Travel, Trade and Power in the Atlantic, 1765-1884

Travel, Trade and Power in the Atlantic, 1765-1884

by Betty Wood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521823129

ISBN-13: 9780521823128

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first part of this anthology of historical documents contains the correspondence of Simon Taylor, 1765-1775, on the management of the Jamaican estates of British M.P. Chaloner Arcedekne. It constitutes the most important collection of private correspondence on the political history of Jamaica in the period. The second part describes three voyages made by John

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The first part of this anthology of historical documents contains the correspondence of Simon Taylor, 1765-1775, on the management of the Jamaican estates of British M.P. Chaloner Arcedekne. It constitutes the most important collection of private correspondence on the political history of Jamaica in the period. The second part describes three voyages made by John Chandler Langdon to Africa in the early 1880s. It provides a picture of sealife and Bristol's merchants in the African trade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823128
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Camden Fifth Series, #19
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Editorial Note; The Letters of Simon Taylor of Jamaica to Chaloner Arcedekne, 1765–1775; Three Voyages to the West Coast of Africa, 1881–1884 by J. C. Langdon; Index.

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