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The fortunes of Francis Barber

Michael Bundock

The fortunes of Francis Barber

the true story of the Jamaican slave who became Samuel Johnson"s heir

by Michael Bundock

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends and associates,
  • Blacks,
  • Literature and society,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical,
  • Intellectual life,
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary,
  • Slaves,
  • HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Bundock
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3533 .B86 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882469M
    ISBN 109780300207101
    LC Control Number2014037766

    Get this from a library! The fortunes of Francis Barber: the true story of the Jamaican slave who became Samuel Johnson's heir. [Michael Bundock] -- This work chronicles a young boy's journey from the horrors of Jamaican slavery to the heart of London's literary world, and reveals the unlikely friendship that changed his life. Francis Barber.   The Fortunes of Francis Barber: The True Story of the Jamaican Slave Who Became Samuel Johnson’s Heir by Michael Bundock is published by Yale University Press This article appeared in the August 28 edition of the West End Extra, and in the Morning Star, October 3.

      The Fortunes of Francis Barber: The True Story of the Jamaican Slave Who Became Samuel Johnson’s Heir. Michael Bundock. Yale, pp. , £. Michael Bundock’s rigorously researched and judiciously told The Fortunes of Francis Barber (Yale) is a model of how to use one apparently insignificant life to break open a historical moment that could otherwise be approached only through official documents. Barber’s extraordinary and varied career – he was, by turns, a British schoolboy.   Provincializing Global History explores the subtle transformation of the coastal province of the Languedoc in the eighteenth century. Mining a wealth of archival sources, James Livesey unveils how provincial elites and peasant households unwittingly created new practices. He is the author of several books, The Fortunes of Francis Barber.

    The Fortunes of Francis Barber by Michael Bundock review – saved by Samuel Johnson How did a Jamaican slave end up as the chief beneficiary of Samuel Johnson’s will? This biography tells the. The Fortunes of Francis Barber: The True Story of the Jamaican Slave Who Became Samuel Johnson’s Heir by Michael Bundock | out of 5 stars 7.   “Well-written, with a keen eye for depicting the human side of history. Unlikely General draws the reader into exploring the passions, compulsions, and cultural perceptions of an important and justly-celebrated figure in the founding of the American republic.”—Richard Johnson, University of .


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