THE KINGDOM OF THIS WORLD

Part I - Pages 1 - 47

Note on pagination: All page numbers are for the new 2006 edition of the novel with a black cover. If you have the older 1989 edition with an orange cover, add six (6) to the page numbers listed below to find the reference.

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Earthquake

St. Domingue in 1789 (map)

Columbus (page 1)

Lope de Vega (page 1)

Norman Stallion (page 3)

Cap Francais (page 3)

Normandy (page 3)

Crupper (page 3)

M. Lenormand de Mezy (page 3)

louis d'or (page 3)

Headstall (page 3)

Percheron (page 3)

Sorrel (page 3)

Hardtack (page 3)

Leyden (page 4)

Rheumatism (page 4)

Calf's foot jelly (page 4)

Tripe a la mode de Caen (page 5)

Gum Arabic (page 5)

Prints - Engraving (page 5 and 70)

Paris (page 5)

The King of France (Louis XVI) (page 5; see also p. 71)

Blind Man's Buff (page 6)

Macandal (page 7)

Mandingue (page 7)

Kingdoms of Popo, of Arada, of the Nagos, or the Fulah (page 7)

The Incarnation of the Serpent (page 7)

Kankan Muza (page 7)

Lance (page 7)

Rigadoon (page 8)

Quadroon (page 9)

Parasol (page 9; also p. 43)

Limonade (page 10)

Ile de la Tortue (page 10 and thereafter)

Fife March (page 10)

Creole (page 10)

Oxblood (page 10)

Narrative Arts (page 13)

Sierra Leone (page 13)

Belfries (page 13)

Guinea (page 13 and thereafter)

Cupolas (page 13)

The Land of Salt (page 14)

Millet (page 14)

Andalusia (page 14)

Whidah (page 14)

Canebrakes (page 14)

Rollers (page 15)

Tourniquet (page 15)

Whetstone (page 15)

Machete (page 15)

Carob tree (page 17)

Capers (page 17)

Fungi (page 18)

Baron Samedi, Baron Piquant, Baron La Croix and other Lords of the Graveyards (page 19)

Macandal's Poison (page 20)

Cacao (page 20)

Cistern (page 20)

Mastiffs (page 21 and thereafter, inc. p. 83)

Rainbow of Whidah (page 23)

Guano (page 24)

Brass Mortar (page 24) - (Different sense than Mortar in Part 3, Page 114)

Nux Vomica (page 24)

Asafetida (page 24)

Althea Root (page 24)

Attar of Roses (page 24)

Pongue (page 25)

Congolese (page 25)

Le Havre (page 25)

Le Bonnet de L'Eveque (page 25 and thereafter, inc. p. 113)

Bocor (page 26)

Artibonite (page 26)

Milch-cows (page 26)

Rouen (page 26)

Plaine du Nord (page 27)

Alfalfa (page 27)

Bottle Flies (page 27)

Coq-Chante plantation (page 28)

Office of the Dead (page 28)

Crucifixes (page 28)

Miserere (page 29)

De Profundis (page 29)

Breton sailor (page 29)

Necromancer (page 29)

Mme Lenormand de Mezy (page 29)

WhitSunday (page 29)

Putrefaction (page 30)

Houngan of the Rada Rite (page 30)

Santo Domingo (page 30)

The sack of Cartagena (page 34)

Piet Hein (page 34)

L'Esnambuc, Bertrand d'Ogeron, Du Rausset (page 34)

Code Noir (page 34)

Fandango (page 34)

Castanets (page 34)

Schooner (page 35)

Jacmel (page 35)

Gannet (page 35)

Huisache (page 36)

Damballah (page 36)

Ogoun (page 36 and hereafter, inc. pages 61 and 109)

Conch shell (page 37)

Provencal (page 39)

Toussaint Louverture (page 39)

The Three Wise Men (page 39)

Balthasar (page 39)

Nativity (page 39)

Angola (page 40)

Yenvalo (page 41)

Blunderbuss (page 42)

Rapiers (page 42)

Quebracho (page 43)

Tricorne (page 45)

Loas (page 45)

 

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