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purchase of the Danish West Indies.

Tansill, Charles Callan

purchase of the Danish West Indies.

by Tansill, Charles Callan

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virgin Islands of the United States,
  • United States,
  • Denmark
    • Subjects:
    • Virgin Islands of the United States -- Annexation to the United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Denmark,
    • Denmark -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2136 .T18 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination548 p.
      Number of Pages548
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5615109M
      LC Control Number68023332

        Purchase of Danish islands.. by United States. Congress. House. Select committee on purchase of Danish West Indies., , Govt. print. off. edition,Pages: THE DANISH WEST INDIES UNDER COMPANY RULE () with a supplementary Chapter, BY WALDEMAR WESTERGAARD, Ph. D. Assistant Professor of History at Pomona College With an introduction BY H. MORSE STEPHENS, M. A., Litt. D. (Harv.) Sather Professor of History at the University of California MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS New York THE File Size: 51KB.

      “Few scholars have the necessary language skills to explore sugar slavery in the Danish and Dutch West Indies. In For the Health of the Enslaved: Slaves, medicine and power in the Danish West Indies, , Niklas Thode Jensen offers us a rare opportunity to learn about aspects of sugar planting and its impact on the enslaved in St. Croix, the primary sugar island in the Danish West. This book is about the history of Danish/Norwegian participation in the transatlantic slave trade. It describes the organization of the trade, the participants, the challenge, and the link with the West Indies to where the slaves were transported for work on the sugar plantations. It describes Danish purchase of islands in the West Indies, and.

      Cite this Record. Purchase of the Danish West Indies. Charles Callan Tansill. New York, NY: GREENWOOD PRESS. (tDAR id: ).   Not everyone has the luxury of scholars documenting the story of your ancestor. However, Dr. Elizabeth Rezende discussed in a lecture, at the St. Thomas University of the Virgin Islands Campus, “Susan Bough, negotiating through a Man’s World of Business in the Danish West Indies,


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The Purchase of the Danish West Indies. Revised ed. Edition by Charles Callan Tansill (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: 6. The Treaty of the Danish West Indies, officially the Convention between the United States and Denmark for cession of the Danish West Indies, was a treaty transferring sovereignty of the Virgin Islands in the Danish West Indies from Denmark to the United States in exchange for a sum of US$25, in gold ($ million in ).

It is, to date, one of the most recent permanent expansions Citations: 39 Stat. ; TS ; 7 Bevans Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tansill, Charles Callan, Purchase of the Danish West Indies.

Gloucester, Mass., P. Smith, [©]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tansill, Charles Callan, Purchase of the Danish West Indies. New York, Greenwood Press, [©]. From to Denmark had a colony in the Caribbean called the Danish West Indies, which consisted of the islands St.

Thomas, St. Jan and St. Croix. In the colony was sold to the U.S. for $25 million in gold coin. March 31st is the centenary of Transfer Day, when the Danish West Indies was handed over to the U.S.

Leaflets from the Danish West Indies is a book I have been familiar with (and read) for many years. Being a native of the DWI, now the U.S. Virgin Islands, I have found this book helpful to me in the course of my research into my family history, as well as, the general history of my home islands/5(2).

Danish West Indies. Danish West Indies, also known as the Danish Virgin Islands, an island group that includes the islands of Saint Croix, Saint Thomas, and Saint k's first settlement on Saint Thomas in failed.

In King Christian V established the. Make Offer - DANISH WEST INDIES Coat of Arms - SURCHARGED set Sc# mint MH DANISH WEST INDIES Harbor set Sc# mint MNH VF $ A detailed study, based in part on unpublished archive material, reviewing the whole story of the Danish West Indies as they touch American policy.

A valuable contribution to our knowledge of Caribbean affairs. Mamarks the 88th anniversary of the acquisition of the Danish West Indies by the United States of America.

It also marks the th anniversary of when this acquisition was first contemplated It was insome fifty-plus years prior, the United States began discussions regarding this purchase. The purchase of the Danish West Indies. Gloucester, Mass: P. Smith. MLA Citation.

Tansill, Charles Callan. The purchase of the Danish West Indies P. Smith Gloucester, Mass Australian/Harvard Citation. Tansill, Charles Callan. The purchase of the Danish West Indies P. Smith Gloucester, Mass. Wikipedia Citation. cession of the danish west indies signed at new york, august 4, ratification advised by the senate, september 7, ratified by the president, janu ratified by denmark, decem ratifications exchanged at washington, janu proclaimed, janu by the president of the united states of america.

Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies. EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF SLAVERY IN THE DANISH WEST INDIES PAIWONSKY++SIG NED++BOOK. Item Information. Condition: Very Good.

Price: Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Minimum monthly payments are Rating: % positive. The irony of this neglect is the fact that this year is the centennial of the U.S.

purchase of what were then known as “The Danish West Indies” from Denmark for $25 million. A Brief History of the Danish West Indies, The Danish West Indies consisted of three small islands in the Caribbean situated to the east of Puerto Rico, namely Saint Thomas since the s, Saint John sinceand Saint Croix from Altogether.

“Indian Indenture in the Danish West Indies is a much-needed addition to one of the least-studied historical and geographical topics, viz., East Indian indentureship in St. Croix. Roopnarine’s two decades of archival and field research have led to heretofore unexamined primary sources on indenture, re-indenture, and remittances of “coolie.

WASHINGTON — Although rumors have been current for some weeks, it was only to-day [July 25] that an official statement was given out to the effect that the United States Government has practically completed arrangements with Denmark for the purchase of the Danish West Indies, comprising the islands of St.

Thomas, St. John and St. Crois (Santa Cruz) for $25, "The Purchase of the Danish West Indies by the United States of America" is an article from The American Journal of International Law, Volume View more articles from The American Journal of International Law. View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata.

Did the U.S. Navy have valid reasons to push for the purchase of the Danish West Indies, in order to dismantle the Hamburg/American Line which was viewed as a military threat to the U.S. & the Allies. Soft Cover, spiral bound. 72 pages. Released in Proceeds from this book benefit the Caribbean Genealogy Library on St.

Thomas. He was appointed as chief surgeon to the Danish establishments on the Guinea Coast. In he sailed to the West Indies with a cargo of slaves, who revolted.

His experiences in Ghana and the West Indies resolved him to end the trans-Atlantic slave abuse. This book is written in the form of letters to his father. This volume is an account of the development and destruction of slavery in St Thomas, St John and St Croix, the Caribbean islands which today comprise the US Virgin Islands.

The book sees slavery as fundamental to the entire fabric of colonial society, and pays particular attention to the social and political life of the whites and freedmen in interaction with the slaves.5/5(1).The Danish presence in the Caribbean began in the midth century, and in the islands of St.

Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John became Danish colonies known as the Danish West Indies. Sugar was an important industry into the 19th century, and slaves .Rare Photographs Capture Daily Life of the Danish West Indies in St. Croix, Virgin Islands in the ~ vintage everyday The Danish West Indies consisted of the Caribbean islands of St.

John, and St. The Colony was sold to the United States. Love the Virgin Islands? Learn More About Its History! Two women in front of a house at St.