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Here are some suggestions for books about life in Barbados.
1 - Growing Up Stupid under the Union Jack.
-Pigtails and Breadfruit stories and recipes.
- Polished Hoe.
By Austin Clarke .
2- In The Castle Of My Skin .
By George Lamming
1- Cadogan Guide to The Caribbean and Bahamas .
By James Henderson
2- Historic Churches of Barbados .
By H.Fraser and B.Hill.
3 -A - Z Of Barbados Heritage .
By S Carrington, H. Fraser and J. Gilmore.
By Roger Labrucherie.
5 - Parish Behind God's Back - a changing rural culture in Barbados.
By G Gmelch and S Gmelch.
Should you have any academic interest in reading about the history of Barbados then look at the following for general background and specfic material
- Richard Dunn " Sugar and Slaves."
-Parry and Sherlock " Caribbean History " .
Also there are a few publications about " The History of Barbados " these authors listed here have written over hundreds of years on this topic
- Ronald Tree .
- Richard Ligon .
- Richard Schomburgk.
and the latest " History of Barbados" by Professor Hilary Beckles .
Ins and Outs of Barbados - An online magazine with an enormous amount of information about Barbados. It will answer your many questions about what to see & do in Barbados
"The Barbadian Rum Shop"- by Peter Laurie