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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global economic and political order, and how the more dominant members... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 208.00
In this eye-witness history of Barbados, Ligon gives perhaps the earliest account of attempts at sugar manufacture. His description of a plantation indicates the size and complexity of the estates acquired in Barbados by subtle and greedy' planters, even in the early days of the industry. more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99
Washington, DC, gleams with stately columns and neoclassical temples, a pulsing hub of political power and prowess. But for decades it was one of the worst excuses for a capital city the world had ever seen. Before America became a world power in the twentieth century, Washington City was an eyesore at best and a disgrace at worst. Unfilled swamps,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The first scholarly book on the Grenada Revolution from the humanities, this book investigates and breaks the long public silence on the legacies of the Grenada Revolution. The book reveals how the Grenada Revolution shaped the cultural and political vocabularies of the entire Caribbean both during its four-year life (1979-1983) and in the quarter... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 195.00
Washington Information Director y is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. Washington Information Directory offers three... more...
- University of California Press 1996; US$ 31.95
In Haiti, History, and the Gods, Joan Dayan charts the cultural imagination of Haiti not only by reconstructing the island's history but by highlighting ambiguities and complexities that have been ignored. She investigates the confrontational space in which Haiti is created and recreated in fiction and fact, text and ritual, discourse and practice.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
Native American cultures of Puerto Rico prior to the arrival of the Spanish in 1493. A book on the prehistory of a modern geopolitical entity is artificial. It is unlikely that prehistoric occupants recognized the same boundaries and responded to the same political forces that operated in the formation of current nations, states, or cities. Yet,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 132.00
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...
- 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...
- MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 3.99
This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual articles. more...