The West Indies and the Spanish Main

The West Indies and the Spanish Main

by James Rodway
     
 

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"[...]history is almost a blank sheet. Few know .anything about the beautiful islands or the grand forests of the mainland. Even the discovery of gold in Guiana, which goes to confirm the reports of Ralegh, three centuries ago, is only known to a few. Ruin and desolation have fallen upon them since the peace of 1815 and the emancipation. Even the negro-the proté… See more details below

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"[...]history is almost a blank sheet. Few know .anything about the beautiful islands or the grand forests of the mainland. Even the discovery of gold in Guiana, which goes to confirm the reports of Ralegh, three centuries ago, is only known to a few. Ruin and desolation have fallen upon them since the peace of 1815 and the emancipation. Even the negro-the protégé of the benevolent-is no longer the object of interest he once was. Cane sugar is being gradually ousted by that from the beet, and hardly anything has been done to replace its cultivation by[...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781505582161
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/27/2015
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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