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- F+W Media 2011; US$ 14.95
Can?t decide on which island to visit? Worried about keeping your toddlers and teens entertained? Anxious about beach safety or the local menu? The Everything Family Guide to the Caribbean keeps you and the kids in mind?so you can relax and enjoy the vacation you deserve! You can?t beat the Caribbean for fun and excitement?but you want your family... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 39.00
On the eve of the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's epic voyage, this major new textbook survey explains how the region's present geography is intimately tied to the past. The Caribbean was Europe's first colony, its landscapes transform more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 49.95
The Fear of French Negroes is an interdisciplinary study that explores how people of African descent responded to the collapse and reconsolidation of colonial life in the aftermath of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1845). Using visual culture, popular music and dance, periodical literature, historical memoirs, and state papers, Sara E. Johnson examines... more...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 29.95
More than fifty years after its initial publication, C. Vann Woodward?s landmark work, The Burden of Southern History, remains an essential text on the southern past. Today, a ?southern burden? still exists, but its shape and impact on southerners and the world varies dramatically from the one envisioned by Woodward. Recasting Woodward?s ideas on the... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 17.99
Completely updated every other year, Frommer's Caribbean Ports of Call takes a fresh look at the most classic cruise destination. Our author, who has lived in Bonaire and Belize, and, hits all the highlights, from Cape Canaveral to Martinique. She's experienced all of the cruise lines in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
John Davy (1790-1868) was an English doctor and brother of the chemist Sir Humphrey Davy. After graduating from Edinburgh University, in 1814 Davy became Inspector General of Army Hospitals, and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1834. In his capacity as Inspector General, he spent 1845-1848 living in Barbados and visiting other Caribbean... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of these nations, and the increasing economic vulnerabilities... more...
- J.S. Sanders books 1992; US$ 21.99
From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams "stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity," this volume completes the story of the transformation of a river and of the culture it nourished. Southern Classics Series. more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 22.95
Dixie is a political and social history of the South during the second half of the twentieth century told from Curtis Wilkie's perspective as a white man intimately transformed by enormous racial and political upheavals. Wilkie's personal take on some of the landmark events of modern American history is as engaging as it is insightful. He attended... more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 25.95
The Caribbean stands out in the popular imagination as a 'place without history', a place which has somehow eluded modernity. Haiti is envisioned as being trapped in an endless cycle of violence and instability, Cuba as a 1950s time warp, Jamaicans as ganja-smoking Rastafarians, while numerous pristine, anonymous islands are simply peaceful... more...