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Jamaica Coat of Arms

Rice and Beans : A Unique Dish in a Hundred Places

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...Jamaica had a coat of arms three hundred years before it acquired its own flag and the associated trappings of a modern nation-state. Granted in 1661, soon after the island became an English colony, Jamaica’s coat of arms had at its center...


Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 2 : The Americas

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview Jamaica is a Caribbean island located about 90 miles south of Cuba. It is the third-largest island in the Caribbean and exhibits beautiful natural features such as world-famous coastal lowlands...