Fire of part of the city in May, hurricane in August, tidal wave and earthquake in September. I report to you what the archives tell us about these events of 1766, a black year for the city of Foyal and its inhabitants, but also for the whole island. Today, in this last episode, I tell you about the tidal wave of 18 September and the earthquake of 19 September.
Fire of part of the city in May, hurricane in August, tidal wave and earthquake in September. I report to you what the archives tell us about these events of 1766, a black year for the city of Foyal and its inhabitants, but also for the whole island. For this second part, we are interested in the violent hurricane that devastated the island during the night of 13 to 14 August, leaving families in mourning and in fear of famine.
Fire of part of the city in May, hurricane in August, tidal wave and earthquake in September. I report to you what the archives tell us about these events of 1766, a black year for the city of Foyal and its inhabitants, but also for the whole island. For the first of the three episodes, I am interested in the fire that broke out in the night of 19 to 20 May in the town of Fort-Royal, leaving an entire neighbourhood in ashes.
I don't know where to start. How do you find a sympathetic catchphrase to tell the story of an 11-year-old's girl marriage? Today, with a knot in my stomach, I tell you about Marie Françoise Rose.
Today, I propose you to see the pimentade, whose heir is a classic of our seasonings in the French Caribbean, today called sauce-chien [dog-sauce].
Today, I propose to you to see the recipes of the hot chocolate, drink so appreciated in the Caribbean.
I found a little gem. I'm talking to you today about Des vies de combat — Femmes, noires et libres [Lives of Struggle - Women, Black and Free] by associate professor Audrey Celestine.
Today, I present you the database "Minutes notariales de Saint-Pierre", a new resource very useful for researchers and full of perspectives for genealogy.
Today, since we are in the season of Lent, I propose paradoxically - Labat being rather a worshipper of good food - to start this series on the question of fasting. On the menu: manatee, iguana, diablotin, coffee, tea and chocolate.
Today, through the example of La Pagerie, I would like to talk to you about what goes on behind the scenes of the profession and to show you how scientific research can support museums, historical monuments and other cultural spaces to give meaning to the development of their collections and their heritage.
Today, I'm going to talk to you about French board games to get to know our Caribbean better!
Today, I wanted to share a singular story about the Domaine de La Pagerie: the trial in June 1806 of Émilie, enslaved, for attempted poisoning of his mistress.
Today, I suggest you read Gisèle Pineau's Frencn novelMes quatre femmes between historical memory, genealogy and literature.
100 words for a life: portrait of Vayaboury, my ancestor from India.
Today, I would like to share with you some excerpts from archives that touched me, as glimpses into the lives of free people of colour and the weight of colour prejudice for them.
Today I continue the study of the prejudice of colour with the measures seeking to control the development of the group of Free People of Colour and those that segregated and discriminated against them.
Today, I'm going to talk to you about the various measures taken against free people of colour who coerced them in their daily lives.
Today, I would like to talk about the construction of the prejudice of colour from a legal point of view, by focusing on the emergence of the free people of colour as a legal group and by contextualizing the legal expression of the prejudice in relation to the society of order in the Kingdom of France.
Today I am talking about the image of the Black man, because it has fed not only social attitudes, but also legislative decisions, constituting colour prejudice, at the highest levels of the state.
Today, the first episode of a series on prejudice of color; I explain the concept of racist system.
Today, I want to talk briefly about a blacksmith shop in the city of Fort-de-France in the 1830s and the enslaved urban blacksmiths who worked there.
Today, I am talking about the enslaved apothecaries, assistant surgeons and nurses who helped care for the sick at the Fort-Royal hospital, a paramedical activity that was not very common in the colonial and slave-owning society of the 18th century.
Today, I will continue the history of the Fort-Royal Hospital and tell you in detail about the men and women, enslaved, who served the sick at the end of the 18th century.
Today, I am speaking to you about the military hospital of Fort-de-France, its project at the end of the 17th century and its laborious construction in the 18th century.