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Trespassers Forgiven : Memoirs of Imperial Service in an Age of Independence.

Author: C H Godden
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co., 2009.
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Within three decades of the end of the Second World War, the once mighty British Empire had been dismantled leaving only a few residual spots of red on the world map. This was the age of de-colonisation and Independence. "Trespassers Forgiven" offers a personal glimpse into the history of British Honduras (Belize) at this crucial period in British history. C.H. Godden examines the long road Belize travelled to  Read more...
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Godden, C.H.
Trespassers Forgiven : Memoirs of Imperial Service in an Age of Independence.
London : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C H Godden
ISBN: 9780857717511 0857717510
OCLC Number: 710975552
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages)
Contents: Illustrations; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Extract from Aldous Huxley's Beyond the Mexique Bay (1934); Map of British Settlements in the Eighteenth Century; Map of Belize (formerly British Honduras); Prologue; 1. En Route; 2. The Bung; 3. Baron Bliss; 4. It's Clean; 5. The Mosquito Shore and Other Imperial Links; 6. 806; 7. 1931 Hurricane; 8. Loaves and Fishes; 9. Eighteenth- and Nineteenth- century Characters; 10. Twentieth-century Characters; 11. Cricket: Lovely Cricket; 12. Hurricane Hattie (1); 13. Hurricane Hattie (2); 14. Hurricane Hattie (3).

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Within three decades of the end of the Second World War, the once mighty British Empire had been dismantled leaving only a few residual spots of red on the world map. This was the age of de-colonisation and Independence. "Trespassers Forgiven" offers a personal glimpse into the history of British Honduras (Belize) at this crucial period in British history. C.H. Godden examines the long road Belize travelled to eventual independence in 1981 after more than a century as a British colony. He demonstrates the very real difficulties the new government faced and how the country's progressio.

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