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A Respectable Trade

by Philippa Gregory

  • 362 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Married women,
  • English Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Literary,
  • Slave-trade,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Africans,
  • England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7948393M
    ISBN 100743272544
    ISBN 109780743272544
    OCLC/WorldCa70676644

      Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds a PhD in eighteenth-century literature from the University of Edinburgh. Works that have been adapted for television include A Respectable Trade, The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen's Fool/5(21). A Respectable Trade Summary. Frances Scott is an orphan who is living as a governess and on the kindness of her aunt and uncle, Lord and Lady Scott, when she sees an advertisement posted by Josiah Cole, a merchant involved in the slave trade.

    A Respectable Trade, the story of a series of unlikely events set in Bristol toward the end of the 18th Century, follows this Gregory formula and solidly delivers. Mehuru is a priest in the African kingdom of Yoruba and is on a quest to save his country from the ravages of slavery when he is beset upon and captured by white slavers from England/5(). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A respectable trade by Philippa Gregory, January , Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group edition, Paperback in English.

      A Respectable Trade - Ebook written by Philippa Gregory. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Respectable Trade/5(11). A Respectable Trade, the story of a series of unlikely events set in Bristol toward the end of the 18th Century, follows this Gregory formula and solidly delivers. Mehuru is a priest in the African kingdom of Yoruba and is on a quest to save his country from the ravages of slavery when he is beset upon and captured by white slavers from s:


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But with A Respectable Trade, published inshe was aiming for something a little different. It is an historical novel about the slave trade in England, and set in 18th century Bristol. It is an historical novel about the slave trade in England, and set in 18th century Bristol/5.

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A Respectable Trade by Philippa Gregory - Bristol in is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks. Josiah Cole, a small dockside A Respectable Trade | Book by Philippa Gregory | Official Publisher Page | Simon & SchusterReleased on: Febru "Ms Gregory has crafted a quiet, powerful meditation on the nature of mankind’s inhumanity toward our fellow man, and the compromises we make to excuse and obscure our ed throughout the novel is the character of England itself—satiated on the so-called respectable trade it has perpetuated, violently divided over the torment it has caused, and poised on the edge of irrevocable.

The latest page-turner from Gregory (The Boleyn Inheritance, Dec.etc.) is a sobering account of the English slave trade, with a bit of romance thrown Africa, Mehuru, an envoy for his Yoruban king, is traveling the empire to deliver the king’s edict: Yorubans will desist in.

Buy a cheap copy of A Respectable Trade book by Philippa Gregory. Bristol in is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks. Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join Free shipping over $/5(5). A Respectable Trade Summary & Study Guide Description.

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They were chosen by a book review panel appointed by the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) and assembled in cooperation. Bristol in is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks.

Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city. But he needs capital and a well-connected wife. Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution.

Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune 4/5(9). She adapted her novel A Respectable Trade, about the slave trade in England, into a four-part series for BBC television. Her script won an award from the Committee for Racial Equality.

She won the Feminist Book Fortnight Award in and the Romantic Novelist of the Year Award in /5(8). When Frances entered Josiah's world she discovered that her fortune now rested on the respectable trade of sugar, rum, and slaves. As she learned to train servants for her impeccable home, Frances met Mehuru, a priest from the ancient and civilized African kingdom of Yoruba.

Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds a PhD in eighteenth-century literature from the University of Edinburgh. Works that have been adapted for television include A Respectable Trade, The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen's : Simon & Schuster Audio.

Buy A Respectable Trade by Philippa Gregory online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 10 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(2). Books similar to A Respectable Trade A Respectable Trade. by Philippa Gregory. avg. rating Ratings. Bristol in is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks.

Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to. A strength of the book is that although Gregory, as usual, makes us feel the second-class status of 18th century women, she draws no cheap comparison between Frances's status as silk-clad chattel.

A Respectable Trade. Written by Philippa Gregory Review by C.W. Gortner. Fans of Gregory’s phenomenally successful Tudor novels will encounter a more somber, pensive writer in A Respectable Trade.

Re-issued by Touchstone, this novel set in 18th century Bristol offers a painful glimpse into the flourishing slave trade of the era, which enabled the majority of England’s enterprising merchants and. The lucrative slave trade is the topic of Gregory’s reissued novel, set in Bristol, England in the prosperous late eighteenth century.

The merchant class is expanding trade boundaries, exporting and importing plantation goods, the most enormous profits from trafficking in. A Respectable Trade by Philippa Gregory starting at $ A Respectable Trade has 11 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).

But he needs ready cash and a well-connected wife. An arranged marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances enters the world of the Bristol merchants and finds her life and fortune dependent on the respectable trade of.

A Respectable Trade is a historical novel by Philippa Gregory set in the Bristol docks in Gregory adapted her work into a four-part TV miniseries which was broadcast by the BBC in and by the PBS in the United States in the fall of The series was partially filmed on site in Bristol, utilising the former house (and now museum) of plantation and slave owner John Pinney.

Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune dependent on the respectable trade of sugar, rum, and slaves. Into her new world comes Mehuru, once a priest in the ancient African kingdom of Yoruba, now a slave in England/5(31).

A Respectable Trade. The devastating consequences of the slave trade in 18th century Bristol are explored through the powerful but impossible attraction of well-born Frances and her Yoruban slave, Mehuru.

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