Mexico and Its Religion
"[...]inhabitants remaining in town had acted the part of mourners. The city itself had been so thoroughly cleansed, that it might challenge comparison with one of the most cleanly villages of Holland, while its footways seemed almost too pure to be trod upon. Nothing appears half so gloomy as such a place when deserted of its principal inhabitants. This disease was unknown in America until the opening of the African slave-trade. It is an African disease, intensified and aggravated by the rottenness and filthy habits of the human cargoes that brought it to America. It was entirely unknown at Vera Cruz until brought there in the slave-ship of 1699. In like manner it was carried[...]."
- Paperback | 314 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.22mm | 435.45g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations