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A Black woman's odyssey through Russia and Jamaica : the narrative of Nancy Prince

Author: Nancy Prince
Publisher: New York : M. Wiener Pub. : Distributed to the Book trade by the Talman Co., 1990.
Series: Topics in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The reader follows the author's experiences of Russia - experiencing local customs, the St. Petersburg flood and the Decembrist revolt - to her time in Jamaica as a missonary to the newly emancipated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Prince, Nancy, b. 1799.
Black woman's odyssey through Russia and Jamaica.
New York : M. Wiener Pub. : Distributed to the book trade by the Talman Co., 1990
(OCoLC)555622389
Named Person: Nancy Prince; Nancy Prince
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Prince
ISBN: 1558760199 9781558760196
OCLC Number: 20529364
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince. Boston : N. Prince, 1850.
Description: xxvii, 93 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: A sketch of the early life of Nancy Prince --
Marriage, and voyage to Russia --
Mr. Prince --
Manners and customs of the Russians --
The events that took place during nine years' residence in St. Petersburg --
Her voyage home --
Her voyage and business to the West Indies --
Her errand home, and success --
Her return back, and state of things at that time --
Description of the country --
Embarkment again home, and deception of the captain --
Cast away at Key West --
Arrival at New Orleans, --scenes witnessed while there --
Departure from New Orleans, and arrival at New York.
Series Title: Topics in world history.
Other Titles: Narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince
Responsibility: introduction by Ronald G. Walters.

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