Suriname 2017

On May 13, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, tagged in , , With No Comments

After arriving safely in Paramaribo, Suriname my 2017 began in earnest. I immediately got started looking to make contacts and transportation and logistical arrangements. However, the first thing I did was attend an afternoon UNESCO conference on the Suriname national archives, partly housed in the Nederlands. Although in Dutch, I…

South Carolina Rice Culture 1870s

On October 7, 2016, Posted by , In Blog,Books, tagged in , , With No Comments

From a book I’m currently researching on “slave botanicals and foodstuffs”. As rice cultivation is important to the slave economy in Suriname, as well as Maroon culture(s), this study is important to the developing of a couple projects I’m working on. “A Brief History of Rice Culture to the 1870s”…