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- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99
In this groundbreaking book, Shireen Lewis gives a comprehensive analysis of the literary and theoretical discourse on race, culture, and identity by Francophone and Caribbean writers beginning in the early part of the twentieth century and continuing into the dawn of the new millennium. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 33.99
Beyond Slavery traces the enduring impact and legacy of the African diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean in the modern era. In a rich set of essays, the volume explores the multiple ways that Africans have affected political, economic, and cultural life throughout the region. The contributors engage readers interested in the African diaspora... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 22.99
The essays, reviews, memoirs, and other writings collected here for the first time conjure up one of the great critical imaginations of our time. The Golden Fleece , which takes its title from Spark?s first published essay, has four sections?Art & Poetry; Autobiography & Travel; Literature; and Religion, Politics & Philosophy?forming a kind of oblique... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635--1848 Bernard Moitt Examines the reaction of black women to slavery. In Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635--1848, Bernard Moitt argues that gender had a profound effect on the slave plantation system in the French Antilles.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 11.95
"Of the hundreds of logbooks and journals I have examined, this is the most valuable for the slave trade in western Africa.... [Mouser's] exhaustive background research and editing are exemplary." -- George Brooks Captain Samuel Gamble's log contains the record of a slaving venture to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 144.00
This anthology represents important and original directions in the study of Caribbean migration. It takes a comparative perspective on the Caribbean people's migratory experiences to North America, Europe, and within the Caribbean. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, the book discusses: * the causes of migration * the experiences of migrants ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
This beautifully illustrated volume features work by leading writers and experts on carnival from around the world, and includes two stunning photo essays by acclaimed photographers Pablo Delano and Jeffrey Chock. Editor Milla Cozart Riggio presents a body of work that takes the reader on a fascinating journey exploring the various aspects of carnival... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Rara is a vibrant annual street festival in Haiti, when followers of the Afro-Creole religion called Vodou march loudly into public space to take an active role in politics. Working deftly with highly original ethnographic material, Elizabeth McAlister shows how Rara bands harness the power of Vodou spirits and the recently dead to broadcast coded... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 26.00
This book examines the political behavior of Afro-Caribbean immigrants in New York City. more...