Eric Wiberg Travelled 10,000 Nautical Miles To Chronicle Bahamian Maritime History

For The Bahamas, these incomparable, crystal blue waters have long been an intrinsic part of its economic and social history ...
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Unusual Deaths From Long Time 1940 – 1960 Part One

Death in the African tradition is a complicated process. The process of Death encompasses magic and gods and chieftains and ...
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Consumption, La Grippe, Syphilis, Typhoid, Fever: Major Causes of Death in The Bahamas 1917 – 1920

Reading historical death records may not be the exciting of things to do on any given day. However, during a ...
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Attesting to the Pure Whiteness of George Granville Morton of Palmetto Point, Eleuthera 1907

For Bahamian whites and those hoping to pass for white, there were tough times ahead, as they emigrated from the ...
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Flu Pandemic Sees Bahamas Bootleggers Making Money From Whiskey Cure for Deadly Influenza 1920

In March 2020, as the coronavirus, or Covid-19, began to negatively affect the fortunes of the Bahamas, it is interesting ...
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The Rise and Demise of Bahamianization 1967 – 1983

Bahamianization was once a fully formulated, implemented political ideology. Its twenty year popular rise, post 1967, was to address the ...
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Ebo Venus, Hard Times and Good Luck, the Slaves of Alexander Forbes of Exuma 1822

The surname Forbes, like Rolle, and Bain are some of the more prevalent surnames in the Bahamas. They, like many ...
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Freeman’s Hall Plantation, Cat Island and 15 Slaves For Sale in 1812; For Sale Today Minus the Slaves and Sheep

Substantial crown land grants, given to the Loyalists, an assortment of British settlers, and to a miscellaneous hodgepodge of opportunist ...
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Harbour Islanders Say No To Electricity 1943

Bahamians call electricity - current. Such as strange word in today's vernacular, don't you think? To those unfamiliar with history ...
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“Guard Our Heritage” Celebrating 250 Years of Parliamentary Democracy 1979

With its 1973 independence, a new Social Contract had been psychosocially and constitutionally enacted between the Bahamian government and the ...
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