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A Parcel of Ribbons

  • Couverture cartonnée
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Texte du rabat Set among the sugar plantations of Jamaica and the balls and masquerades of Georgian London the story is told by th... Lire la suite
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Set among the sugar plantations of Jamaica and the balls and masquerades of Georgian London the story is told by the Lee family in their own words.
In 1749 thirteen year-old Robert Cooper Lee sailed to Jamaica taking a parcel of ribbons for sale. When his family was left all but penniless, Robert and his brothers forged new lives in Jamaica, fathered children with women who were the descendants of slaves and supported their sister left behind in England.
Robert returned to London with his family in 1771. A prominent attorney, respected throughout Jamaica and among the West Indian lobby in London, he had built a fortune that enabled his children to mix with royalty.
This remarkable collection of letters tells a story of triumph against adversity, of a family that suffered sickness, bankruptcy, sudden death, a clandestine marriage and an elopement. Through it all the bonds of family endured.

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Titre: A Parcel of Ribbons
Sous-titre: Letters of the 18th Century Lee Family in London and Jamaica
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Code EAN: 9781105809743
ISBN: 1105809749
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 374
Poids: 549g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T22mm
Année: 2012

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