This informative, well-illustrated guide by a well known historian and travel writer, covers the geology, history and culture of the Cayman islands and people. Cayman Sites and Insights also provides tips about the best places to visit for travellers interested in eco and heritage sites.
Pirates of Cayman by Marina Carter is the only book available about piracy and privateering in the Cayman Islands.
Some of history’s most famous mariners visited these islands.
Among these were Sir Francis Drake, Sir Henry Morgan and the pirate/naturalist William Dampier.
European seafarers turned the Cayman Islands into an important pirate and privateering base in the Caribbean
Women and Indenture offers a unique insight into the experiences of Indian women migrants under the indenture system which operated from the 1840s until the early 20th century.
The largest recipient of Indian indentured migrants was Mauritius, where a majority of the population are today descended from these labourers.