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8 edition of The new Jamaica found in the catalog.

The new Jamaica

describing the island, explaining its conditions of life and growth and discussing its mercantile relations and potential importance; adding somewhat in relation to those matters which directly interest the tourist and the health seeker.

by Edgar Mayhew Bacon

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Published by Kingston, A. W. Gardner in New York, Walbridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Jamaica -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Edgar Mayhew Bacon and Eugene Murray Aaron. Illustrated by the authors after original sketches and from photographs taken by Dr. Jas. Johnstone and others.
      ContributionsMurray-Aaron, Eugene, 1852-1941.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1871 .B12
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 243 p.
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6916083M
      LC Control Number02011585
      OCLC/WorldCa1422768

        As a Jamaican travelogue, the book will spellbind as it is really a tour de force of gritty observational writing. Banks obviously harbours a deep love for Jamaica and a well-earned respect for the raw power of Jah Rastafari as expereinced through Reviews: 8. Richard Hughes's celebrated short novel is a masterpiece of concentrated narrative. Its dreamlike action begins among the decayed plantation houses and overwhelming natural abundance of late nineteenth-century Jamaica, before moving out onto the high seas, as Hughes tells the story of a group of children thrown upon the mercy of a crew of down-at-the-heel pirates.

      Some of the books written by Jamaican authors have made it to the screen and many have been used in the classrooms as a collection of short stories and poems in Literature both in the Jamaica and other Caribbean nations. A History of Jamaica from Its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year Including an Account of Its Trade and Agriculture; Sketches of the Manners, Habits, and Customs of All Classes of Its Inhabitants; and a Narrative of the Progress of Religion and Education in the Island By W. J. Gardner Frank Cass,

        Kincaid's new novel, "The Autobiography of My Mother" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), may be her most accomplished yet. Set on the island of Dominica in the West Indies, the novel charts the wide. Welcome to the real Jamaica; to the S Hotel where your guest suite is an entrée into Jamaican lifestyle. In the center of the Hip Strip and overlooking Jamaica’s famed Doctor’s Cave beach, the brand new, stylish S Hotel is the ultimate trendsetting hotspot positioned to put the resort city of Montego Bay back on the map among cultural connoisseurs.5/ TripAdvisor reviews.


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