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.
For once, I'm talking about the background of the profession and an ambitious project of Manioc.org that was very close to my heart: a database "Slavery in Martinique".
Two different sources that evoked the same colored woman in Cayenne? That was enough for me to wonder who was that charitable woman who had marked these men. Today, I am continuing the portrait of Marie-Rose or the social rise of a woman of colour in French Guiana in the 18th century.
Two different sources that evoked the same colored woman in Cayenne? That was enough for me to wonder who was that charitable woman who had marked these men. Today, I paint a portrait of Marie-Rose, a rich French Guyanese and a benefactor for the deportees, but not only!
Today, I am talking about education and boarding school "of Martinique's youth" in the 18th century.
Today, I speak to you French settlers, English sailors, secret appointments and illegal trade. As a bonus, I'll tell you the island's nickname!
After the portrait of his daughter Marie-Thérèse, I speak to you today of André dit Lucidor (c. 1718-1771) born in Africa, slave in Martinique and swordsmanship in Paris.
Today, I speak to you of Marie Rose Cavelan Fedon involved in one of the most important rebellions that the island of Grenada experienced in 1795-1796. But her story begins long before that!
menu prepared by Mr Augé, caterer, for the 45-course meal served on Tuesday the 17th of May 1768 for his son's wedding. And it's not really light!