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Category:History of Guyana __ An index of articles related to Guyana history found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia -

Culture of Guyana - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ A lot of useful information about Guyana along with a good history section. - illustrated - From - 

Guyana: History __ Good, general essay about Guyana with embedded text links to additional materials. - From -

Guyana - History __ "The coastline was first charted by Spanish sailors in 1499, at which time the area was inhabited by Amerindians of the Arawak, Carib, and Warrau language groups. By 1746, the Dutch had established settlements on the Essequibo, Demerara, and Berbice rivers, ..."  An essay along with one map. - From -

Guyana History __ A brief look at the history of Guyana.  For a more detailed look, simply click "more history." - From -


Guyana History __ "When Columbus reached the northern coast of South America at the beginning of the 16th century, the area that is now Guyana was inhabited by two distinct groups, the Arawak who lived along the coast and the Carib who lived in the interior."  A good look at Guyana history along with other information about the country. - from -

Guyana History __ "The aboriginal inhabitants of the Guyanese coast were Carib Indians who had driven the peaceful Arawak north and westwards into the Antilles. European settlement didn't occur until 1615, when the Dutch West Indian Company erected a fort and depot on the lower Essequibo River."  You will find a brief but colorful history of Guyana. - From -

Guyana - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Guyana's educational system. - From Net Industries -    


History of Guyana __ "Guyana had been peopled for thousands of years before Europeans became aware of the area some five hundred years ago. Guyana's past is punctuated by battles fought and won, possessions lost and regained ..."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

History of Guyana __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the South American country of Guyana." - From -


History of the Republic of Guyana __ " Guyana was discovered in 1498 by the Europeans, its history; therefore stretches back a bit more than 500 years!."  You will find nemerous click-to-read articles and resources about the history of Guyana.  A good research resource. - From -

A History of the Republic of Guyana, South America __ A concise history of the Republic of Guyana with embedded text links to additional material along with access to a lot of additional material about Guyana. - illustrated - From - 

Political and Economic History of Guyana __ "Guyana is an interesting and significant case. It is interesting because of the unexpected ethnic mix of the the population. Slightly over 50 percent of the population is descended from East Indian migrants. About 40 percent are descendants of African slaves brought to work the sugar plantations. The rest is an odd assortment of Amerindians and Europeans."  A history of Guyana from an economic slant. - From Thayer Watkins - 


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