Area handbook for Trinidad and Tobago
For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976 - Trinidad and Tobago - 304 pages
The volume is one of a series of handbooks prepared by Foreign Area Studies (FAS) of The American University, designed to be useful to military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political, and military institutions and practices of various countries. The emphasis is on objective description of the nation's present society and the kinds of possible or probable changes that might be expected in the future.
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General Character of the Society
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1960s and early African agricultural America annual areas Bank Barbados British cacao calypso CARICOM century Chaguaramas Christian colonial colored commission Commonwealth Caribbean companies Constitution Council country's Creole cultural decline East Indians economic elections employment English enrollment established ethnic European exports farmers farms financed foreign French governor groups Gulf of Paria Hindu housing important income increased indentured independence industry institutions island Jamaica large number lower class major Muslim Negro non-Creoles Office operated organization party pattern People's National Movement percent petroleum Piarco International Airport plantations police political population Port-of-Spain primary prime minister production rural San Fernando secondary schools sector Shango slaves social society Spanish Studies sugar teachers tion trade Trinidad and Tobago Trinidadian United United Kingdom University upper class urban vocational West Indies Williams workers