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  • São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen Children
  • Paul D. Cohn
  • en
  • 16 July 2019
  • 9780964587601

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Download São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen Children 108 Ed with impressive authority throughout Leigh Feldman Darhansoff Verrill Feldman Literary AgencyAbout the authorPaul Cohn became intrigued with the story of São Tomé Island after viewing Luc Cuyveres' PBS series Into the Rising Sun which chronicled the 15th and 16th Century Portuguese voyages of exploration His research revealed the compelling history of this euatorial West African island colony The beginnings and then the centerpiece for wholesale African slave trafficking the kidnapping of Jewish children from the Portuguese mainland to work the Tomé sugar plantations and the corrosive influence of sugar commerce on both Europe and the Americas This was a tale to be shared with the reading public. This book is well researched original and compelling historical fiction at its best I picked up this book to check off Sao Tom

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Download São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen Children 108 In 1485 the Portuguese Crown and Catholic Church began to kidnap Jewish children forcibly convert the young conscripts and ship them to São Tomé Island off the African euator to work the government sugar plantations The collision of slavery sugar agriculture and discovery of The Americas transformed this island colony into the nidus of the wholesale black slave trade that infected Africa and Western commerce for the next 350 years This is a uniue and little known chapter of the Diaspora which also reveals the Medieval Church s complicity in the business of slavery São Tomé tells the story of young Marcel Saulo and his sister Leah who were abducted with other children from their synagogue in Lisbon. I just finished reading Sao Tome and found it not only good reading but educational as well I was tickled to acuire an advanc

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Download São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen Children 108 And shipped 4000 miles to the West African islandStellar Pre Publication Reviews for Paul Cohn's São ToméSão Tomé a powerful story I admired the strength and confidence in the writing The setting and characters are richly drawn and I especially enjoyed the vivid details that make the unfolding events resonate sharply with the reader riveting Michael Peitsch Sr Vice PresidentPublisher Little Brown CoA potent mix of characters and action Paul Cohn's São Tomé is historical fiction at its finest Sid Gustafson Prisoners of Flight São Tomé great research emotionally powerful the drama is terrific I got hooked Carl Lennertz Vice President HarperCollins Publishers São Tomé is rich and potent depict. I am amazed at anyone taking on the daunting task of writing a historical novel Paul Cohn did this explaining a part of histor