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The Amerindians in Guyana 1803-1873
A Documentary History

Edited By

Mary Noel Menezes

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ISBN 9780714640303
Published August 1, 1979 by Routledge
346 Pages

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Book Description

These selected documents reveal the reaction and responses of the Amerindians to European values.

Table of Contents

I. The Amerindians: Appearance, Characteristics, Customs and Beliefs, Diseases, Attitude towards other Tribes and Races II. Policy of Presents to the Amerindians III. Officials for the Protection of the Indians: Postholders, Protectors, and Superintendents of Rivers and Creeks IV. Legal Jurisdiction over the Indians V. The Indians and the Boundaries VI. A. Indian Slavery B. Industrial Employment Indians C. Indians and their Land VII. The Conversion of the Indians VIII. Government Policy towards the Civilisation of the Indians

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