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Sint Eustatius Sint Maarten
First posted on November 13th 2010

In 1632 the W.I.C. took possession of Saba. 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 Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Country Profiles Modern Articles : Saba, from Wikipedia; from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Historical, on the Windies A. Trollope, The West Indies and the Spanish Main, 1860, GB
Historical, on Saba St. Bartholomew, St. Eustatius and Saba, pp.303-308 in Th.E.Lynch, The Wonders of the West Indies, 1856, GB
Links General Category : Saba, from Wikipedia
Categorie : Saba, from Wikipedia Dutch Edition
on History Category : History of Saba, from Wikipedia
The Atlantic World and the Dutch : Netherlands Antilles, Saba
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
Timelines Carib Seek : Curaçao Timeline
Accounts of History Modern Articles : Saba : History, from Wikipedia
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, on Saba
Specific Periods W.Th. Hellebrand, Statia invaded from Saba, 2008
Politics Article : Saba : Bestuur, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Economy & Finances Article : Economy of Saba, from Wikipedia
Article : Saba : Economie, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Social History
Local History
Others Neotropic Ecoregion, from WWF

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen by Ben Cahoon
Lijst van Gouverneurs van Sint Eustatius, Saba en Sint Maarten, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
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
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Newsreels Archief Beeld en Geluid : Polygoon (in Dutch)
Search School TV for Saba; clips in Dutch
Radio Caribiana, from Radio Nederland
Image Databanks Wikimedia Commons
Beeldbank Nationaal Archief : Saba
Search Nationale Beeldbank for Sint Eustatius
Archival Deposits The Atlantic World and the Dutch : Netherlands Antilles, Saba; 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 St. Eustatius, St. Maarten en Saba, 1709-1828 (1869), Inventaris van de archieven van St. Eustatius, St. Maarten en Saba, 1828-1845 (1860)
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, English edition, Dutch edition
Historical Maps Search Koninklijk Instituutvoor de Tropen, Nederlandse Koloniaale Kaarten
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Dutch West India Company, from EB 1911
Article Saba, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Economic Saba, p.159 in vol.4 pt.1 of J.M. Demeunier, Economie politique et diplomatique, 1788, in French, GB
Dutch Possessions : St. Martins, St. Eustatius and Saba, pp.638-639 in J. Blunt, The shipmaster's assistant, and commercial digest , 1837, GB
Geographical Saba, p.91 in The Present State of the West Indies, 1778, GB
Saba pp.424-425 in vol.3 of C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, 1827, GB
Saba, p.42 in G. Long, America and the West Indies: geographically described, 1845, GB
Historical L'Isle de Saba, pp.54-56 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)
Nederlandse Bibliografie Online (publications since 1974); Digitale Bibliografie Nederlandse Geschiedenis
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
Directory of Open Access Journals, search for Netherlands Antilles
Ph.H. Hiss, A selective guide to the English literature on the Netherlands West Indies, with a supplement on British Guiana, (1943), posted on Internet Archive
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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