Past and Present
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British Honduras (1951) examines this most neglected of the British colonies, from the early days of settlement by the logwood-cutters and buccaneers up to the post-war period. It examines the first occupation by British adventurers, consolidation by buccaneers and the early quarrels with the Spanish, up to the more recent disputes with neighbouring Central American republics. It ends with an analysis of the modern colony, its economic and commercial status and proposals for development by the British government.
Table of Contents
1. A Legacy of the Buccaneers 2. Captain Wallace 3. The Buccaneers Turn Honest 4. The British Logwood Settlements 5. The Baymen of Belize 6. Spanish Aggression 7. The Navy to the Rescue 8. The Battle of Belize 9. The Mosquito Shore 10. Belize Becomes a Colony 11. From Heyday to Hard Times 12. Between the Wars 13. British Honduras Today – and Tomorrow 14. The Controversy with Guatemala 15. Devaluation and Federation
Stephen L. Caiger