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Formerly known as the Dutch West Indies and Netherlands West Indies, they are divided into two groups.
Netherlands Antilles The World Factbook 2008
The territory, once called the Dutch West Indies, became the semi-autonomous Netherlands Antilles in 1954.
BBC News - Home 2010
Author's Bio: Manfred Wolf grew up in the Netherlands and in the Dutch West Indies, and came to the U.S. at seventeen.
Manfred Wolf grew up in the Netherlands and in the Dutch West Indies, and came to the U.S. at seventeen.
In 1635, the Dutch West Indies company hired a special overseer to supervise the work of "the Negroes belonging to the company."
History of American Women Maggiemac 2008
Spain, Italy, Portugal, and the British and Dutch West Indies; during the war, on account of ship shortage, they were confined chiefly to the
At Maracaibo it is taken by ocean vessel, which either carries it direct to New York or to Curaçao, Dutch West Indies, where it is transhipped to steamers plying between New York and Curaçao.
All About Coffee 1909
Falmouth to Calcutta in 113 days; and in 1828, the Curacoa made the voyage between Holland and the Dutch West Indies.
Men of Invention and Industry Samuel Smiles 1858
The other books on the shortlist included "Snowdrops," by A.D. Miller, a debut crime novel of greed, murder and morality in Moscow; "Pigeon English," by Stephen Kelman, a novel that examines issues of urban poverty and violence from the perspective of a charming, inquisitive child in a London housing project; and "Jamrach's Menagerie" by Carol Birch, an atmospheric historical novel that follows two boys on a sea expedition to the Dutch West Indies.
NYT > Home Page By JULIE BOSMAN 2011
MANUEL CARLOS PIAR, Venezuelan general and rival of Bolívar, was born in Curaçao, Dutch West Indies.
World’s Great Men of Color J. A. Rogers 1947