1st Edition

A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes

By Richard Ligon Copyright 1998

    In this eye-witness history of Barbados, Ligon gives perhaps the earliest account of attempts at sugar manufacture. His description of a plantation indicates the size and complexity of the estates acquired in Barbados by subtle and greedy' planters, even in the early days of the industry.

    A True (A Exact HISTORY Of the Island of BARBADOES ILLUSTRATED WITH A MAP OF THE ISLAND, , And the Principal Trees and Plants there, Set forth in their due Proportions and Shapes, drawn out by their several and respective Scales. History.


    Richard Ligon