Martinica, women island, iguanas island or flowers island ? I tell you all about Martinique, Matinino, Madinina, Ioünacaera...
Marc Cyrus from Le Carbet
Do you know Marc Cyrus from Le Carbet? He was the son of Marc so called Méry and Marie Sainte, major sergeant of milicia in disobediance...
An Unrecognized Eruption: The Eruption of Mount Pelee in 1929
Today, I am not talking about the eruption of 1902, but about an unknown eruption, that of Mount Pelee in 1929.
A Wedding Meal by Augé, Caterer, for his Son’s Wedding in 1768
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!
« Fatal Passion », Story of a Femicide in Martinique, 18th Century.
I am going to speak to you about a press article which particularly marked me. It would be nowadays tidied up in the sections news stories of France-Antilles; it is nothing more and nothing less only the narrative of a femicide in the 18th century.
The Centenarians of Martinique before 1900
Not long ago, I discovered on Twitter the hashtag #100ansavant1900 (100yearsbefore1900). This is a participatory project launched by Nouvelles branches to identify the centenarians of France prior to the twentieth century.
Women of Martinique: What (His)story?
I could have written a little story about women's struggles for their rights, but I completely missed the boat! For the occasion, I would like to share with you a French book: Women of Martinique: what (hist)story?
The Capitale City of Martinique
You will often read on the web that Fort-de-France became the capital of Martinique in 1902 when Saint-Pierre was destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Pelee. The story is a bit more complex!