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Puerto Rico coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens By Luis Antonio Rodriguez Vázquez
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The most complete guide book and catalog of the coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens of Puerto Rico ever published. Replaces all previous plantation tokens catalogs of Puerto Rico ( Gould,... More > Rohers, Vaiá and Archilla). The book have 344 pages of information; dozens of photos of tokens and other historical illustrations; more than 600 tokens described. Historical information about the plantations; list of all plantations of P.R. of XIX and XX centuries; names of all the plantation owners; maverics; and fantasies.Fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Grade of rarity and actual values for all pieces.Book with an introductory text on the origin, manufacture, history,use and importance of the coffee tokens in the economic development in Puerto Rico from 1870's to 1930's.New values after 20 years of last catalog published. The best book of plantation tokens of Puerto Rico published by a expert in puertorrican numismatic.< Less
Puerto Rico coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens By Luis Antonio Rodriguez Vázquez
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The most complete guide book and catalog of the coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens of Puerto Rico ever published. Replaces all previous plantation tokens catalogs of Puerto Rico ( Gould,... More > Rohers, Vaiá and Archilla). The book have 344 pages of information; dozens of photos of tokens and other historical illustrations; more than 600 tokens described. Historical information about the plantations; list of all plantations of P.R. of XIX and XX centuries; names of all the plantation owners; maverics; and fantasies.Fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Grade of rarity and actual values for all pieces.Book with an introductory text on the origin, manufacture, history,use and importance of the coffee tokens in the economic development in Puerto Rico from 1870's to 1930's.New values after 20 years of last catalog published. The best book of plantation tokens of Puerto Rico published by a expert in puertorrican numismatic.< Less
The Sugar Baron’s Women By Jacques K. Lee
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Socialising with non-white on the sugar plantation is still anathema. Will sugar baron Philippe Antroppe dare to defy taboo and seek love from one field worker, knowing he risks losing... More > everything? This novella will transport you to a bygone age where the antagonists, some French descendants of slave owners, still live as their forebears did a century ago.< Less
MYSTERY AT SUGAR HILL By Richard D. Clagett
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Second in the series of Rick Dalton Mysteries. Rick's life as gay guest house owner at Sugar Hill Plantation in Jamaica, continues with mystery and suspense from the Inca ruins in Peru to the... More > Spanish Steps of Rome, Italy.< Less
MYSTERY AT SUGAR HILL By Richard D. Clagett
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Second in the series of Rick Dalton Mysteries. Rick's life as gay guest house owner at Sugar Hill Plantation in Jamaica, continues with mystery and suspense from the Inca ruins in Peru to the... More > Spanish Steps of Rome, Italy.< Less
The Big Grass By June C. deBoer
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A Civil War Epic ~ A classic southern “Gone With the Wind” but shorter! Journey into New Orleans 1800s, the calm before the storm of the war against slavery, North against South, and all... More > things to forever change the hearts and souls of the Old South. Slaves called the sugar cane the Big Grass. Louisiana plantations, powered by slavery, was the story of survival. Planter Jeff Lareshe, heir to the Cypresses Plantation on the Mississippi River outside New Orleans, is committed to uphold the family legacy intrusted to him. Jeff’s childhood love for the river and its ships lead him to dream that one day he would become a sea captain, an unrequited dream that haunts him throughout his life. Buried deep in his psyche, it is what troubles him when he must rely on slave labor for the plantation’s success. His beliefs and decisions create turmoil in his life, including his marriage to the beautiful Amelia Kingston, a Boston socialite who harbors aloof ideas about her duties as mistress of a big plantation.< Less
The Big Grass By June C. deBoer
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A Civil War Epic ~ A classic southern “Gone With the Wind” but shorter! Journey into New Orleans 1800s, the calm before the storm of the war against slavery, North against South, and all... More > things to forever change the hearts and souls of the Old South. Slaves called the sugar cane the Big Grass. Louisiana plantations, powered by slavery, was the story of survival. Planter Jeff Lareshe, heir to the Cypresses Plantation on the Mississippi River outside New Orleans, is committed to uphold the family legacy intrusted to him. Jeff’s childhood love for the river and its ships lead him to dream that one day he would become a sea captain, an unrequited dream that haunts him throughout his life. Buried deep in his psyche, it is what troubles him when he must rely on slave labor for the plantation’s success. His beliefs and decisions create turmoil in his life, including his marriage to the beautiful Amelia Kingston, a Boston socialite who harbors aloof ideas about her duties as mistress of a big plantation.< Less
Catálogo de las fichas de haciendas de Puerto Rico By Luis Antonio Rodriguez Vázquez
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Catalog of the plantation tokens of Puerto Rico. More than 500 types of coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens listed. Dozens of illustrations included. This is the most complete catalog of... More > puertorrican tokens published. Is a short edition of the previous book "Puerto Rico coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens" deluxe edition. Full descriptions, rarity and actual values for all tokens. Historical information about the tokens. Tokens countermarks included. The book is 6" x 9" format and 200 pages. Excellent bibliography included. The edition is full bilingual in Spanish and English. The better and most complete book about the tokens of Puerto Rico published. The author is a well known numismatic and historian from Ponce, Puerto Rico and author of several booklets and books.< Less
Catálogo de las fichas de haciendas de Puerto Rico By Luis Antonio Rodriguez Vázquez
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Catalog of the plantation tokens of Puerto Rico. More than 500 types of coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens listed. Dozens of illustrations included. This is the most complete catalog of... More > puertorrican tokens published. Is a short edition of the previous book "Puerto Rico coffee and sugar cane plantation tokens" deluxe edition. Full descriptions, rarity and actual values for all tokens. Historical information about the tokens. Tokens countermarks included. The book is 6" x 9" format and 200 pages. Excellent bibliography included. The edition is full bilingual in Spanish and English. The better and most complete book about the tokens of Puerto Rico published. The author is a well known numismatic and historian from Ponce, Puerto Rico and author of several booklets and books.< Less
A Parcel of Ribbons : Letters of the 18th Century Lee Family in London and Jamaica By Anne M Powers
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Set among the sugar plantations of Jamaica and the balls and masquerades of Georgian London the story is told by the Lee family in their own words. In 1749 thirteen year-old Robert Cooper Lee sailed... More > to Jamaica taking a parcel of ribbons for sale. When his family was left all but penniless, Robert and his brothers forged new lives in Jamaica, fathered children with women who were the descendants of slaves and supported their sister left behind in England. Robert returned to London with his family in 1771. A prominent attorney, respected throughout Jamaica and among the West Indian lobby in London, he had built a fortune that enabled his children to mix with royalty. This remarkable collection of letters tells a story of triumph against adversity, of a family that suffered sickness, bankruptcy, sudden death, a clandestine marriage and an elopement. Through it all the bonds of family endured.< Less