The West Indies

United States, 1958

Film
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Episode of Series “Geography of the Americas”.
Discusses the varied population, terrain, resources and opportunities for economic growth of the West Indies, modern trends toward industry, and traditions of large plantations and small farms raising a large variety of semi-tropical crops.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:25:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30327

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Economic aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Crops and soils

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farming

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Plantations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → West Indies

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Vegetation and climate

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Agriculture - Economic aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Population

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Places → West Indies

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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