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- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Before you plan your family?s next excursion in the nation?s capital, get some help from a travel professional? and your kids! The Kid?s Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city. Inside you?ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 15.99
Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Washington, D.C., history features 15 short biographies of notorious badguys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary if misunderstood thinkers, and other colorful anti-heroes from the history of the nation's capital. more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99
In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aimé Césaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution that freed the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1803 and the departmentalization of Martinique and other French... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 7.99
England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. With his usual insight and authority, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks 100 of the very best from the white cliffs of Dover to Hadrian's Wall - and explains the fascinating stories behind each. Jenkins' entertaining and erudite entries provide the rich historical, geographical, botanical... more...
- University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 29.95
Important information on prehistoric island populations and migrations. According to the European chronicles, at the time of contact, the Greater Antilles were inhabited by the Ta&iactue;nos or Arawak Indians, who were organized in hierarchical societies. Since its inception Caribbean archaeology has used population as an important variable... more...
- University of California Press 1995; US$ 29.95
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$ 39.75
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 17.99
Frommer's Washington, D.C. 2010 With Fold out Map The giant pandas are the undisputed stars of the National Zoo. See chapter 7. Foldout map, plus detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife Itineraries, walking... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 16.99
LET FROMMER'S SHOW YOU WHERE YOUR KIDS CAN: Take a simulated orbital flight Dress like Thomas Jefferson Ogle the Hope Diamond Pet a horseshoe crab Touch a moon rock Crawl through a replica of an African termites' mound See money being made PLUS INVALUABLE TRAVEL TIPS: Age ranges for each sight and activity Hotels that... more...