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- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Set along both the physical and social margins of the British Empire in the second half of the seventeenth century, Everyday Life in the Early English Caribbean explores the construction of difference through the everyday life of colonial subjects. Jenny Shaw examines how marginalized colonial subjectsIrish and Africanscontributed to these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.99
The story of Fidel Castro has few parallels in contemporary history. None of the outstanding Third World leaders of the twentieth-century played such a prominent and restless part on the international stage and none survived as head of state for as long. Over almost 50 years, he was one of the most controversial political figures in the world, and... more...
- PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Originally published in 1950, this analysis by three respected activists successfully predicted the future course of Marxism. Their revolutionary critique of industrial civilization possessed a striking originality that was insular in its political context and optimistic in its expectations for the working class. They envisioned that the working class... more...
Constitutional Documents of Haiti 1790?1860 / Documents constitutionnels d'Ha´ti 1790-1860 / Verfassungsdokumente Haitis 1790-1860De Gruyter 2013; US$ 277.00
In the wake of the American and French revolutions at the end of the 18th century, the first modern constitutional documents adopted in the Americas outside of the US were penned in Haiti. This newly revised edition takes into account for the first time all constitutional documents from 1790 onward, thus offering a unique window on the early constitutional... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 95.00
Basándose en sus cartas personales y las de otros escritores e intelectuales cubanos conservadas en el archivo de la Universidad de Princeton, y en una serie de entrevistas con el mismo escritor antes de su muerte, con sus amigos y colegas, esta biografía literaria habla del viaje intelectual de Benítez Rojo desde sus exordios en el... more...
- Mill City Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Of God and Cuba paints a vivid description of Kathleen Tobins research visits and personal experiences in Cuba during the countrys Special Period. Her interests in the history of religion and politics drew her to the island and she came away with a deeper understanding of Cubas people, culture, and differences with the United States. more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 120.00
African slavery was pervasive in Spain?s Atlantic empire yet remained in the margins of the imperial economy until the end of the eighteenth century when the plantation revolution in the Caribbean colonies put the slave traffic and the plantation at the center of colonial exploitation and conflict. The international group of scholars brought together... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Fidel Castro had ruled the island of Cuba for fifty-two years when ill health forced him to step down in 2008. Over the course of that time, he changed Cuba from a republic to a communist state and became one of the most divisive leaders in the second half of the twentieth century. For some, he is a champion of humanitarianism, socialism, and environmentalism.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
After Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, aid workers and offers of support poured in from around the world. Tellingly, though, news reports on the catastrophe and relief efforts frequently included a pejorative description of the country that outsiders were determined to rebuild: the troubled island nation, a nation... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In the mid-nineteenth century, Cuba's infamous "coolie" trade brought well over 100,000 Chinese indentured laborers to its shores. Though subjected to abominable conditions, they were followed during subsequent decades by smaller numbers of merchants, craftsmen, and free migrants searching for better lives far from home. In a comprehensive, vibrant... more...