Jamaica the Land (Lands) (Paperback)

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Described in tourist brochures as a land of white sand beaches, sun, and surf, Jamaica is also a mountainous island with green forests, trickling streams, and modern cities. Beautiful color photos depict the island's tropical beauty, busy cities, and back-country villages. Other topics include: - The history of the word Jamaica (land of wood and water in the Taino language) - How Jamaica was formed from volcanic eruptions - The varied landscapes of Jamaica: The Great Morass, the Royal Palm Reserve, and the Blue mountains - Jamaica's history and people and the early sugar plantations, to coffee growing, rum making, bauxite mining.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780778796985
ISBN-10: 0778796981
Publisher: Crabtree Classics
Publication Date: October 31st, 2002
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Lands