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Constitutional Documents of Haiti 1790-1860 / Documents constitutionnels d'Haïti 1790-1860 / Verfassungsdokumente Haitis 1790-1860De Gruyter 2013; US$ 277.00
In der Folge der amerikanischen und der französischen Revolutionen Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts entstanden in Haiti die ersten modernen Verfassungstexte auf dem amerikanischen Doppelkontinent außerhalb der Vereinigten Staaten. Die nun aufgelegte Edition berücksichtigt erstmalig alle Verfassungstexte von 1790 bis und erlaubt daher einen einzigartigen Einblick... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 21.95
Backpacks Full of Hope: The UN Mission in Haiti describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the particularly turbulent year September 2005 to September 2006. It details the realities of commanding more than 7,000 men from eleven countries while working... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 26.95
English colonial expansion in the Caribbean was more than a matter of migration and trade. It was also a source of social and cultural change within England. Finding evidence of cultural exchange between England and the Caribbean as early as the seventeenth century, Susan Dwyer Amussen uncovers the learned practice of slaveholding. As English colonists... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 29.95
Second only to Fidel Castro, Fulgencio Batista is the most controversial leader in modern Cuban history. And yet, until now, there has been no objective biography written about him. In this book, the first of two volumes, Frank Argote-Freyre provides a full and balanced portrait of this historically shadowed figure. Drawing on an extensive review... more...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
The history of Haiti throughout the twentieth century has been marked by oppression at the hands of colonial and dictatorial overlords. But set against this "day for the hunter" has been a "day for the prey," a history of resistance, and sometimes of triumph. With keen cultural and historical awareness, Gage Averill shows that Haiti's vibrant and... more...
- Lexington Books 1955; US$ 64.99
This book addresses the relationship between the Russian Federation and Cuba from 1992 to the present, the period since the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Mervyn J. Bain analyzes the reasons why the relationship between Havana and Moscow continues tothrive even after the end of the Cold War and the death of international socialism. He argues that... more...
- Routledge 2000; US$ 775.00
This ground-breaking Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 168.00
An inside account of the U.S. military operation to restore Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in 1994, this study demonstrates progress made in joint warfighting in the period following the end of the Cold War, including improvements in command and control, joint force integration, and techniques for successful humanitarian operations.^L... more...