Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History

Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History

Paperback, 388 pages

Published 2005 by Sceptre

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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 bl......more

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About the author(Giles Milton)

British writer and journalist Giles Milton was born in Buckinghamshire in 1966. He has contributed articles for most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications, and specializes in the history of travel and exploration. In the course of his researches, he has traveled ext......more

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