Kingston, Jamaica

Mapping Urbanization and Social Change

Maroons

In 1655, Englishmen William Penn and General Robert Venables took the last Spanish fort in Jamaica, forced them off the island, and claimed it as the property of England. The … Continue reading

August 19, 2012

Urban Growth and Town Expansion

Between 1921 and 1943 the East Indian population grew from 1,700 to 4,000 and 43% increase. The Chinese immigrant population increased from 1.3% to 2.6%.(Clarke, 2006, p. 59) During the … Continue reading

August 18, 2012