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Nathaniel"s Nutmeg (Isis)

Giles Milton

Nathaniel"s Nutmeg (Isis)

by Giles Milton

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Published by ISIS Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • USA

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7985681M
    ISBN 100753111470
    ISBN 109780753111475

      Nathaniel’s death robbed England of its Nutmeg but it gave her the biggest of apples (which was eventually lost too). Complex, rich, enlightening so many lessons to be learned. This book will make you think twice about all the things that had to happen so you could grate a nutmeg. Written with the flair of a historical sea novel but based on rigorous research, Giles Milton's Nathaniel's Nutmeg is a brilliant adventure story by Giles Milton, a writer who has been hailed as the "new Bruce Chatwin" (Mail on Sunday).

    Nathaniel's nutmeg: how one man's courage changed the course of history by MILTON, Giles. Sceptre, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. In , an English adventurer, Nathaniel Courthope, stepped ashore on a remote island in the East Indies on a secret mission: to persuade the islanders of Run to grant a monopoly to England over their nutmeg, a fabulously valuable spice in Europe. This infuriated the Dutch, who were determined to control the world's nutmeg supply.

    Nathaniels Nutmeg by Giles Milton Nathaniels Nutmeg Paperback, pages Published by Sceptre (first published March 4th ) Bookchor team is committed to bring to you all kinds of best books at the minimal prices ever seen anywhere. Yes, we are literally giving you away a Book Edition: jpg. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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Nathaniel"s Nutmeg (Isis) by Giles Milton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The outcome of the fighting was one of the most spectacular deals in history: Britain ceded Run to Holland, but in return was given another small island, Manhattan.A brilliant adventure story of unthinkable hardship and savagery, the navigation of uncharted waters, and the exploitation of new worlds, Nathaniel's Nutmeg is a remarkable chapter in the history of the colonial by: 4.

Summary: Nathaniel’s Nutmeg is about the battle for trade supremacy in the East Indies between the Dutch and English in the late 16th, early 17th century. The book focuses on the Banda Islands—a series of tiny islands in current day Maluku, which itself is an adaptation of the Portuguese word Moluccas meaning “spiceries”/5.

out of 5 stars 2. Paperback. $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History by Giles Milton () out of 5 stars 2.

Hardcover. $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon/5(). Inan English adventurer, Nathaniel Courthope, stepped ashore on a remote island in the East Indies on a secret mission - to persuade the islanders of Run to grant a monopoly to England over their nutmeg, a fabulously valuable spice in Europe.

This infuriated the Dutch, who were determined to control the world's nutmeg Range: $ - $   A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas. The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the Indonesian archipelago. Just two miles long and half a mile wide, it is remote, tranquil, and, these days, largely ignored.

Yet years ago, Run's harvest of nutmeg (a pound of which yielded a 3, percent profit by the time it arrived in England) turned it into the most lucrative of the Spice Pages: NATHANIEL'S NUTMEG OR, THE TRUE AND INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF THE SPICE TRADER Nathaniels Nutmeg book CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY by Giles Milton ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, Milton (The Riddle and the Knight, not reviewed) deftly and arrestingly captures the sorry history of the European lust for nutmeg and its devastating impact on the Spice Islands.

Nathaniel's nutmeg: how one man's courage changed the course of history by Giles MILTON and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History by Milton, Giles.

Nathaniels Nutmeg: How One Mans Courage Changed the Course of History: Book Format: Paperback: Number Of Pages: pages: First Published in: March 4th Latest Edition: ISBN Number: Language: English: Main Characters: Nathaniel /5.

nathaniel-s-nutmeg - Giles Milton. nathaniel-s-nutmeg. 'A magnificent piece of popular history.'. Independent on Sunday. ON CHRISTMAS DAY,an English adventurer, Nathaniel Courthope, stepped ashore on a remote island in the East Indies on a most secret and dangerous mission.

Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History: : Milton, Giles: Books. Buy New. £ FREE Delivery. Only 13 left in stock (more on the way)/5(). “A rousing historical romp.” —The New York Times Book Review “[Nathaniel's Nutmeg] deftly and arrestingly captures the sorry history of the European lust for nutmeg and its devastating impact on the Spice is a storyteller of the first rank.”—Kirkus Reviews “Milton's book tells an absorbing story of perilous voyages, greed and political machinations in the Age of Cited by: 4.

Nathaniel’s Nutmeg, originally published inshows how very difficult it was to even get to the “Spiceries” (the Banda Islands, volcanic islands in the Maluku province of modern Indonesia), let alone voyage home with a cargo full of the precious spices.

Nathaniel's Nutmeg Or, The True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History A growing interest in the medicinal value of plants had led to an explosion in the number of dietary books and herbals, all of which claimed that nutmeg and other spices were beneficial in combating a host of minor ailments.

Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History Giles Milton, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $24 (p) ISBN. Nutmeg Book Award. About. Elementary Intermediate Middle School High School More Nutmeg Book Award.

Join a Nutmeg Committee. The Nutmeg Award Winners. A Boy Called Bat. by: Elana K. Arnold. Ban This Book. by: Alan Gratz. Posted. by: John David Anderson. Long Way Down. by: Jason Reynolds. “Nathaniel’s Nutmeg” by Giles Milton is a re-telling of this lost chapter in history.

Through meticulous research and extensive quotations taken directly from the journals and logs of the travelers, this book tells the story of the spice wars at their climax.

Book Description John Murray Press, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Inan English adventurer, Nathaniel Courthope, stepped ashore on a remote island in the East Indies on a secret mission - to persuade the islanders of Run to grant a monopoly to England over their nutmeg, a fabulously valuable spice in Europe/5(K).

The outcome of the fighting was one of the most spectacular deals in history: Britain ceded Run to Holland, but in return was given another small island, Manhattan.A brilliant adventure story of unthinkable hardship and savagery, the navigation of uncharted waters, and the exploitation of new worlds, Nathaniel's Nutmeg is a remarkable chapter /5(72).

Book Overview. The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago--remote, tranquil, and now largely ignored. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run's harvest of nutmeg turned it into the most lucrative of the Spice Islands, precipitating a fierce and bloody battle between the all-powerful Dutch East India Company and a Cited by: 4.

The outcome of the fighting was one of the most spectacular deals in history: Britain ceded Run to Holland, but in return was given another small island, Manhattan.A brilliant adventure story of unthinkable hardship and savagery, the navigation of uncharted waters, and the exploitation of new worlds, Nathaniel’s Nutmeg is a remarkable chapter in the history of the colonial powers.

Packed with stories of heroism, ambition, ruthlessness, treachery, murder, torture, and madness, Nathaniel's Nutmeg offers a compelling story of European rivalry in the tropics, thousands of miles from home, and the mutual incomprehensibility which often comically characterized relations between the Europeans and the local inhabitants of the prized islands/5().

Inan English adventurer, Nathaniel Courthope, stepped ashore on a remote island in the East Indies on a secret mission - to persuade the islanders of Run to grant a monopoly to England over their nutmeg, a fabulously valuable spice in Europe.

This infuriated the Dutch, who were determined to control the world's nutmeg :   Nathaniel’s Nutmeg is the incredibly true story of the spice trade, and what a story it is!

In those days, people started to get the idea that nutmeg was the overall “miracle cure” for any and every ailment.

The only problem was that nutmeg, and many other useful spices, could only be found in a small part of the world known as the Banda Islands.