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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99
This compelling book offers a comprehensive analysis of the struggle for democracy in Haiti, set in the context of the tumultuous rise and fall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Haiti, The Prophet and Power explores the crisis of democratization in a poor, underdeveloped, peripheral society with a long history... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
After Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, aid workers and offers of support poured in from around the world. Tellingly, though, news reports on the catastrophe and relief efforts frequently included a pejorative description of the country that outsiders were determined to rebuild: the troubled island nation, a nation... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 10.65
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...
Antigua and Barbuda: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Request for Waiver of ApplicabilityInternational Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00
Antigua and Barbuda: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Request for Waiver of Applicability more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99
A 2015 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People Have you ever wondered what it?s like to live and work in the most important house in the country, or what it?s like to grow up there? Now, with The White House for Kids as your guide, you can explore the Executive Mansion for yourself. This intriguing, in-depth history of the White... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95
The origins of anti-Haitian and anti-black nationalist ideologies in the Dominican Republic have long been central to debates among the historians, political scientists, and journalists who wish to understand the relationship between popular expressions of Dominican identity and official nationalism. In The Mulatto Republic , April Mayes looks at... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
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...