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Category:History of Mauritius __ An index of articles related to the history of Mauritius found in Wikipedia - from wikipedia -

Country History - Mauritius __ A collection of resources. - From -

Culture of Mauritius - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ You will find a lot of interesting information including a history section. - From - 

History __ "Mauritius was first discovered by the Arabs in 975 AD, then by the Portuguese between 1507and 1513. In 1598, the Dutch landed in a bay in the south-east."  A good overview of Mauritius history. - From - 

History of Mauritius __ "It has been frequently hypothesized that Mauritius was first discovered by the Arabs but this is without proof. The first historical evidence of the existence of an island which we now know as Mauritius, is on a map produced by the Italian cartographer Alberto Cantino in 1502..."  An encyclopedic article along with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

History of Mauritius __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Mauritius. - From -


The Jewish Virtual History Tour-Mauritius __ "...The British Government had decided to take drastic steps in order to put an end to the illegal immigration, and announced the following day that the immigrants were to be deported to Mauritius, a British colony in the Indian Ocean about 1800 kilometers off the East African coast. Their fate was to be decided at the end of the war."  A history of the Jewish People and Mauritius. - illustrated - From -

The history of the Republic of Mauritius __ You will find click-to-read articles and resources about various aspects of the history of Mauritius. - From -

Mauritius Culture History and Archaeology __ "Culture history, archaeological sites, and other information related to the past of the modern country of Mauritius." - From -

Mauritius History __ "Arab traders knew of Mauritius as early as the 10th century but never stopped to settle it. Portuguese naval explorers later stumbled upon the island in the wake of Vasco de Gama's voyage around the Cape of Good Hope in 1498. Apart from introducing pesky monkeys and rats, the Portuguese did little to influence the place."  A colorful write-up of Mauritius history. - From -


Mauritius History __ "A brief history of Mauritius, including a picture of Mauritius's flag and key facts on Albania, including GDP, area, population, and life expectancy." - From Michigan State University - 

Mauritius: History __ An overview of Mauritius history along with access to a lot of additional information about the country. - From -

Mauritius History __ "After the abolition of slavery in the 1830s, Indian laborers were imported and their descendants now comprise more than two-thirds of the population. Incorporated into the British Empire, Mauritius remained a colony until 1957, when it was granted internal self-government with an electoral system based on the Westminster model."  A good general look at Mauritius history along with other information about the country. - From -


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