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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.50
"A landmark collection of documents by the field's leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful." --Alyssa... 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...
- Globe Pequot Press 2014; US$ 18.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips New England. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive to and from many top New England destiations. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips New England helps makes the most of a brief getaway.... more...
- Unofficial Guides 2014; US$ 17.99
Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum , The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. is the insider's guide to Washington at its best with more... more...
From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens: Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment in Haiti, 1804-2012Taylor 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...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Washington, D.C. , will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect companion. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99
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 House explains its role as a home, an office, and a powerful symbol... 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 54.99
Here is an annotated, scholarly, multilingual edition of the only lengthy text personally written by Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture: the memoirs he wrote shortly before his death in the French prison of Fort de Joux. The translation is based on an original copy in Louverture's hand never before published. Historian Philippe Girard begins... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
Surrounded by miles of magnificent white sand beaches, protected by coral reefs and brushed by the constant breeze of the trade winds, Barbados is a swimmers paradise. The west coast beaches are calm and lapped by the Caribbean. The south coast has small to medium waves that are great for windsurfing and boogie boarding, while the southeast coast... more...