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St. Kitts Antigua
First posted on January 27th 2009, last revised on November 12th 2010

Leeward Islands Caribee Government 1671-1816; 1816-1833, divided in two (Antigua with Barbuda, Montserrat; St.Kitts, with Nevis, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands) Leeward Islands Caribee Government 1833-1871, Federal Colony of the Leeward Islands 1871-1956, Territory of the Leeward Islands 1956-1960.
The individual federation members :
Anguilla, English since 1650; seceded from St. Kitts in 1980, status British overseas territory
Antigua, English since 1632, with Barbuda and Redonda; independent since 1981
British Virgin Islands, English since 1672/1680, separated from St. Kitts in 1960, status British overseas territory
Dominica, British since 1763, separated from Leeward islands to join theWindward Islands in 1940
Montserrat, English since 1632, status British overseas territory
St. Christopher or St.Kitts, with Nevis, English since 1625, independent since 1983

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Country Profiles Modern Article : British Leeward Islands, from Wikipedia
Links General
on History
Organizations Association of Caribbean Historians
The Anguilla Archaeological and Historical Society
Caribbean Contacts, from Caribbean Database of Documentary Heritage
British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group
Historical Dictionaries
Accounts of History Modern Article : British Leeward Islands, from Wikipedia
Library of Congress Country Studies : Caribbean Islands, click Leeward Islands
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, vol.3, 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, on the Leeward Islands
Specific Periods Ch.Str.S. Higham, The development of the Leeward Islands under the Restoration, 1660-1688; a study of the foundations of the old colonial system (1921), posted on Internet Archive
Politics F.G. Spurdle, Early West Indian government; showing the progress of government in Barbados, Jamaica, and the Leeward Islands, 1600-1783 (n.d.), posted on Internet Archive
Military Regiments of the British West Indies and Bermuda, by Frank Goodwill
Economy & Finances
Social History
Ethnography Leeward Islands, p.814 in G.G. Chisholm, The world as it is; a popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth 1884, IA
Religion The Baha'is of the East Leeward Islands, from National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the East Leeward Islands
Clifton L. Holland, A Chronology of Protestant Beginnings : Leeward Islands (2003)
M. Arbell, The Sefardim on the Island of Nevis
History of Regions see Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis
Don Mitchell, Anguilla and the Government of the Leeward Islands
Local History
Culture Leeward Islands Tournament (Football), from RSSSF
Biographies Lists of Eastern Caribbean People, scroll down for Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Others WWF Full Report : Leeward Islands Dry Forests, Leeward Islands Moist Forests, Leeward Islands Xeric Shrub, Lesser Antilles Mangroves, from WWF
Landslides in the Leeward Islands, from Caribbean Natural Hazards

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from States and Regents of the World
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Wochenschau-Archiv (in German)
Archief Beeld en Geluid : Polygoon (in Dutch)
Search INA for Haiti
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Archival Deposits Search National Archives (UK)
Antigua & the Leeward Islands, from Caribbean Genealogy Search
Search Janus for Leeward Islands
Constitutions, Laws
Consular Reports
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections
Historical Maps John Arrowsmith 1844, posted on David Rumsey Map Collection
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Leeward Islands, Anguilla, Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat (West Indies), Nevis, Redonda, from EB 1911
Article Anguilla, Antigua, Barbuda, Dominica, Montserrat, Nevis, Saint Kitts, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Economic Leeward Islands, in Ch. Vere, The Pocket Cambist, 1836, GB
Geographical British Leeward Islands p.425 in vol.3 of C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, 1827, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues J. Sturge, Th. Harvey, The West Indies in 1837: Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica .. (1838), posted on Internet Archive
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Antigua and Barbuda National Archives, from ICA
Museums of Antigua and Barbuda
Museum Directory : Antigua and Barbuda; St. Kitts & Nevis from Caribbean Museums
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from Wikipedia, from Heraldry of the World
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of the Leeward Islands, from Tom Chao's Paper Money Gallery; from Numismondo
Stamps Identifying King George VI Stamps : Leeward Islands 2/ Issues, Leeward Islands 10/ Issues, Leeward Islands 5/ Issues, Leeward Islands L1 Issues, from KGVI Stamps
Article Postage Stamps and Postal History of the Leeward Islands, from Wikipedia

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)
on the Caribbean Annotated Bibliography for the English Speaking Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, The British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) (In order of importance.), from Florida Coastal School of Law
National Archives (UK) : Caribbean Histories Revealed : Bibliography
Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography
Bibliography of Caribbean Archaeology, from Florida Museum of Natural History
Online Libraries General Gutenberg Library Online, Internet Archive
Persee (French search engine)
on the Caribbean Digital Library of the Caribbean
Online Journals General Directory of Open Access Journals
On the Caribbean
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
Specific Topics
Historical Dictionaries
Yearbooks Article Leeward Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1913 pp. 654-655, 1947 p.455, 1948 p.437, 1949 pp.388-389, 1950, p. 411, 1952, pp.420-421, 1953 pp.416-417, 1954 p.421, 1955 p.464, 1956 pp.401-402, 1957 pp.463-464, 1958 p.403 (on events in 1957) [G]
Article : West Indies - Leeward Islands, in : Statesman's Year Book 1895 pp.227-234, 1910 pp.267-269, 1919 pp.331-333, 1924 pp.331-333, 1925 pp.335-337, 1926 pp.334-337, 1928 pp.332-335, 1929 pp.337-340, 1932 pp.340-342, 1937 pp.364-367, 1943 pp.283-285 [G]
Article : Leeward Islands, in : Americana Annual 1927 p.496-497, 1928 p.451-452, 1930 pp.440-441, 1931 pp.441-442, 1932 pp.408-409, 1933 p.432, 1934 p.334, 1935 p.401, 1936 pp.403-404, 1937 p.408, 1943 p.426, 1944 pp.395-396, 1945 pp.427-428, 1946 pp.445-446; British West Indies p.129, 1947 pp.104-105; Leeward Islands pp.408-409, 1957 p.453, 1964 pp.388-389 (on events of 1963) [G]
Article : Leeward Islands, in : International Year Book 1898 pp.467-468 [G]

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