Wikipedia:WikiProject Guyana

WikiProject Guyana
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Welcome to WikiProject Guyana! This group was established to better organize articles on Guyana in a spirit of cooperation.

Articles maintained by this WikiProject are grouped in Category:WikiProject Guyana articles by using the Guyana=yes parameter within the {{WP South America}} template. Usage: {{WikiProject South America|Guyana=yes}}

Scope edit

This group includes within its scope all articles related to Guyana, its cities, geography, transportation, culture, history and so on. It aims to expand Wikipedia's resources on Guyana in a fair and accurate manner. All of these articles should be contained within the Category:Guyana or one of its subcategories.

Participants edit

Active members edit

To join WikiProject Guyana, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of members. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. DThomsen8 (talk) 12:40, 23 August 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  2. CaribDigita (talk) 00:36, 2 January 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  3.  mrwoogi010  Talk 15:49, 5 October 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  4. Mr. Guye (talk) (contribs)  21:04, 13 April 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  5. Ma nam is geoffrey (talk) (talk) 11:34, 6 April 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  6. Guettarda (talk · contribs) 16:10:00, 24 May 2021 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  7. Zpro1408 (talk · contribs) 15:12:33, 29 September 2022 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  8. Blakdogg (talk · contribs) 23:42:35, 12 November 2022 (UTC)  Linden and Afro-Guyanese historyReply[reply]
  9. Editingwithcoffee (talk · contribs) 22:15:54, 2 July 2023 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  10. Historyday01 (talk) 00:38, 13 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Former members edit

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Buaidh (talk · contribs) 21:13:34, 12 May 2019 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  2. Kitfox32
  3. Lorelei (talk) (user has not edited since April 2015).

Member identification edit

Members of WikiProject Guyana should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Guyana participants.

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[[Category:WikiProject Guyana participants]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject Guyana}}
 This user is a participant in
WikiProject Guyana.
linked pages
{{Template:User WP Guyana}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Guyana|invite}} linked pages

For other Guyana user templates, see Category:Guyana user templates.

Participation Needed edit

WikiProject article requests list edit

Please add new requests here.

To do list edit

Please add tasks to the list here.

Article Assessments edit

Featured articles edit

Former featured articles edit

Good articles edit

Did you know? articles edit

In the News articles edit

Assessment status edit

  • Clean up listing: Of the 1835 articles : 318 or 17% are marked for cleanup, 417 issues in total. (20 Apr. 2021)
  • Clean up listing: Of the 1836 articles : 322 or 18% are marked for cleanup, 418 issues in total. (9 May 2021)
  • Clean up listing: Of the 1844 articles : 322 or 17% are marked for cleanup, 418 issues in total. (5 Jun. 2021)

Templates edit

Please see {{WikiProject South America}} for assessment information.

Resources edit

Online Sources edit

Guyana news websites (Media list from BBC[1])

Pages of dubious quality kept for historical purpose:

Additional list of Online Sources provided by Mike Christie edit
  • "Guyana". U.S. State Department. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  • "Political and Economic History of Guyana". San Jose State University. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  • "Guyana: A Short Political History - by David Hinds". The Guyana and Caribbean Political and Cultural Center for Popular Education. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  • "Council on Hemispheric Affairs Forum: Uncharted Territory in Guyanese Legislative Elections". The Guyana and Caribbean Political and Cultural Center for Popular Education. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  • "Guyanese Politics". University of Chicago Department of Anthropology. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  • "Uncharted Territory in Guyanese Legislative Elections". Council on Hemispheric Affairs. Retrieved 30 July 2011.

Books and Sources Available from other users edit

Mike Christie has the following books, and has kindly said that members can contact him if they would like him to look something up in one or more of these sources. Please don't expect a quick turnaround however, as he is very busy at the moment...

  • Daly, Vere T. (1974). The Making of Guyana. New York: Macmillan.
  • Hope, Kemp Ronald (1985). Guyana: Politics and Development in an Emergent Socialist State. New York: Mosaic Press. ISBN 0-88962-303-1.
  • Lowenthal, David (1978). West Indian Societies. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19501559-2.
  • Henry Paget & Carl Stone (eds.) (1983). The Newer Caribbean: Decolonization, Democracy and Development. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues. ISBN 0-89727-049-5
  • Spinner, Thomas J. (1984). A Political and Social History of Guyana, 1945–1983. Boulder CO: Westview Press. ISBN 0-86531-852-2.

Lorelei has the following books - please ask away if you would like me to look anything up!

  • Ali, Arif (2008). Guyana. London: Hansib. ISBN 9781906190101.
  • Baber, Colin; Henry B Jeffrey (1986). Guyana:Politics, Economics and Society. London: Frances Printer. ISBN 0861874188.
  • Burnett, D. Graham (2000). Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography, and a British El Dorado. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0226081206.
  • Burrowes, Reynold A. (1984). The Wild Coast: An Account of Politics in Guyana. Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing. ISBN 0870730371.
  • Menezes, Mary Noel (1979). The Amerindians in Guyana 1803-73: A Documentary History. London: Frank Cass. ISBN 9780714630540.
  • McGowan, Winston (1998). The Demerara Revolt, 1823. Georgetown: Free Press. ISBN 9769500011.
  • McGowan, Winston; James G. Rose; David A. Granger (2009). Themes in African Guyanese History. London: Hansib. ISBN 9781906190187.
  • Schomburgk, Robert H. (1840). A Description of British Guiana. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Company.
  • Whitehead, Neil L. (1988). Lords of the Tiger Spirit: A History of the Caribs in Colonial Venezuela and Guyana 1498-1820. Dordrecht: Foris Publications. ISBN 9067652407.
  • Williams, Brackette F. (1991). Stains on my Name, War in my Veins: Guyana and the Politics of Cultural Struggle. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-1119-4.

Resource Exchange edit

If you know of a source that you would like to use but are unable to get hold of, try contacting volunteers at Wikipedia's Resource Exchange Project.