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The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh

A Woman in World History

The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh( )
Author: Colley, Linda
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

From the author of 'Britons', the story of the exceptional life of the intrepid Elizabeth Marsh, caught up in trade, imperialism, war, exploration, migration, growing maritime reach, and new ideas. Linda Colley's new book breaks the boundaries between biography, family stories and global history.This is a book about a world in a life. An individual lost to history, Elizabeth Marsh (1735-85) travelled farther, and was more intimately affected by developments across the globe, than the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Travel / Africa / General
Travel / Asia / General
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.9 x 24 cm
Book Weight:0.712 Kilograms
Author Biography
Colley, Linda (Author)
Linda Colley was professor of history at yale University from 1982-1997 when she accepted an appointment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has just accepted a position as professor of history at Princeton which will begin in the Fall of 2003.

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