History - Jamaica

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Embassy of Jamaica in Washington D.C.
The official website of the Embassy of Jamaica provides a detailed overview of the island including history, geography, politics, economy, education, music, sport, culture and heritage, arts, communication, demographics and exports and imports.
History
Discover Jamaica
Published by the Gleaner, the largest Jamaican daily newspaper, Discover Jamaica offers this excellent chronological history of Jamaica. It is a detailed, comprehensive history of the island-nation.
1494 - 16921808 - 18651962 - 19711692 - 17821866 - 19131972 - 19831783 - 18071914 - 19621984 - 1993
BBC
The BBC provides a wide range of distinctive programmes and services for everyone, free of commercial interests and political bias. A chronology of key events in the history of Jamaica from 1494 to present day.
Timeline: Jamaica
De Website on Jamaica
This site is created by a group of Jamaica-enthusiastes from the island and the United States. It provides excellent, visually pleasing information from people who obviously love Jamaica.
Brief HistoryDates In HistoryNational Heroes
globalEDGE
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
History of Jamaica