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Edward M. Spiers

.’ 115 Notes 1 Emery, Red Soldier , pp. 258–62; and Marching Over Africa , pp. 185–6. 2 S. Clark (ed.), Invasion of Zululand 1879: Anglo-Zulu War Experiences of Arthur Harness; John Jervis, 4th Viscount St Vincent; and

in The Victorian soldier in Africa
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Crossing the seas
Bill Schwarz

and James. Returned to Dominica in 1957 to participate in the election, on behalf of the Dominica Labour Party which she had founded two years earlier. Died in 1986. 45 David Pitt, born in Grenada in 1913; studied medicine at Edinburgh University. Returned to St Vincent and Trinidad. Back in Britain, his surgery in Gower Street

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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Medicine in the colonies in the Age of Commerce
Pratik Chakrabarti

merchants depended on local information concerning weather and hurricanes. Captain Langford wrote about the: Custom of the English and French Inhabitants of the Caribee Islands, to send in about the Month of June, to the Native Caribees of Dominico §and St. Vincent, to know whether there would be any Hurricanes that Year: and about Ten or Twelve Days before the Hurricanes came, they did constantly send them Word; and it very rarely seldom failed. 21 These Caribbean

in Materials and medicine
Jeffrey Richards

balladry from Dibdin to Newbolt and nautical melodrama, particularly popular in the first half of the nineteenth century but maintaining its hold even in the second, mythified Jack Tar as a symbol of robust and down-to-earth Englishness. T.P. Cooke, who as a sailor had seen service at the battle of St Vincent, played William, the sailor hero of Douglas Jerrold’s Blackeyed Susan (1829) no fewer than 765 times

in Popular imperialism and the military 1850–1950
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Robert H. MacDonald

all are ‘masculine’ men. Though the narrator explains that they are not ‘first-class soldiers’, that they are short of imagination, and even stupid, it is plain that these are the men that made the Empire. They belong to the same stock as Tom Brown’s ancestors at Crécy and Agincourt, who fought the Spaniards and the Dutch, and served under Rodney and St Vincent, Wolfe and Moore, Nelson and Wellington

in The language of empire
Stephanie Barczewski

Governor Barbados 1800 Brook Hall Derry Sir George Fitzgerald Hill Governor St Vincent, Trinidad 1830

in Country houses and the British Empire, 1700–1930
John M. MacKenzie
Nigel R. Dalziel

the works of Hattersley or, more notably, Spencer. 5 Tabler lists a number of Scots hunters and traders, including William Henry Drummond (1845–79), younger son of Viscount Strathallan, who hunted with his associate Dalziel in 1876–77, Robert Newton Dunn (1794–1847), the father of the celebrated John Robert Dunn (1833–95), St

in The Scots in South Africa
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Mary Chamberlain

conditions. The turning point had come in 1934 when major strikes and riots broke out first in British Honduras (now Belize), followed by St Kitts (1935), St Vincent (1935), St Lucia (1936) and Trinidad (1934 and 1937). The riots – so widespread and uniform that they amounted to an insurgency – expressed an anguish and an anger which embodied the regional pain and frustration. Barbadians were well aware of

in Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean
Distance, perspective and an ‘inclusive nationhood’
Mary Chamberlain

(Montserrat), Ryan (Montserrat), Attorney Hope R. Stevens (Nevis), Herman P. Osbourne (Trinidad), Dr Charles A. Petioni (Trinidad), Cyril Philip (Trinidad) and Captain Hugh Mulzac (St Vincent). 70 This was established on 1 June 1938. Schomburg, Richard B. Moore papers. 71

in Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean
Barbadian poverty and British nation-building
Mary Chamberlain

. 15 In the Windward and Leeward Islands the proportion of females to every 1,000 males was given as follows in the 1921 Census of the Colony of Trinidad and Tobago (p. 8): Barbados, 1,482; Dominica, 1,211; Grenada, 1,298; Montserrat, 1,321; St Kitts and Nevis, 1,651; St Lucia, 1,191; St Vincent, 1,320. There was no return for Antigua

in Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean