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  • Culture and Customs of Puerto Ricoby Javier Galván

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    This exciting addition to the Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean series provides readers with an all-encompassing look at contemporary life in Puerto Rico. Having always been under the watchful eyes of other colonies and countries, Puerto Rico's own customs and traditions have managed to flourish throughout the ages, culturally... more...

  • Seasons of Maineby William Hubbell; Jean Hubbell

    Down East Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    More than 100 beautiful color photographs captures all four seasons in the state of Maine. more...

  • Puerto Rico Past and Present: An Encyclopedia, 2nd Editionby Serafín Méndez-Méndez; Ronald Fernandez

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Puerto Rico, an island rich with culture and national pride, continues to inspire debate over its designation as a commonwealth of the United States. This updated edition of a popular encyclopedia captures important historical, social, political, and cultural developments of the oldest colony in the world, up to and including the region's current... more...

  • Dividing Hispaniolaby Edward Paulino

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    The island of Hispaniola is split by a border that divides the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This border has been historically contested and largely porous. Dividing Hispaniola is a study of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo?s scheme, during the mid-twentieth century, to create and reinforce a buffer zone on this border through the establishment... more...

  • Haiti, History, and the Godsby Joan Dayan

    University of California Press 1996; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    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...

  • Ancient Borinquenby Peter E. Siegel; Peter G. Roe; Peter E. Siegel; Joshua M. Torres; John G. Jones; Lee A. Newsom; Deborah M. Pearsall; Jeffrey B. Walker; Susan D. deFrance; Karen F. Anderson-Córdova; Anne V. Stokes; Daniel P. Wagner

    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...

  • Upholding Democracy: The United States Military Campaign in Haiti, 1994-1997by John Ballard

    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...

  • Backpacks Full of Hopeby Eduardo Aldunate

    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...

  • Antigua and Barbuda Sightsby MobileReference

    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...

  • Fixing Haitiby Jorge Heine; Andrew Thompson

    United Nations University Press 2011; Not Available

    Haiti may well be the only country in the Americas with a last name. References to the land of the “black Jacobins” are almost always followed by the phrase “the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere”. To that dubious distinction, on 12 January 2010 Haiti added another, when it was hit by the most devastating natural disaster... more...