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Learn what happened after the mutiny on the Bounty

...the command of Capt. Bligh, was sent to Tahiti by the British Admiralty to gather breadfruit plants to take to the West Indies. It was thought that breadfruit could be grown for the nourishment of the numerous black slaves working on the sugar...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...most authors in this genre, Cotlow rattles off the death tolls from first contact with Europeans: 6 million in the West Indies, 10 million in the Amazon Basin, 10 million in the Congo and so on, but any armchair anthropologist could do that...
Historical group to present Burg program

...Britannica paid for his pictures and trips through Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, South America, Africa, the West Indies, Spain, Scandinavia and the United States. During World War II, he spent time in the Pacific Ocean and survived...
When Britannia ruled the waves

...Sea Stations." "Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar" "Mediterranean and Egypt" "America and Newfoundland" "At the West Indies and on the Passage" "On the Jamaica Station" "Africa and Madeira" "Cape of Good Hope and East Indies." In a...
A billion reasons why Tendulkar lives on

...astounding: that the 40-year-old was still thumping West Indies bowlers for four in his last match or that a man so he walked to the crease, shyly acknowledging the West Indies players who formed two lines in a guard of honor. He...
Perseverance opens season with 'Carnage'

...tapping into that in her approach to directing the play."The well known coming of age adventure story is set in the West Indies and England in 1774 and offers some exciting opportunities for set design, choreography and music, as well as some...
Taking a walk in the footsteps of Franklin

...Irish hosts asked why America was not more of a competitor and rival to Ireland in the beef and butter trade with the West Indies or had a share in the linen trade. After all, Ireland imported flaxseed from America, which was an important raw...
Take part in the 103rd annual Christmas Bird Count

...55,000 volunteers from all 50 states, every Canadian province, parts of Central and South America, Bermuda, the West Indies, and Pacific islands count and record every individual bird and bird species seen in a specified area. During last...
In the stacks

...Divided into neighborhoods, this beautifully photographed book whisks you around the Littles: Beirut, Odessa, West Indies, Poland, Sri Lanka, and many, many more neighborhoods in between. Marvel at the contrasting architecture and cultures...
Surrender is not always cowardly

...One of the major considerations was that the British military was spread thin. They were fighting in India and the West Indies, and they were defending their empire in the Mediterranean against France and Spain. The monetary cost of the war...


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