Belize: A New Nation In Central America, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Belize

A New Nation In Central America, 1st Edition

By O. Nigel Bolland

Routledge

174 pages

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pub: 2019-04-18
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Description

Independent from Britain only since 1981, the new nation of Belize is situated at the intersection of two cultural spheres: the English-speaking Afro-Caribbean countries and the Spanish-speaking Central American republics. Its scanty population of about 150,000 is culturally heterogeneous, and its various ethnic groups coexist in a complex pattern

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction: The Land -- History from the Ancient Maya to the 1930s -- The Peoples and Cultures -- The Economy -- Politics and External Relations

About the Author

O. Nigel Bolland is professor of sociology and chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General