A Guide to Sources for the History of the Danish West Indies (Us Virgin Islands): 1671-1917

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The Danish West Indies - the islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix - were a traditional Caribbean colony, characterized by sugar production, trade, and shipping. The colony was under the Danish flag from 1671 until 1917, since which time the islands have been known as the United States Virgin Islands. The archival sources for the history of the three islands are first and foremost in the Danish National Archives. These records are exceptionally comprehensive and their research potential is enormously rich, as the ...

A Guide to Sources for the History of the Danish West Indies (Us Virgin Islands): 1671-1917 2002, University Press of Southern Denmark

ISBN-13: 9788778387219

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