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Venezuela Curaçao
First posted on November 13th 2010

In 1636 the W.I.C. took possession of Bonaire. The first W.I.C. went bankrupt in 1674 to be replaced by the G.W.I.C. (second W.I.C.) which was dissolved in 1792, and her assets fell to the Dutch Republic. From 1815 to 1828 part of Curaçao and Dependencies, from 1828 to 1845 of the Dutch West Indies, from 1845 to 1936 of Curaçao and Dependencies, from 1936 to 1948 of the Territory of Curaçao, from 1948 to 2010 part of the Netherlands Antilles. Since 2010 integral part of the Netherlands.

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Country Profiles Modern Files from Landenweb : Bonaire, in Dutch
Geographia : Bonaire
Articles : Bonaire, from Wikipedia
Articles Bonaire, from Wikipedia Dutch Edition
Wazamar : Bonaire, in Dutch
Links General Category : Bonaire, from Wikipedia
Categorie : Bonaire, from Wikipedia Dutch Edition
on History Category : History of Bonaire, from Wikipedia
The Atlantic World and the Dutch : Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire
Organizations Association of Caribbean Historians
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen
NICIS Instituut
Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV, Leiden)
Centraal Bureau voor Generalogie
Caribbean Contacts, from Caribbean Database of Documentary Heritage
Historical Dictionaries Herman Daniel Benjamins, Joh. F. Snelleman, Encyclopaedie van Nederlandsch West-Indië (1914-1917), in Dutch, posted on DBNL
Woordenlijst : Vrij van Slavernij, from Nationaal Archief, in Dutch
Accounts of History Modern Files from Landenweb : History of Bonaire, in Dutch; Geographia : History of Bonaire; Bonaire : Geschiedenis, from Wazamar, in Dutch
Articles : Bonaire : History, from Wikipedia; Articles Bonaire : Geschiedenis, from Wikipedia Dutch Edition
Bonaire : Geschiedenis, from Landhuis Wanapa; De Geschiedenis van Bonaire, posted on Infoyo, in Dutch; from Visit Bonaire
Historical, of the Caribbean Th. Coke, A history of the West Indies, vol.1, 1808, vol.2, 1810, vol.3, 1811, GB
Th. Southey, Chronological history of the West Indies, vol.1, 1827, GB (out of 3 vols.)
C.E. Meinecke, Versuch einer Geschichte der europaischen Colonien in Westindien, 1831, in German, GB
E. Regnault et al., Histoire des Antilles et des colonies françaises, espagnoles, anglaises .., 1849, in French, GB
Historical, of Bonaire
Specific Periods Article : Dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, from Wikipedia
Politics Category : Politics of Bonaire, from Wikipedia; Article : Bonaire : Politiek, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Economy & Finances Article : Bonaire : Economie, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Bonaire - Plantages, from Wazamar, in Dutch
Salt Industry on Bonaire, from Tourism Bonaire
Plantage van de West Indische Compagnie 1637 - 1795 , Plantages op Bonaire 1868 - 1979, from Eilandgebied Bonaire, official site, in Dutch
Social History
Ethnography Bonaire : de Taal, from Wazamar, in Dutch
Ontstaan en oorspronkelijke bewoners van Bonaire, from Eilandgebied Bonaire, official site, in Dutch
Religion Bonaire : de Godsdienst, from Wazamar, in Dutch
History of Regions
Local History Articles Kralendijk, Rincon, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Geschiedenis van Rincon, from Rinconero
Institutions Search Lighthouse Explorer for Bonaire
Article : Geschiedenis van de Media op de Nederlandse Antillen en Aruba, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Others History with Tropical Systems : ABC Islands, Neotropic Ecoregion, from WWF

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon)
Bonaire : de Gezaghebbers, from Wazamar
Official Yearbook : Almanak voor de Nederlandsche West-Indische bezittingen, en de kust van Guinea 1859, 1858, 1860, 1859, GB
Lists of Consuls
Lists of Bishops
Population Figures from Population Statistics (Jan Lahmeyer)
Election Results
Documents Historical Newspapers Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
Modern Newspapers Bonaire Exclusief 2005-, in Dutch
Bonaire Insider, 2006-, in English
Newsreels Archief Beeld en Geluid : Polygoon (in Dutch)
Search School TV for Bonaire; clips in Dutch
Radio Caribiana, from Radio Nederland
Image Databanks Wikimedia Commons
Airline Timetable Images : Bonair Express
Bonaire, from Beeldbank Nationaal Archief
Search Nationale Beeldbank for Bonaire
Archival Deposits The Atlantic World and the Dutch : Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire, guide to archive deposits
Search ARCHIEVEN.NL combined search engine for many archives; Archief.NL, Dutch language site providing links to individual archives
Het Netionaal Archief : Inventaris van de archieven van Curaçao, Bonaire en Aruba, 1707-1828 (1859), Inventaris van de archieven van Curacao, Bonaire en Aruba, (1771) 1828-1845 (1914)
Nationbaal Archief van Curaçao
Constitutions, Laws Wet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba, 2010, from Tweede Kamer : Dossiers, in Dutch
Tweede Aanpassingswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba, 2010, in Dutch
Derde aanpassingswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba, 2010, in Dutch
Consular Reports
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections Search : Wikisource, French edition, English edition, Dutch edition
Historical Maps Search Koninklijk Instituutvoor de Tropen, Nederlandse Koloniaale Kaarten
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Dutch West India Company, from EB 1911
Article Bonaire, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Geographical Bonaire, pp.564-565 in vol.2 of A.J. van der Aa, Aardrijkskundig Woordenboek der Nederlanden, 1839, GB
Historical Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, pp.137-138 in vol.22 of F.M. de Marsy et al., Histoire moderne des Chinois, des Japonnois, des Indiens, des Persans, des Turcs, des Russiens et des Americains, 1771, in French, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Staten Generaal Digitaal, 1814-1995, in Dutch
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Museum Directory : Netherland Antilles, from Caribbean Museums
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry

Bibliography General RHS Bibliography
Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies), keyword Mauritius (site in German, most titles listed in English; hundreds of entries; publications mostly since 1970)
Digitale Bibliografie Nederlandse Geschiedenis, search for Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, Saba, Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius, Nederlandse Antillen, Nederlands West Indie
on the Caribbean National Archives (UK) : Caribbean Histories Revealed : Bibliography
Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography
Bibliography of Caribbean Archaeology, from Florida Museum of Natural History
Nederlandse Bibliografie Online (publications since 1974); Digitale Bibliografie Nederlandse Geschiedenis
Online Libraries General Gutenberg Library Online, Internet Archive
Persee (French search engine)
Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Digitization
Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren (DBNL)
on the Caribbean Digital Library of the Caribbean
Online Journals General Directory of Open Access Journals
On the Caribbean
On the Netherlands' Antilles Nieuwe West Indische Gids 1919-2010
General Accounts Jan Rogozinski, A Brief History of the Caribbean (1992) London : Penguin 1994 [G]
Mordechai Arbell, The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean, Jerusalem : Gefen 2002
H.P.H. Jansen, Kalendarium Geschiedenis van de Lage Landen, (Timeline of the History of the Low Countries), Utrecht 1979 (in Dutch) [G]
Specific Topics Jan Lucassen, Emigration to the Dutch Colonies and the USA, pp.21-27 in : Robin Cohen, The Cambridge Survey of World Migration, Cambridge : UP 1995, KMLA Lib.Sign. 304.809 C678c
Historical Dictionaries Albert Gastmann, Historical Dictionary of the French and Netherlands Antilles, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow 1978 [G]
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