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- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 150.00
Haiti has long played an important role in global perception of the western hemisphere, but ideas about Haiti often appear paradoxical. Is it a land of tyranny and oppression or a beacon of freedom as site of the world's only successful slave revolution? A bastion of devilish practices or a devoutly religious island? Does its status as the second... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99
In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aimé Césaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution that freed the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1803 and the departmentalization of Martinique and other French... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Examining the political legacies of the Duvalier period and after, and revisiting the work of the late David Nicholls, Politics and Power in Haiti provides some of the keys to understanding the turbulent world of Haitian politics and the persistent challenges at home and from abroad which have distorted development. more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Washington, D.C. will lead you straight to the very best attractions the city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Toussaint L'Ouverture (1743-1803) won international renown in the Haitian fight for independence. He led thousands of former slaves into battle against French, Spanish, and English forces, routing the Europeans and seizing control of the entire island of Hispaniola. L'Ouverture became governor and commander-in-chief of Haiti before officially acknowledging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Despite Haiti's proximity to the United States, and its considerable importance to our own history, Haiti barely registered in the historic consciousness of most Americans until recently. Those who struggled to understand Haiti's suffering in the earthquake of 2010 often spoke of it as the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, but could not explain... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 13.99
Map your own adventure. Washington, D.C. Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best ways to see Washington, D.C. Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of D.C. in a short time--with bulleted maps... more...
- MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99
This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 19.99
Full-color throughout , with free full-color foldout map. Completely updated every year, Frommer's Washington, D.C. provides up-to-the-minute coverage of D.C. shopping and nightlife; accurate neighborhood maps; advice on planning a successful family vacation; and side trips to Alexandria, VA and Mount Vernon. Our author, a longtime resident... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 26.24
Why do women go for bastards? Not all women certainly, but an identifiable number of them ? including almost all heiresses ? find themselves drawn to, even marrying, a thoroughgoing wrong?un who steals their money, cheats on them and sometimes beats them up. Why, to these educated, rational, rich and otherwise balanced young women, is Mr Wrong irresistible?... more...