McGregor, D. F. M; Barker, David
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Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
A geographical focus for environment and development in the Caribbean
Barker, David; McGregor, D. F. M.
Environment and development in the Caribbean: Geographical perspectives
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The Press, University of the West Indies
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Introduction outlining three areas in which a geographical perspective is important for the Caribbean region: economic development and its geographical context; environmental risk and environmental change; and human impacts on island environments. Indicates useful research contributions made by geographers in each of these areas. Discusses the rationale for the inaugural British-Caribbean Geography Seminar, which was held in Kingston, Jamaica in 1992. The essays in the volume, based on a selection of papers presented at that conference, are introduced briefly.....