This series published by the Foreign and Colonial Offices of the British Government since 1820’s includes telegrams, letters, treaties and other documents that were marked “Confidential Print” and were circulated to officials in the Foreign Office, Cabinet and heads of British missions abroad. Selected annual reports, diplomatic dispatches, profiles of important military and political personalities, meeting minutes, economic analyses and political summaries are also available.
This series covers the whole of South and Central America, along with the non-British islands of the Caribbean from the 1820’s until the 1960’s. The topics include history, diplomatic relations, political movements, industrial development, commerce, urbanization, war and revolutions, slavery, immigration, territorial changes, and relations with indigenous peoples.
Provides online access to many primary sources along with selected secondary sources on the region. Included are monographs, manuscripts, maps, diaries, reports, journal and newspaper articles dating from the colonial period to the present day.