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THE PRISONER OF MIGRATION By Sam Lingayah
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The Prisoner of Migration is an autobiographical novel, informed by the author’s expertise on Mauritian migration. The author’s researches have trawled deep into the oasis of the... More > respondents’ varied colonial cultural heritages striving to explore the factors that have contributed to their paralysis of indecision. This pursuit has unavoidably led him to find clarification by delving into the history of Mauritius, beginning from the Dutch occupation in 1598 to the French colonisation in 1715 and the surrender of Île de France to Britain in 1810. The analytical approach is eclectic, supported by colonial documents and studies as well as information from books and news media. The exposure of African slaves and Indian indentured labourers and their successors to the crucible of the melting pot of the varied cultural legacies seems to have resulted in a Mauritian population that V.S. Naipaul has defined as a ‘manufactured people’.< Less
Royal Navy Football By Paul Kent
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Information on the football teams of HMS Mauritius in 1965
Royal Navy Football By Paul Kent
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Information on the football teams of HMS Mauritius in 1965
Free:Mauritian-manga-collection By Manga factory
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This is our contribution for Free comic book day. This is a collection of manga made by Mauritian artists, including preview or original short story for the event. Please enjoy and don't forget to... More > follow the artists online and support them. Bonne lecture< Less
Close to Flowers By Pascal Lagesse
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This book features a collection of macro-photos of flowers. It contains no texts. Enjoy your voyage in a world of colors, textures and exquisite forms.
Close to Flowers By Pascal Lagesse
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This book features a collection of macro-photos of flowers. It contains no texts. Enjoy your voyage in a world of colors, textures and exquisite forms.
Their Destiny in Natal - The Story of a Colonial Family of the Indian Ocean By Georges Védie
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In 1877 Hippolyte and Pauline Lavoipierre arrived at the British Colony of Natal in South Africa. With limited capital and some experience gained in Mauritius Hippolyte set about establishing himself... More > as a sugar planter in the Inanda District, then the developing agricultural heart of the colony. They also came burdened with a number of family secrets. This book examines the couple’s complex Franco-Mauritian backgrounds from their origins in France, their grandfathers and fathers experiences in the various colonies of India, Mauritius and the Seychelles and their own struggle to make a success of their lives in Natal. It examines the roles of trade, slavery and indentured labour in their ventures and in the development of 19th century Mauritius and Natal. The surprising disregard of conventions in conservative colonial societies, the financial risks of plantation agriculture and the hidden issue of miscegenation come to light through the experiences of a particular family.< Less
The Sea Wolves 1795 – 1810 - The Great Game By Eugene M.A. Baikoff
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In the final instalment in the story of Yves de Kergouat, he moves his family and business to Goa to avoid persecution as aristocracy, by the French Revolutionaries. His daughter, Andréa, sets... More > up a school for spies to help their friends in Mangalore, and she becomes entwined in intrigues with the British.< Less
Planet Earth - A Boon for Mankind By Narain Appasawmy
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Introduction - World Wars I and II. Reflexions on Planet Earth. A boon for the Human Species. A novel about a love story between Bangalore and Watford - conclusion: violence in Nature
The Global Campaign Volume 1 By David Sivier
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History of slavery and the slave trade in the British Empire from its beginnings up to abolition in 1838

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