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An Intellectual History of the Caribbean (New Directions in Latino American Cultures)
An Intellectual History of the Caribbean (New Directions in Latino American Cultures)
by Silvio Torres-saillant
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The first intellectual history of the Caribbean written by a top Caribbean studies scholar, this book examines both writings penned by natives of the region as well as a body of texts interpretive of the region produced by Western authors. Stressing the... (read more)

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Family Love in Diaspora (06 Edition)
Family Love in Diaspora (06 Edition)
by Mary Chamberlain
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Colonial social policy in the British West Indies from the nineteenth century onward assumed that black families lacked morals, structure, and men, a void that explained poverty and lack of citizenship. African-Caribbean families appeared as the mirror... (read more)

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Freeport Notebook
Freeport Notebook
by Peter J. H. Barratt
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Grand Bahama Island was once an under-populated backwater. In 1955 a small community at the mouth of Hawksbill Creek grew to become the second city of the Bahamas. The creation of Freeport was a social and economic experiment of the immense importance... (read more)

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The Bahamas from Slavery to Servitude, 1783-1933
The Bahamas from Slavery to Servitude, 1783-1933
by Howard Johnson
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"A significant contribution to the history of the Caribbean and to the comparative study of slavery and transitions to free labor systems."--O. Nigel Bolland, Colgate University "An extended and comprehensive history of the Bahamas. . . .... (read more)

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An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President
An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President
by Randall Robinson
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On February 29, 2004, the first democratically elected president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was forced to leave his country. The president was kidnapped, along with his Haitian-American wife, by American soldiers and flown to the isolated Central... (read more)

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Flight To Freedom (06 Edition)
Flight To Freedom (06 Edition)
by Thompson
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African slavery in the Americas has left indelible marks on the geographical, political, economic, social and cultural landscapes of the Americas. An important part of that indelibility is marronage that involved both flight from slavery and the... (read more)

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Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire
Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire
by Andrea Stuart
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In the late 1630s, lured by the promise of the New World, Andrea Stuart’s earliest known maternal ancestor, George Ashby, set sail from England to settle in Barbados. He fell into the life of a sugar plantation owner by mere chance, but by the time... (read more)

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Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Governors of the English-Speaking Caribbean and Puerto Rico: Conversations and Correspondence
Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Governors of the English-Speaking Caribbean and Puerto Rico: Conversations and Correspondence
by Robert Jackson Alexander
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With this volume, the eminent Latin Americanist Professor Robert J. Alexander concludes a five-volume collection of personal documents and conversations with the leaders of Latin America and the Caribbean. Compiled over a fifty year period, the volumes... (read more)

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The Caribbean After Grenada: Revolution, Conflict, and Democracy
The Caribbean After Grenada: Revolution, Conflict, and Democracy
by Scott B. Macdonald
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This latest of many Grenadian-inspired books provides a useful supplement to the exclusively Grenadian-oriented volumes of recent years. Six of the articles represent conflicting interpretations of Maurice Bishop's New Jewel Movement and the US invasion... (read more)

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Inna Di Dancehall: Popular Culture and the Politics of Identity in Jamaica
Inna Di Dancehall: Popular Culture and the Politics of Identity in Jamaica
by Donna P Hope
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This work provides an accessible account of a poorly understood aspect of Jamaican popular culture. It explores the socio-political meanings of Jamaica's dancehall culture. In particular, the book gives an account of the power relations within the... (read more)

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Haitian-Dominican Counterpoint
Haitian-Dominican Counterpoint
by Eugenio Matibag
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-261) and index.... (read more)

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Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista #3: A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution
Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista #3: A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution
by Jeremy D. Popkin
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This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti’s independence in 1804.Draws on the latest... (read more)

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First in Trinidad (Paria Classics)
First in Trinidad (Paria Classics)
by Michael Anthony
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First in Trinidad by Michael Anthony Entertaining and informative shorts stories about the first times things happened in Trinidad This publication marks the inauguration of Paria Classics, a series of re-publications of some of the most outstanding... (read more)

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Globalization and Neoliberalism the Caribbean Context
Globalization and Neoliberalism the Caribbean Context
by Thomas Klak
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How do recent trends toward globalization affect the Caribbean, a region whose suppliers, production, markets, and politics have been globalized for centuries? What is the status of neoliberal development policy in the Caribbean, where the rewards for... (read more)

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Contributions in Latin American Studies #4: Cuba and the Future
Contributions in Latin American Studies #4: Cuba and the Future
by Donald E. Schulz
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In Cuba and the Future, nine leading Cubanologists analyze the causes, nature, and scope of the Cuban crisis and assess the prospects for the future. They suggest that in spite of the severity of the crisis--which Castro himself calls the worst in the... (read more)

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Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature
Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature
by Christopher P. Iannini
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Drawing on letters, illustrations, engravings, and neglected manuscripts, Christopher Iannini connects two dramatic transformations in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world--the emergence and growth of the Caribbean plantation system and the rise of... (read more)

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The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated - Volume 2 (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated - Volume 2 (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
by James Stephen
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The lawyer and leading abolitionist James Stephen (1758-1832) published Volume 2 of The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated in 1830. The volume is an exposure of the cruel and oppressive practice of slavery in the British West Indies... (read more)

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The Book of Trinidad (Hardcover)
The Book of Trinidad (Hardcover)
by Gerard Besson
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We must remember... and we must remember everything. - Gerard BessonThe Book of Trinidad, a perennial favourite with Trinidadians all over the world, is an eclectic mix of travelogues, recipes, newspaper reports, official records, the seminal work of... (read more)

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Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime, and Modernity in Dominican History
Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime, and Modernity in Dominican History
by Richard Lee Turits
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This book explores the history of the Dominican Republic as it evolved from the first European colony in the Americas into a modern nation under the rule of Rafael Trujillo. It investigates the social foundations of Trujillos exceptionally enduring and... (read more)

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Omens of Adversity
Omens of Adversity
by David Scott
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Omens of Adversity is a profound critique of the experience of postcolonial, postsocialist temporality. The case study at its core is the demise of the Grenada Revolution (1979–1983), and the repercussions of its collapse. In the Anglophone... (read more)

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