The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History.
A whole new way to view the 18th century, made available through the study of one woman's life [1735-1785]. Marsh's family were British shipbuilders. She spent her life travelling the world, was captured and narrowly escaped slavery in Morrocco, married a British businessman, lived in India with her husband in luxury, was involved in every kind of trade of the era, managed to raise her children. Pantheon Books. Hb, Dj. NEW. $12.00