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Descritor em português: Jamaica
Descritor em inglês: Jamaica
Descritor em espanhol: Jamaica
Descritor em francês: Jamaïque
Código(s) hierárquico(s): Z01.107.084.900.525
Z01.639.880.525
Identificador Único RDF: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007563
Nota de escopo: An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies. Its capital is Kingston. It was discovered in 1494 by Columbus and was a Spanish colony 1509-1655 until captured by the English. Its flourishing slave trade was abolished in the 19th century. It was a British colony 1655-1958 and a territory of the West Indies Federation 1958-62. It achieved full independence in 1962. The name is from the Arawak Xaymaca, rich in springs or land of springs. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p564 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p267)
Nota de indexação: an island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies
Qualificadores permitidos: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
Identificador DeCS: 7732
ID do descritor: D007563
Documentos indexados na Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde (BVS): Clique aqui para acessar os documentos da BVS
Data de estabelecimento: 01/01/1966
Data de entrada: 01/01/1999
Data de revisão: 03/07/2012
Jamaica - Conceito preferido
Identificador do conceito M0011820
Nota de escopo An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies. Its capital is Kingston. It was discovered in 1494 by Columbus and was a Spanish colony 1509-1655 until captured by the English. Its flourishing slave trade was abolished in the 19th century. It was a British colony 1655-1958 and a territory of the West Indies Federation 1958-62. It achieved full independence in 1962. The name is from the Arawak Xaymaca, rich in springs or land of springs. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p564 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p267)
Termo preferido Jamaica



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