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First posted on June 22nd 2002, last revised on January 25th 2009

Discovered in 1512, used as a pirate hideout 1690-1720, settled from Bermuda in 1681. Bermudan administration ended in 1819; the Turks & Caicos Islands in 1819 were placed under the Bahamas. In 1848 placed under Jamaica. In 1962 when Jamaica became independent, the Turks & Caicos Islands became a separate British crown colony.

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Country Profiles Modern from CIA World Factbook; BBC Country Profiles; Index Mundi
Article : Turks and Caicos Islands, from Wikipedia
Historical, on the Windies A. Trollope, The West Indies and the Spanish Main, 1860, GB
Historical, on Turks & Caicos >
Links General from LANIC
Category : Cuba, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of the Turks and Caicos Islands, from Wikipedia
Organizations Association of Caribbean Historians
Caribbean Contacts, from Caribbean Database of Documentary Heritage
British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group
Historical Dictionaries
Accounts of History Modern from Wikipedia
Turks and Caicos National Museum : History
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 Guadeloupe
Specific Periods
Politics Category : Politics of the Turks and Caicos Islands, from Wikipedia
Governments on the WWW : Turks and Caicos Islands
Economy & Finances Entry Turks and Caicos Islands, from Global History of Currencies, by Bryan Taylor
Social History J. Stephen, The slavery of the British West India colonies delineated, vol.1, 1824, vol.2, 1830, GB
Ethnography Languages of the Turks and Caicos Islands (2), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Turks & Caicos Islands
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses - Turks & Caicos Islands, from Kirken i Norge
Local History List of Cities in the Turks and Caicos Islands, from Wikipedia
Institutions Turks & Caicos Islands, from Airline History
Search Lighthouse Explorer for Caicos
Others Disaster History by Country : Turks and Caicos Islands, from Relief Web; History with Tropical Systems : Turks & Caicos Islands, from Hurricane City
Neotropic Ecoregion, from WWF

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon), from Rulers (B. Schemmel)
Lists of Ambassadors Heads of Post : Turks and Caicos Islands, from MOFA, Canada
Lists of Consuls
Lists of Bishops
Population Figures from Population Statistics (Jan Lahmeyer)
Election Results from IFES Election Guide, since 2003
Documents Historical Newspapers Hemerotheques Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
Newspapers Modern Newspapers Newspapers and News Media : Turks and Caicos Islands, from ABYZ; from Online Newspapers (links)
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
Systematic Collections
Accidental Collections
Universal Collections
on Turks & Caicos Islands
License Plates, from Francoplaque, from License Plates around the World
Airline Timetable Images : Air Caicos
Archival Deposits Search National Archives (UK) for Guadeloupe
Constitutions, Laws Laws of the Turks and Caicos Islands, 1862
Consular Reports Annual report of the Commissioner of Patents, Part 2, Turk's Island pp.529-530 in 1859 : Agriculture, 1860, GB
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections Turks & Caicos Islands, from Caribbean Register of Documentary Heritage
Isocrates, The question of the Bahama jurisdiction over the Turk's Islands, 1803, GB
Historical Maps
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Turks and Caicos Islands, from EB 1911
Article Turksinseln, Caicisinseln, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Geographical Turks Islands, pp.663-665 in vol.4 of J. Adolphus, The political state of the British Empire, 1818, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues D. MacKinnen, A tour through the British West Indies, in the years 1802 and 1803, 1804; pp.121-129 on Turks Islands, pp.130-133 on the Caicos
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Museum Directory : Turks & Caicos Islands, from Caribbean Museums
Turks and Caicos National Museum
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes, from Numismondo
Coins from World Coin Gallery
Stamps Rare Turks & Caicos Islands Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery; Turks & Caicos Islands Stamps 1867-1921, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer

Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on Turks & Caicos Islands survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database
general bibliographies Article : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bibliography_of_the_Turks_and_Caicos_Islands, from Wikipedia
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies Turks & Caicos National Museum : Slavery : Bibliography & Related Material
serial publications
general bibliographies
Turks & Caicos Islands entries
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 Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
Biblioteca Digital Hispanica; Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
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 : West Indies, British, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1945 pp.760-761, 1946 p.823-824 [G]
Article : West Indies, The, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1959 pp.744-746, 1960 pp.744-746, 1961 pp.745-747, 1962 pp.734-736 [G]
Article : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1963 p.802 [G]
Article : Colonies and Other Dependencies : Turcs and Caicos Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1965 p.253, 1966 p.204, 1967 pp.219-222, 1968 p.217 [G]
Article : Dependent States : Turcs and Caicos Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1969 pp.273. 276, 278, 1970 p.278, 1971 pp.266-268, 1972 pp.238-239, 245, 1973 pp.229-230, 236 [G]
Article : Jamaica : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Statesman's Year Book 1919 p.330, 1924 pp.330-331, 1925 pp.334-335, 1926 p.334, 1928 p.332, 1929 p.337, 1932 pp.339-340, 1937 pp.363-364, 1943 p.283 [G]
Article : Cayman, Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 pp.174-175 [G]
Article : Jamaica - Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Americana Annual 1945 pp.385-386, 1946 pp.390-391, 1947 pp.369-370 [G]
Article : West Indies Federation - Jamaica - Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Americana Annual 1962 pp.827-830, 1963 pp.736-738 [G]
Article : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Americana Annual 1964 p.671 [G]
Article : Dependent States : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1978 p.306, 1979 p.307, 1981 pp.301, 304-306, 1982 pp.298-301, 1984 p.294 [G]
Article : Dependent States : Caribbean, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1985 pp.603-604, 1988 pp.518-519, 1990 pp.534-535 [G]
Article : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1975-1976 pp.504-505, 1978-1979 pp.1195-1196, 1980-1981 pp.1200-1201, 1983-1984 pp.1204-1205, 1984-1985 pp.1201-1202, 1985-1986 pp.1202-1203, 1987-1988 pp.1204-1205, 1988-1989 pp.1208-1209, 1989-1990 pp.1214-1215, 1990-1991 pp.1215-1216, 1991-1992 pp.1218-1219, 1992-1993 pp.1301-1302, 1993-1994 pp.1304-1305, 1994-1995 pp.1304-1305, 1995-1996 pp.1291-1292, 1996-1997 pp.1276-1277 [G]
Article : United Kingdom : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1997-1998 pp.1388-1389, 1998-1999 pp.1508-1509, 2000 pp.1699-1700, 2001 pp.1664-1666, 2002 pp.1724-1726, 2003 pp.1727-1728, 2004 pp.1744-1746, 2005 pp.1758-1759 [G]
Article : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : The World in Figures 1st ed. 1976 p.148, 2nd ed. 1978 p.148, 4th ed. 1984 p.148 [G]
Entry : Turks and Caicos Islands, in : The Commonwealth Yearbook 1989 pp.469-471 [G]

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