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The Memoirs of Pere Labat, 1693-1705 : First English Translation - Bertilla Jean-Baptiste

The Memoirs of Pere Labat, 1693-1705

First English Translation

Hardcover Published: 19th June 1970
ISBN: 9780714619408
Number Of Pages: 262

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During his stay in the West Indies as a Dominican missionary, pere Labat was able to observe buccaneers and their ships. His adventures in this turbulent period are varied, but it is in the descriptions of the lives of the different races that the value of his memoirs resides.

The departure from France
the voyage to Martinique
filibusters
Pere Romanet and two ladies
Pere XXX
a murder and its punishment
a picnic
slaves, agents and interlopers
the diablotin
a plantation feud
Carib Indians
a Carib carbet
Dominica Caribs
voyage to Barbados - Grenada, St. Vincent and St. Lucia
voyage to San Domingo - St. Kitts - Pere Cabasson's monkey
contraband
hunters
capture of Labat by Spaniards
St. Thomas
Saba
General Codrington
a commis du domaine
Captain Daniel - pirate
two incidents in the fighting at Guadeloupe
l'abbe Signier
Captain Daniel - filibuster
Labat's departure from Martinique and arrival at Cadiz
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ISBN: 9780714619408
ISBN-10: 071461940X
Series: Cass Library of West Indian Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 262
Published: 19th June 1970
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1