname (, or , also spelled Surinam), officially known as the Republic of Suriname (Dutch: Republiek Suriname, Dutch pronunciation: ), is a countr... ...Etymology This area was occupied by various cultures of indigenous peoples long before European contact. The name Suriname may deri... ... This area was occupied by various cultures of indigenous peoples long before European contact. The name Suriname may derive from a T... ...opean contact. The name Suriname may derive from a Taino (Arawak-speaking) indigenous people called Surinen, who inhabited the area at the time of Eur... ...19th-century immigrant farmers, Portuguese from Madeira and other European peoples. The descendants of Dutch immigrant farmers are known as "Boeroes" ... ... The Guianas ...

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Geography of Brazil

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... Location of Brazil Surface Area of Br... ...p;km2 (11,300 sq mi) (2003) The country of Brazil occupies roughly half of South America, bordering the... ...0 sq mi) (2003) The country of Brazil occupies roughly half of South America, bordering the Atlantic Oc... ...sq mi) of land and 55,455 km2 (21,411 sq mi) of water. The highest point in Brazil is Pico da Neblina at 2,994 m (9,823 ... ...nd Imeri ranges, among others, which traverse the northern border with the Guianas and Venezuela. In addition to mountain ranges (... ...tat and endangers the existence of a multitude of plant and animal species indigenous to the area; air and water pollution in Rio de Janeiro, São Paul... ... Indigenous peoples ... ... Indigenous peoples ...

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History of slavery

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...bor Field slaves in the United States Ho... ...y Africa Slavery on the Barbary Coast Ba... ... Americas indigenous ... ...ernational Blockade of Africa ... ... List of slaves ... ... 4 The Americas 4.1 Among indigenous peoples 4.2 Brazil ... ...he Americas 4.1 Among indigenous peoples 4.2 Brazil ... ...circa 793, the Norse raiders often captured and enslaved militarily weaker peoples they encountered. The Nordic countries called their slaves thralls ... ...ons. From 1596 to 1829, the Dutch traders sold 250,000 slaves in the Dutch Guianas, 142,000 in the Dutch Caribbean islands, and 28,000 in Dutch Brazil...

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Age of Discovery

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... The Age of Discovery (also known as the Age of Exploration) was a period starting in the early 15th century... ... The Age of Discovery (also known as the Age of Exploration) was a period starting in the early 15th century and con... ...Exploration) was a period starting in the early 15th century and continuing to the 17th century. During this period Europeans explored Africa, the Ame... ...is period Europeans explored Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. The fall of Constantinople in 1453 severed European trade links by land with As... ... Seville since 1491, fitting oceanic expeditions and travelling twice to The Guianas with Juan de la Cosa in the service of Spain Catholic Encycl... ...those in Europe. However, small bodies of conquistadors, with large armies of indigenous Americans groups, managed to conquer these states. During t... ...g this time, pandemic s of European disease such as smallpox devastated the indigenous populations. Once Spanish sovereignty was established, the... ...eas like North America, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina, the indigenous peoples were abused and driven off most of their lands, being reduced ... ...societies and economies deep inland. (See Atlantic slave trade ). Aboriginal peoples were living in North America at this time and still do today. T...

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History of the Netherlands

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...Leo Belgicus, a map of the low countries drawn in the shape of a lion, by Claes Jansz. Visscher (II), 1609 ... ...Leo Belgicus, a map of the low countries drawn in the shape of a lion, by Claes Jansz. Visscher (II), 1609 ... ... Part of a series on the ... ... Part of a series on the History of t... ...one of the Roman empire. This came under increasing pressure from Germanic peoples moving westwards. As Roman power collapsed and the Middle Ages bega... ...s Roman power collapsed and the Middle Ages began, three dominant Germanic peoples coalesced in the area, Frisians in the north, Low Saxons in the nor... ...at the agricultural transformation of prehistoric communities was a purely indigenous process that took place very gradually."[19] This transformation... ...[24] The Corded Ware and Bell Beaker cultures were not indigenous to the Netherlands but were pan-European in nature, extending ac... ...ations. From 1596–1829, the Dutch traders sold 250,000 slaves in the Dutch Guianas, 142,000 in the Dutch Caribbean islands, and 28,000 in Dutch Brazil...

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