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- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
?With the first study to address the development of a free, mixed-race Caribbean community using historical and archaeological evidence, Armstrong has provided a new direction for research and challenged accepted notions of Caribbean family structure. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 22.00
This book is an introductory history of racial slavery in the Americas. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Cuba: A Global Studies Handbook offers a revealing look at a nation that, in its ongoing pursuit of freedom, has been a colonial pawn, a neocolonial paradise for corrupt politicians and dictators, an alluring vacation destination, a defiant Communist holdout and embarrassing thorn in the side of the powerful United States. ||Drawing heavily on his... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 58.50
Translated into English for the first time, Dark Side of the Light scrutinizes Condorcet's Reflections on Negro Slavery and the works of Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Diderot side by side with the Code Noir (the royal document that codified the rules of French Caribbean slavery). In doing so, renowned French intellectual Louis Sala-Molins uncovers... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 9.99
Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why has the United States felt a need to repeatedly intervene in Haiti's affairs? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions in Paradise Lost . He examines how colonialism and slavery have left a legacy of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 25.00
Offers an account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the impending dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother, Raul. This work looks at the Fidel and Raul's remarkable relationship, revealing how they have collaborated in policy making, divided responsibilities, and resolved disagreements for more than forty years. more...
- Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 17.55
Like many Caribbean nations, Trinidad has felt the effects of globalization on its economy, politics, and expressive culture. Even Carnival, once a clandestine folk celebration, has been transformed into a major transnational festival. In Trinidad Carnival, Garth L. Green, Philip W. Scher, and an ... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
Nicaragua: The Imagining of a Nation is geared to students and academics of nationalism studies, history, and Latin American studies. Analyzing Nicaraguas postcolonial history, the author studies the Sandinista Revolution in the context of Nicaraguas on more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Fidel Castro was powerless, in prison, when the Cuban Revolution was launched by a tiny woman named Celia Sánchez. A fearless and brilliant organizer and recruiter, she created, nurtured, and led the insurgency that ousted the U.S.-backed dictator Fulge more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95
The Caribbean is one of the most tourism dependent regions of the world. This edited volume extends beyond the frontiers of normative perspectives of tourism development to incorporate "new" ideas and perspectives that relate to the socio-cultural, political and economic realities of these societies. This edited text therefore explores tourism in... more...