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Mauritius and the spice trade

Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane

Mauritius and the spice trade

the odyssey of Pierre Poivre

by Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane

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Published by Esclapon in Port Louis, Mauritius .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mauritius,
  • Mauritius.
    • Subjects:
    • Poivre, Pierre, 1719-1786.,
    • Spice trade -- Mauritius.,
    • Mauritius -- History -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[documents] Edited by Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane.
      Series[Mauritius. Archives Dept.] Publication, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9210.M32 L9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p.
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5658215M
      LC Control Number68103251
      OCLC/WorldCa5259607

        The spice trade and its routes connecting the ancient civilizations of Asia, Northeast Africa and Europe have a history that has been shrouded in mystery, riches, myth and many wars, but if the silent jars of spices on the kitchen racks could talk about their past, they would have an .   ‘The story of Mauritius is a blending together of different cultures, races, religions and spices – and then making this into something special, something that is unique, all our own.’.

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Mauritius and the spice trade by Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pierre Poivre was the first citizen to introduce spice culture in Mauritius (pepper, clove, cinnamon and nutmeg) and Governor Mahé de Labourdonnais established Mauritius as a key port on the trade route between Asia and Europe.

After the abolition of slavery during the English era, Mauritius saw the arrival of indentured laborers. Mauritius and the spice trade: The odyssey of Pierre Poivre (Publication / Mauritius Archives Publication Fund) Unknown Binding – Import, January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Port Louis, Mauritius, Esclapon, (OCoLC) Named Person: Pierre Poivre; Pierre Poivre; Pierre Poivre; Pierre Poivre: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane.

A vital landfall on voyages across the Indian Ocean, particularly for the European spice trade, Mauritius has at various times been in Arab, Portuguese, Dutch, French & British hands. This volume explores the history of the island, from first landings by the Dutch to The spice trade refers to the trade between historical civilizations in Asia, Northeast Africa and such as cinnamon, cassia, cardamom, ginger, pepper, and turmeric were known and used in antiquity for commerce in the Eastern World.

These spices found their way into the Middle East before the beginning of the Christian era, where the true sources of these spices were withheld by.

Mauritius and the spice trade: the odyssey of Pierre Poivre / edited by Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane Esclapon Port Louis, Mauritius Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Pierre Poivre (23 August – 6 January ) was an 18th-century horticulturist and was born in Lyon, France. He was a missionary to East Asia, intendant of French colonial islands in the Indian Ocean, and wearer of the cordon of St.

Michel. Read "Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane. Mauritius and the spice trade. The triumph of Jean Nicolas Céré and his Isle Bourbon collaborators.

Le monde d'outre-mer passé et présent. 2ieme Ser. Documents XIII. Mouton & Co., Paris, 8°.pl. 6., Archives of Natural History" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications.

After Portuguese sailors stopped in Mauritius inthe island quickly became a stopover for ships engaged in the spice trade. The dodo was a welcome source of fresh meat for sailors, and a large number were killed for food.

China and the Trade in Cloves, Circa By Ptak, Roderich The Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. No. 1, January-March Competes for spice trade: Holland: Controls spice trade from East Indies: Creates artificial shortage of Spice Island products: Ceylon: Coffee trees planted; later, grown in Brazil: Europe: Coffee, chocolate and tobacco favored over spices: France: Peter Poivre brings nutmegs and cloves to Mauritius and Reunion: Holland.

This is one of the best books on the history of the spice trade that I have had the good fortune to read. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Thomas J.

Ba Ross. out of 5 stars Research has its perks. Reviewed in the United States on February 2, Reviews: Spice trade, the cultivation, preparation, transport, and merchandising of spices and herbs, an enterprise of ancient origins and great cultural and economic significance. Seasonings such as cinnamon, ginger, cassia, and turmeric were important items of commerce from the earliest evolution of trade.

Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane (ed.): Mauritius and the spice trade. [Vol. II.] The triumph of Jean Nicolas Céré and his Isle Bourbon collaborators: documents. (École Pratique des Hautes Études—Sorbonne.

Sixième Section: Sciences Economiques et Sociales. Le Monde d'Outre-Mer, Passé et Present. Deuxième Série: Documents, XIII.) pp., 4 plates.

Paris, The Hague: Mouton and Co., Fr. Spice was one of the most valuable trade item those days, and successive Western nations struggled to exploit its trade.

The book is divided to 3 parts according to the "protagonist" Western nations in its set of stories (the Spanish and the Portuguese, then the Dutch and the English, and then Americans out of Massachusetts)/5(17).

Very good book on the spice trade. level 2. 11 points 2 years ago. Seconded. Fun and fascinating book. level 2. 11 points 2 years ago. Eleventhed. Never heard about it. level 2. 11 points 2 years ago. Thirded. Loved this book.

level 2. 7 points 2 years ago. Fourthed. Great read. level 2. This book documents the past history of the Chagos including the first settlement on the islands in by Franco-Mauritian plantation owners and their slaves, through the change from French rule in when Mauritius and its dependencies became a British colony, and thence until the s when the plantations and islands were sold to a Seychelles entrepreneur.

Poivre to the CIO, letter dated 15 Novemberprinted in Ly-Tio-Fane, Mauritius and the Spice Trade, the Odyssey of Pierre Poivre, 61– On the Timor-Portuguese relations see Artur Teodoro de Matos, Timor Português,   2. Mauritius was initially a Ditch possession in for over a century before it was abandoned in French took control of the Island in before ceding it to the British in It should be noted that the Portuguese had a presence in the Island around which a ship stop was established for their spice trade.

Read the reviews and book. The best hotels in Mauritius, chosen by our expert, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels, budget hotels and Mauritius hotel deals. pioneer of the spice trade in. Traders furthermore faced financial strain to move spices from Eastern points of trade to Europe.

Whenever spices were transported through different kingdoms or points of trade, merchants had to pay steep tariffs. Depending upon the spice, merchants could charge 50 or 60 percent more in Europe for the spices they bought in the Middle East.

The island of Ambon in the Moluccas was a rich hub of the spice trade shared between the English and Dutch. After several years of bloody conflict, the English and Dutch East India Companies agreed to peace inbut Dutch ships continued to harass English merchant vessels, increasing the cost of pepper in England.

The spice trade refers to the trade between historical civilizations in Asia, Northeast Africa and Europe. Spices such as cinnamon, cassia, cardamom, ginger, pepper, and .