plan for a British Caribbean Federation agreed by the Conference on West Indian Federation held in London in April 1953. by Conference on West Indian Federation London 1953

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .

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  • West Indies -- Politics and government

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ContributionsGreat Britain. Colonial Office.
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Paginationv, 29 p.
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL14860726M

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The idea of federation has been bandied about in the West Indies for a long time. From the early days of Settlement in the 17th century, the idea of juxtaposing two or more islands for administrative convenience or for mere economic expediency, had appealed to the Euro- British government but there had been minor unification in reality.

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