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Cuba and Porto Rico : with the other islands of the West Indies : their topography, climate, flora, products, industries, cities, people, political conditions, etc.

Collection Data

Names
Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941 (Author)
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899 (Inferred)
Place: New York
Publisher: Century
Edition: Rev. and enl.
Issuance: monographic
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 917.29-H (Hill, Robert Thomas. Cuba and Porto Rico)
Topics
West Indies, British -- Description and travel
Puerto Rico -- Description and travel
Cuba -- Description and travel
Genres
Books
Photographs
Illustrations
Notes
Content: ch. 1. The geographic relations of the West Indies -- ch. 2. The West Indian waters -- ch. 3. Classification of the West Indian islands -- ch. 4. The Great Antilles -- ch. 5. The Island of Cuba -- ch. 6. Climate, flora, and fauna -- ch. 7. Health and sanitation -- ch. 8. Geographical subdivisions -- ch. 9. The resources of the island -- ch. 10. Commerce and transformation -- ch. 11. The people of Cuba -- ch. 12. Cuban cities: Havana -- ch. 13. Other Cuban cities -- ch. 14. The future of the island -- ch. 15. Porto Rico: Situation and physical features -- ch. 16. History and administration -- ch. 17. Transportation, agriculture, industry, and commerce -- ch. 18. The people -- ch. 19. Cities of Porto Rico -- ch. 20. Jamaica -- ch. 21. Jamaica (continued) -- ch. 22. Jamaica (continued) -- ch. 23. The island of Santo Domingo -- ch. 24. The Republic of San Domingo -- ch. 25. The Republic of Haiti -- ch. 26. The Bahamas -- ch. 27. The Lesser Antilles -- ch. 28. The Virgin Islands and St. Croix -- ch. 29. The Caribbee Islands -- ch. 30. The volcanic Caribbees -- ch. 31. The islands of Guadeloupe and Dominica -- ch. 32. The island of Martinique -- ch. 33. St. Lucia, St. Vincent, The Grenadines, and Grenada -- ch. 34. The South American islands -- ch. 35. Barbados -- ch. 36. Geological features of the West Indies -- ch. 37. Race problems in the West Indies -- ch. 38. The future of the West Indies -- Appendices: 1. Cuba since the war ; 2. Table of distances between towns in Cuba ; 3. Islands attached to the government of Porto Rico ; 4. Government and resources of Porto Rico ; 5. Rainfall in San Juan, Porto Rico ; 6. Table of distances between principal cities in Porto Rico ; 7. Railway stations in Porto Rico -- Index.
Physical Description
Extent: Xxx, 447 p., [86] leaves of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR4218052-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11722290
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1121f50-c6e0-012f-1ebd-58d385a7bc34
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