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The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh

A Woman in World History

The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh( )
Author: Colley, Linda
ISBN:978-0-385-72149-3
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

In this remarkable reconstruction of an eighteenth-century woman's extraordinary and turbulent life, historian Linda Colley not only tells the story of Elizabeth Marsh, one of the most distinctive travelers of her time, but also opens a window onto a radically transforming world.Marsh was conceived in Jamaica, lived in London, Gibraltar, and Menorca, visited the Cape of Africa and Rio de Janeiro, explored eastern and southern India, and was held captive at the court of the sultan of...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Travel / Africa / General
Travel / Asia / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.738 Pounds
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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