A First Geography of the Eastern Caribbean by F. Colin Evans

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Published by Cambridge University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Development studies / World development,
  • Education,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Caribbean & West Indies,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Geography - Caribbean Area,
  • Science / Geography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7741943M
ISBN 100521468426
ISBN 109780521468428
OCLC/WorldCa32132530

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A First Geography of the Eastern Caribbean (third edition) is a fully updated version of A First Geography of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. The book studies the geography of the region generally before looking in more detail at each island.

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