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history of the island of Dominica containing a description of its situation, extent, climate, mountains, rivers, natural productions, &c. &c.; together with an account of the civil government, trade, laws, customs, and manners of the different inhabitants of that island, its conquest by the French, and restoration to the British dominions by Atwood, Thomas

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Published by Printed for J. Johnson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Dominica,
  • France,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- Dominica -- Early works to 1800,
  • Slavery -- Dominica -- Early works to 1800,
  • Dominica -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
  • Dominica -- History -- Early works to 1800,
  • Dominica -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800,
  • Dominica -- Foreign relations -- France -- Early works to 1800,
  • France -- Foreign relations -- Dominica -- Early works to 1800,
  • Dominica -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Dominica -- Early works to 1800

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Atwood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF2051 .A88
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6916921M
LC Control Number02013775
OCLC/WorldCa4447873

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