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Geography of Guyana.

Leslie Peter Cummings

Geography of Guyana.

by Leslie Peter Cummings

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination64p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20273486M

  Ian McDonald and Peter Jailall, two of Guyana’s most gifted writers have combined their far-reaching prowess and literary talent to arrive at this collection of poems that warms the heart and stirs the imagination. From Berbice to Essequibo, and Demerara in-between, these poems traverse the geography of Guyana with startling insights into its people and . Jungle-clad and teeming with exotic wildlife, Guyana is a South American secret begging to be told. With its unique geography of coastal waters, mangroves, marshes, savannas, mountains, and tropical rainforests, it's an ideal match for adventure seekers and wildlife enthusiasts.

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Subjects: Guyana -- Description and travel. Geography -- Guyana. Guyana. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Guyana can be divided into four main geographical regions; there's a narrow and swampy coastal plain, a hillier sandy region in the east; the (15, sq km) Rupununi Savannah of the south, and the tropical rain forests and interior highlands - central and 's mountain ranges include the Pakaraima, Kanuku and : John Moen.

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Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon Geography of Guyana. Leslie P. Cummings. Collins, - Guyana - 64 pages. 0 Reviews. This is a comprehensive look at the physical and human geography of Guyana, using the major systemic divisions of the subject to organize the material.

Starting with physical geography - geomorphology, weather and climate, soils and vegetation - the book then progresses to the environment and indigenous : Deryck Bernard. Guyana, country located in the northeastern corner of South America. Indigenous peoples inhabited Guyana prior to European settlement, and their name for the land, guiana (“land of water”), gave the country its name.

Present-day Guyana reflects its British and Dutch colonial past and its reactions to that past. It is the only English-speaking country of South America.

Geography and Climate of Ghana. Ghana's topography consists mainly of low plains but its south-central area does have a small plateau. Ghana is also home to Lake Volta, the world's largest artificial lake.

Because Ghana is only a few degrees north of the Equator, its climate is considered tropical. It has a wet and dry season but it is mainly.

Guyana - Guyana - People: South Asians form the largest ethnic group in the country, representing about two-fifths of the population. Their ancestors arrived mostly as indentured labour from India to replace Africans in plantation work.

Today South Asians remain the mainstay of plantation agriculture, and many are independent farmers and landowners; they also have. Geography of Guyana by Leslie P. Cummings,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Location and Geography. Guyana is on the northeastern shoulder of South America, bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by Suriname, on the northwest by Venezuela, and on the south and southwest by Brazil. I read a book in hindi which was translated from english somewhere around s.

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Guyana History: Selected full-text books and articles Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence By Colin. The Guyana Society Library (formerly the Library of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society) is the oldest in the country and has a collection of rare books dealing with the Amerindians of Guyana.

Other important libraries include the British Council Library, the Caribbean Community Secretariat, and the library of the US Information Agency. National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Guyana. Most visitors to South America never think of visiting Guyana, the small nation bordered by Venezuela, Brazil, and Suriname.

Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography, and a British El Dorado. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN Burrowes, Reynold A. The Wild Coast: An Account of Politics in Guyana. Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing. ISBN Menezes, Mary Noel (). The Amerindians in Guyana A Documentary.

Geography. Guyana is a country in Northern South America and part of Caribbean South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela. With a land area of approximatelysquare kilometres, Guyana is about the size of Idaho. The country is situated between 1 and 9 north latitude and between 56 and 62 west.

This chapter uses Anthony F. Wallace’s framework for cultural transformation () to assess the Alleluia movement among the Akawaio in Guyana.

After years of. A New Geography of Guyana () Deryck M. Bernard Guyana: Population Environment and Economic Activities () Robert Ramraj The population geography of Guyana: historical perspectives and demographic trends Robert Ramraj Editor David Barker Book Review Editor David Department of Geography & Geology The University of the West.

I AM moved by the commentaries, insights and sagaciousness of outgoing British High Commissioner Greg Quinn in his recent interview on the Kaieteur News Radio programme, ‘Room ’. I implore all Guyanese to take the time to listen and learn from this eminent citizen of this planet who has.

Geography of Guyana There are five regions throughout Guyana; a coastal plain on the Atlantic, white sand further inland, rain forests, desert savannah, and mountains near the Brazilian border. It is a tropical country that is renowned for its largely unspoiled rainforest (much of.

“The generalized ethnic label ‘Amerindian’ or ‘American Indian’ is now an acknowledged misnomer resulting from the erroneous geography of Christopher Columbus, a label which has been perpetuated without the consent of Indigenous Peoples; a label which will continue to distort our histories and search for our lost and hidden indigenous.Book Now.

Home. About Us. Destinations. We will also have supporting logos and designs unique to each market we will serve inspired by the local colors and geography of each individual market. The three main rivers of Guyana and the colors of its national flag for example, inspire our supporting logo for Georgetown.