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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
Following Dolphins Under My Bed and Turtles in Our Wake comes the third leg of the Claytons' voyage, two early retirees who decided to live life sailing from place to place to fulfil their dream. Told uniquely from the wife's perspective, Sandra Clayton was initially a reluctant sailor, but became a keen yachtswoman by the end of the first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This volume provides the first comprehensive assessment of post-Cold War US-Caribbean relations. Focusing on Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad-Tobago, the book looks at the political history of the region during the Cold War years, the region's current political economy, international security, and issues of migration and crime. Spanning... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 70.08
Hauptbeschreibung Die Royal Navy war im frühen 19. Jahrhundert auf allen Weltmeeren präsent. Sie war nicht nur ein Instrument der Seekriegsführung, sondern auch dafür zuständig, die Wildnis Tasmaniens in einen Garten zu verwandeln und den malaysischen Piraten die Landwirtschaft nahezubringen. Die Vermessung der Welt, die »Verbesserung« der Natur... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Spencer Mawby analyses the conflicts between the British government and Caribbean nationalists over regional integration, the Cold War, immigration policy and financial aid in the decades before Jamaica, Trinidad and the other territories of the Anglophone Caribbean became independent. more...