The West Indies and the Spanish Main

The West Indies and the Spanish Main

by Anthony Trollope


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Trollope (1815-82) was an English novelist of the Victorian era whose best-known work is the series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire. He also wrote numerous other novels on political, social and gender issues and other topical matters. In addition to his writing, Trollope had a long career within the Post Office and in 1858 undertook one of several foreign missions, this time to the West Indies. This work, first published in 1859, gives an account of his observations of life in the Caribbean and Central America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783732635825
Publisher: Outlook Verlag
Publication date: 04/07/2018
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was one of the most successful, prolific, and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-known books collectively comprise the Chronicles of Barsetshire series, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire and includes the books The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, and others. Trollope wrote nearly 50 novels in all, in addition to short stories, essays, and plays.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory; 2. Jamaica - town; 3. Jamaica - country; 4. Jamaica - black men; 5. Jamaica - coloured men; 6. Jamaica - white men; 7. Jamaica - sugar; 8. Jamaica - Emperor Soulouque; 9. Jamaica - government; 10. Cuba; 11. The passage of the Windward Islands; 12. British Guiana; 13. Barbados; 14. Trinidad; 15. St Thomas; 16. New Granada, and the Isthmus of Panama; 17. Central America - Panama to San José; 18. Central America - Costa Rica - San José; 19. Central America - Costa Rica - Mount Irazu; 20. Central America - San José to Greytown; 21. Central America - railways, canals, and transit; 22. The Bermudas; 23. Conclusion.

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