1766, A Year of Risks For Martinique #3/3 The Tidal Wave And The Earthquake of September

tanlistwa, gravure, vue de Fort-Royal, XVIIIe siècle

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.

1766, a Year of Risks For Martinique #2/3 The Hurricane of August

tanlistwa, gravure, vue de Fort-Royal, XVIIIe siècle

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.

1766, a Year of Risks For Martinique #1/3 The Fort-Royal Fire in May

tanlistwa, gravure, vue de Fort-Royal, XVIIIe siècle

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.

Marie Françoise Rose Le Chevalier de Longueil, married at 11 years and 18 days

tanlistwa, Mariage de Louis de France, duc de Bourgogne, et de Marie-Adélaïde de Savoie

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.

Père Labat Recipes # 3 The Pimentade (sauce-chien)

tanlistwa, piment, pimentade, sauce-chien

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].

[on Symbole amitié] Database « Minutes notariales de Saint-Pierre »

Today, I present you the database "Minutes notariales de Saint-Pierre", a new resource very useful for researchers and full of perspectives for genealogy.

Père Labat Recipes # 1 Food and Fasting

tanlistwa, Menu de maigre et ustensiles de cuisine par Jean Siméon Chardin, 1731, peinture à l'huile

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.

Revisit the Domaine de La Pagerie

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.

French Board Games on Caribbean #2

Today, I'm going to talk to you about French board games to get to know our Caribbean better!

The Trial of Emilie (1776-1806) in 1806

tanlistwa, 1880, ancienne cuisine de La Pagerie, Trois-Ilets, Martinique

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.

French Prejudice of Colour #6/6 In The Lives of People

tanlistwa, peinture,représentant Joseph, portrait de trois-quart, son regard semble perdu au loin, il porte une chemise blanche surmontée d'une verste bleur avec épaulette rouge

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.

French Prejudice of Colour #5/6 Its legal expression (c)

tanlistwa, peinture, portrait d'une femme noire de côté, portant une chemise blanche à bouton fermé au cou par une broche sombre, elle porte une coiffe de tissus

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.

French Prejudice of Colour #4/6 Its Legal Expression (b)

tanlistwa, peinture,en forme de médaillon, portrait de trois-quart d'un jeune homme noir portant une boucle d'oreille en or

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.

French Prejudice of Colour #3/6 Its Legal Expression (a)

tanlistwa, extrait d'une peinture montrant le portrait d'une femme noire, de face, regardant le peintre, elle est coiffée d'un madras, porte des boucles d'oreille ronde rouge, elle a une chemise blanche

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.

French Prejudice of Colour #2/6 The Stereotypical Image of Blacks

tanlistwa, peinture sur fond sombre représentant un jeune garçon noir de face, visage rond et jonflue, regardant vers le peintre, il porte une chemise claire simple, surmontée d'une étoffe sombre, il semble sourire légèrement

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.

The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #3/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (b)

Tanlista, photographie en noir et blanc représentant sur 3 rangées des infirmiers et infirmières noires posant contre un mur, premier rang assis au sol, le second sur un banc, le dernier debout. Ils portent un uniformes blancs, robes pour les femmes, parfois surmonté d'un tablier sombre

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.

The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #2/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (a)

Tanlistwa, gravure représentant des blanchisseuses ou Lavandièresau bord d'une rivière, l'une rince son linge dans la rivière, une autre le frotte au bord de la rivière, une troisième l'étend à sécher dans un arbre, à côté un panier de vannerie contient du linge, un homme ou garçon qui semble être nu est debout dans la rivière de l'eau au niveau des cheville, il tient un baton et porte un chapeau

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.

Bumidom Story : Péyi an nou of Jessica Oublié and Marie-Ange Rousseau

Tanlistwa, couverture de la bande dessiné, Péyi an nou, représentant une plage des Antilles avec des traces de pas, la mer bleue lisse et en fond comme émergeant à l'horizon de la brume telle une île lointaine la ville de Paris en gris symbolisé par la tour Eiffel et l'arc de triomphe.

today, I'm talking to you about comics and French nugget: Péyi an nou, which tells the story of Bumidom and the movement of thousands of French Caribbean people to hexagonal France between 1963 and 1982..

The repeal of the prejudice of colour in the 1830s

tanlistwa, à gauche il y a un détail de la peinture la famille métisse de Le Mazurier, à droite une page d'u journal officiel déclarant l'abrogation du préjugé de couleur.

Today, I talk to you about the legal prejudice of colour, but above all about its removal; because with it, it is my subject of study that disappears from official documents!