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Voyages to the Madeira, and Leeward Caribbean isles

with sketches of the natural history of these islands. By Maria R******
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Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean isles with sketches of the natural history of these islands / by: Riddell, Maria Woodley.

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Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean isles with sketches of the natural history of these islands. Salem: Printed by N. Coverly. MLA Citation. Riddell, Maria. Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean isles [electronic resource]: with sketches of the natural history of these islands /.

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by maria r*****. edinburgh: peter hill and london: t. cadell, Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean isles: With sketches of the natural history of these islands Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Maria Woodley Riddell (Author)Author: Voyages to the Madeira Woodley Riddell. (RIDDELL MARIA). Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles: with Sketches of the Natural History of These Islands, By Maria R*****.

Half title & pp. Nice contemporary red morocco gilt. THE COPY OF JAMES BRUCE OF KINNAIRD, the famous traveller and explorer (discoverer of the source of the Blue Nile).

Voyages to the Madeira, and Leeward Caribbean isles: with sketches of the natural history of these islands. Riddell, or Riddel, of Woodley Park, near Dumfries, was a friend of Robert Burns.

For an account of the writing of the book and the part taken by Burns in having it printed, see Charles Rogers, The book of R. Burns,v. 2, p. Voyages to the Madeira, and leeward Caribbean isles, with sketches of the natural history of these islands.

She first visited the Caribbean islands inbut it was her second visit in that spurred her to write her Voyages to Madeira and the Leeward Caribbean Isles (). During that visit, she married Lieutenant Walter Riddell (), a plantation owner on Antigua, and they returned together to Scotland, where her husband bought an estate near Dumfries that they named Woodley Park.

Riddell's Voyage to the Madeira, and Leeward Caribbean Isles falls into two parts. Its early sections, comprising just under half of the volume's pages, offer in narrative form observations on Madeira, St Kitts (or St Christophers), Antigua and : Carl Thompson.

This essay examines the national implications of natural history in Maria Riddell's Voyages to the Madeira, and Leeward Caribbean Isles: with Sketches of the Natural History of these Islands ().

Riddell engages with the nationalism and theories of hybridity espoused by contemporary naturalists to question imputations of degeneration in the West Indies and to gesture instead toward the colonies' Cited by: 1. Surround yourself with luxury with great deals on Madeira holidays.

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From wreck diving to whale watching and even golf, Madeira. Maria Riddell was a talented amateur poet, diarist, letter-writer, and writer for children during the Romantic period. She published in a travel book about the Caribbean which is remarkable for its scientific observation, a critical obituary notice of Robert Burns, and a verse anthology in which she included some of her own remains known primarily as a friend of Burns.

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Voyages to the Madeira, and Leeward Caribbean isles: with sketches of the natural history of these islands. First edition. Edinburgh: Peter Hill, T.

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