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- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
Baltimore has a long, colorful history that traditionally has been focused on famous men, social elites, and patriotic events. The Baltimore Book is both a history of "the other Baltimore" and a tour guide to places in the city that are important to labor, African American, and women's history. The book grew out of a popular local bus tour conducted... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
Much of Jamaican prehistoric research—like that in the rest of the Caribbean basin—has been guided by at least a subconscious attempt to allow prehistoric native peoples to find their places within the charts established by Irving Rouse, who guided Caribbean research for much of the last half-century. The pre-Columbian peoples of Jamaica,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
We were enjoying a Jamaican meal at Verney's Tropical Resort, a small inn perched in the hills over Montego Bay. This was a true Jamaican feast - not a watered-down tourist version - served with real Jamaican hospitality. It's that opportunity to meet local residents, taste island dishes and retreat from the typical resort experience that brings... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
Following is an excerpt from this guide that specializes in some of the most popular areas of Jamaica. Also included in the guide is complete detail on where to stay, where to eat, what to see and what to do to make your trip unforgettable. We landed at Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport long after dark. The city was celebrating Friday... more...
- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 31.99
The roots of capitalism in America can be found in the archaeology and history of urban craftsmen and production in the Chesapeake regions of Annapolis and Alexandria.Revolutionary Economies examines archaeological sites in these early American cities in order to explore the country's economic history, charting the stages of production from household... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1969; US$ 95.00
Comprising Interesting Topics for Absent Proprietors, Merchants, etc., and Valuable Hints to Persons Intending To Emigrate to the Island: Also an Authentic Narrative of the Negro Insurrection in 1831; With a Faithful Detail of the Manners, Customs and Habits of the Colonists, and A Description of the Country, Climate, Productions, etc., Including an... more...
- Nation Books 2011; US$ 16.99
Named the Dolman Travel Book of the Year, The Dead Yard paints an unforgettable portrait of modern Jamaica. Since independence, Jamaica has gradually become associated with twin images--a resort-style travel Eden for foreigners and a new kind of hell for Jamaicans, a society where gangs control the areas where most Jamaicans live and drug lords... more...
- Rough Guides 2010; US$ 19.99
The Rough Guide to Jamaica is the ultimate travel guide to the most captivating of the Caribbean islands. From dining by the sea to dancing under the stars, we?ve picked out the best of Jamaica, with full-colour pictures offering a taste of what to expect. Detailed practical advice covers everything from restaurants and accommodation to tipping and... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
In 1968, Baltimore was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base. In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class. This book offers chapters on events leading up to the turmoil, the riots,... more...