Fabens, In the Tropics by a Settler

Title

Fabens, In the Tropics by a Settler

Description

The introduction to this part-travelogue, part-planter's guide begins with these words: "We cannot advise any mere man or woman of fashion, young or old, to take up this volume." The story of a young man who leaves the city for to move to Santo Domingo and become a farmer, this personal narrative takes on elements of memoir and fiction, as well as displaying troubling racial prejudices.

Title as Issued

In the Tropics, by a Settler

Author

Joseph Warren Fabens

Publication

New York, 1863

Category

Citation

“Fabens, In the Tropics by a Settler,” The Caribbeana Project at AAS, accessed February 6, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/caribbeana/items/show/127.

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