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Havana: Cultural and Literacy Companion (01 Edition)
Havana: Cultural and Literacy Companion (01 Edition)
by Lightfoot
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In this book from the Cities of the Imagination Series, Lightfoot explores Havana's history and its paradoxes--a place where architectural treasures survive among crumbling tenements, and where politics and exile harbor great literature, art, and music... (read more)

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From Dessalines to Duvalier: Race Colour, and National Independence in Haiti
From Dessalines to Duvalier: Race Colour, and National Independence in Haiti
by David Nicholls
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Rich in subject matter and eminently readable, this book is also a fine work of scholarship. The more than 1,200 footnotes are models of clarity and relevance; the bibliography and index seem scrupulously accurate. . . While each generation must rewrite... (read more)

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The Caribbean History Reader (Routledge Readers in History)
The Caribbean History Reader (Routledge Readers in History)
by Nicola (edt) Foote
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The Caribbean is increasingly being recognized as having been at the heart of world history and global development, despite its small geographic size. It is the lynchpin of the Atlantic economy. Further, through a series of migrations, Caribbean people... (read more)

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From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969
From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969
by Eric Williams
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From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean is about 30 million people scattered across an arc of islands -- Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, Trinidad, among others-separated by the languages and cultures of their colonizers, but... (read more)

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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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Cuba: From Columbus to Castro and Beyond
Cuba: From Columbus to Castro and Beyond
by Jaime Suchlicki
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A history of Cuba and its tenuous relationship with the United... (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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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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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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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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