Books tagged: british colonialism

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Hannah Robinson: The Celebrated Beauty of Her Day, A Play in Two Acts
By Jane Gilgun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Screenplays
The beautiful, strong-willed Hannah Robinson defies her powerful father Rowland and marries the man she loves. The action takes places on a plantation in colonial Rhode Island in the mid 1700s. This play is based on historical records and the legends that sprang up over the centuries after Hannah died her early, tragic death.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise
By Jack Kelly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The relationship between King Kamehameha I and British Captain George Vancouver set the course of history for the Hawaiian people after European contact. The alliance had enormous benefit to them both. In February 1794 they met at Kealakekua Bay. Author Jack Kelly employs extensive research, oral history and local lore to weave a fresh and enlightening perspective on Hawaiian history.
Racing With The Rain
By Ken Puddicombe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.