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Mountains beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
Mountains beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
by Tracy Kidder
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Beautifully told, and entirely inspiring, Mountains Beyond Mountains is an exceptional look at the heroic life of Dr. Paul Farmer. Providing health care for hundreds of thousands in a remote, impoverished region of Haiti, Farmer's incomparable dedication... (read more)

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War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony
War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony
by Nelson A. Denis
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In 1950, after over fifty years of military occupation and colonial rule, the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico staged an unsuccessful armed insurrection against the United States. Violence swept through the island: assassins were sent to kill President... (read more)

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Listen, Yankee: Why Cuba Matters
Listen, Yankee: Why Cuba Matters
by Tom Hayden
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Author of the famed Port Huron Statement, TOM HAYDEN was a leader in the student, antiwar, and civil rights protests in the 1960s. He took up the environmental cause in the 1970s, leading campaigns to shut down nuclear power plants and serving as... (read more)

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The Last Soldiers of the Cold War: The Story of the Cuban Five
The Last Soldiers of the Cold War: The Story of the Cuban Five
by Fernando Morais
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Fernando Morais is one of Brazil’s most important contemporary writers and journalists. He has received the Esso Award three times and the April Award for journalism on four occasions. Morais works have sold more than two million copies in more... (read more)

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Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition): Power and the Production of History
Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition): Power and the Production of History
by Michel Rolph Trouillot
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Michel-Rolph Trouillot (1949–2012) was one of the most prominent Haitian scholars working in the United States. He was the director of the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power, and History and Krieger/Eisenhower Distinguished Professor in... (read more)

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Black Jacobins (2ND 89 Edition)
Black Jacobins (2ND 89 Edition)
by C.l.r. James
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Republic of Pirates (08 Edition)
Republic of Pirates (08 Edition)
by Colin Woodard
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and#160; The untold story of a heroic band of Caribbean pirates whose defiance of imperial rule inspired revolt in colonial outposts across the world In the early eighteenth century, the Pirate Republic was home to some of the great pirate captains... (read more)

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Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (Envisioning Cuba)
Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (Envisioning Cuba)
by Aisha K. Finch
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Envisioning La Escalera--an underground rebel movement largely composed of Africans living on farms and plantations in rural western Cuba--in the larger context of the long emancipation struggle in Cuba, Aisha Finch demonstrates how organized slave... (read more)

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The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment (Caribbean Studies)
The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment (Caribbean Studies)
by Tanya L. (edt) Shields
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The Legacy of Eric Williams provides an indispensable and significant understanding of Eric Williams's contributions to the now independent nation of Trinidad and Tobago and his impact on the broader international understanding of the Caribbean. This... (read more)

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Sugar, Slavery, & Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico
Sugar, Slavery, & Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico
by Luis A Figueroa
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"Compelling. . . . Clearly provides important evidence to the hypothesis on racial/class exclusion of black Puerto Ricans." --CENTRO Journal... (read more)

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Cuban Revolution Reader: A Documentary History of 45 Key Moments in the Cuban Revolution
Cuban Revolution Reader: A Documentary History of 45 Key Moments in the Cuban Revolution
by Julio Garcia Luis
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A timely new publication assessing 50 years of the Cuban revolution.   The Cuban revolution was one of the defining moments of the 20th century, its influence reaching far beyond the shores of the tiny Caribbean island.   As Cuba marks the 50th... (read more)

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The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba
The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba
by Julia Cooke
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Julia Cooke's fascinating The Other Side of Paradise is a sobering read, but it is also deeply sympathetic and remarkably apolitical. Cooke offers detailed portraits of everyday lives, as well as of her own experiences living in Havana, and allows the... (read more)

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Dictator Next Door : the Good Neighbor Policy and the Trujillo Regime in the Dominican Republic, 1930-1945 (98 Edition)
Dictator Next Door : the Good Neighbor Policy and the Trujillo Regime in the Dominican Republic, 1930-1945 (98 Edition)
by Eric Paul Roorda
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A diplomatic history of the Dominican Republic and the successes and failures of the Good Neighbor Policy.... (read more)

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Empire's Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day
Empire's Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day
by Carrie Gibson
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Ever since Christopher Columbus stepped off the Santa Maria onto what is today San Salvador, in the Bahamas, and announced that he had arrived in the Orient, the Caribbean has been a stage for projected fantasies and competition between world powers. In... (read more)

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Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day
Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day
by Eva Sansavior
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Caribbean Globalizations explores the relations between globalization and the Caribbean since 1492, when Columbus first arrived in the region, to the present day. It aims to help change prevalent ways of thinking, not only about the Caribbean archipelago... (read more)

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Haiti : the Aftershocks of History (13 Edition)
Haiti : the Aftershocks of History (13 Edition)
by Laurent Dubois
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Even before the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haiti was known as a benighted place of poverty and corruption, blamed by many for its own wretchedness. But as acclaimed historian Laurent Dubois demonstrates, Haitis... (read more)

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The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons (Caribbean Studies)
The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons (Caribbean Studies)
by Wendy C. (edt) Grenade
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Grenada experienced much turmoil in the 1970s and 1980s, culminating in an armed Marxist revolution, a bloody military coup, and finally in 1983 Operation Urgent Fury, a United States-led invasion. Wendy C. Grenade combines various perspectives to tell a... (read more)

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A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia
A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia
by Richard S. Dunn
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Forty years ago, after publication of his pathbreaking book Sugar and Slaves, Richard Dunn began an intensive investigation of two thousand slaves living on two plantations, one in North America and one in the Caribbean. Digging deeply into the archives,... (read more)

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The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics
The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics
by Aviva Chomsky
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The essential collection of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, history and cultral writing from and about Cuba. The latest in the series that also includes the Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Peru Readers.... (read more)

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Black Power in Bermuda (Contemporary Black History)
Black Power in Bermuda (Contemporary Black History)
by Quito Swan
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A transnational, pan-African youth movement, Black Power in Bermuda sought freedom for Blacks from the islands White oligarchy and independence from British colonialism. It was spearheaded by activists such as Pauulu Kamarakafego and the Black Beret... (read more)

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