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  • Free and French in the Caribbeanby John Patrick Walsh

    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...

  • Washingtonby Steve Gottlieb

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2010; US$ 18.99

    Author/photographer Gottlieb turns his lens to the nation's capital?perhaps the most photographed city on earth. Through Gottlieb's remarkable eye, Washington, D.C. is portrayed in all seasons, at all times of day, and in every subtle variation of light. These photographs provide an interpretation of our nation's capital that is both stirring and joyful,... more...

  • Flamingos of Necker Islandby Michaeline Moloney

    Sevenseahorse 2013; US$ 7.99

    Enter the fascinating world of hundreds of free-flying Caribbean Flamingos, introduced by Sir Richard Branson into a most extraordinary setting, his home island, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands. Determined to reestablish a hardy flamingo presence in the Virgin Islands after man extirpated this native bird as recently as the 1960’s, two natural... more...

  • A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoesby Richard Ligon

    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...

  • The Prophet and Powerby Alex Dupuy; Franck Laraque

    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...

  • The Idea of Haitiby Millery Polyné

    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...

  • England's 100 Best Viewsby Simon Jenkins

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 10.66

    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...

  • Sketches of Haytiby William Woodis Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1827, this is an account of the revolution and its immediate aftermath in Haiti. The author was a surgeon employed by King Christophe. 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 Applicabilityby International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

    International 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...

  • Mulatto Republicby April J. Mayes

    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...