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Belize (World Bibliographical Series) by Peggy Wright

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However, by the Convention of London in 1786 the permitted region was extended to include an area as far south as the Sibún River and expanded to include mahogany as well as logwood. A final attempt to dislodge the British took place in 1798 at the Battle of St. George's Caye, when troops under the command of the Captain-General of Yucatán, Arturo O'Neill, attempted to dislodge the settlers. But they got no closer than Caye Chapel. Lacking knowledge of Belizean waters they broke off the attack after sustaining a large number of casualties.

PEGGY WRIGHT BRIAN E. COUTTS BOWLING GREEN JUNE 1993 Page 1 The Country and Its People 1 Adventure guide to Belize. Harry S. Pariser. Edison, New Jersey: Hunter Publishing, 1991. 288p. maps. bibliog. This is one of several adventure guidebooks written by Pariser on Central American countries. They follow a similar format and are designed for travellers seeking great beaches and more rugged adventures. Pariser describes Belize's flora and fauna, and nature and marine reserves. He also provides a brief discussion of the government and the economy.

Bliss and J. A. Rigg 52 Puerto Rico, Elena E. Cevallos 53 Namibia, Stanley Schoeman and Elna Schoeman 54 Tanzania, Colin Darch 55 Jordan, Ian J. Seccombe 56 Kuwait, Frank A. Clements 57 Brazil, Solena V. Bryant 58 Israel, Esther M. Snyder (preliminary compilation E. Kreiner) 59 Romania, Andrea Deletant and Dennis Deletant 60 Spain, Graham J. Shields 61 Atlantic Ocean, H. G. R. King 62 Canada, Ernest Ingles 63 Cameroon, Mark W. DeLancey and Peter J. Schraeder 64 Malta, John Richard Thackrah 65 Thailand, Michael Watts 66 Austria, Denys Salt with the assistance of Arthur Farrand Radley 67 Norway, Leland B.

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