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A Voyage to the Islands Madera -Page xlvii

A Voyage to the Islands Madera -Page xlvii

Author: Sloane, Hans

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1707

Shelfmark: 38.f.4 Volume 1

Item number: Page xlvii

Length: 38

Width: 30.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

Extract from the introduction to Sir Hans Sloane?s ?A Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, St. Christophers, and Jamaica?.? Here Sloane describes the different inhabitants of the island of Jamaica, and includes information on the clothing, dress, musical traditions, and rituals of death and burial of the African peoples enslaved on the plantations.

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