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- Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 23.14
"Alle Bewohner der ländlichen Gebiete [...] haben sich innerhalb von acht Tagen in von Truppen besetzten Dörfern einzufinden. Wer nach dieser Frist abseits der Befestigungsanlagen aufgegriffen wird, gilt als Aufständischer und wird als solcher bestraft." Mit diesem Befehl zur Zwangsumsiedlung der Zivilbevölkerung vom 21. Oktober 1896 sollte... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.99
Writings on the Sand is the authors recollection of his familys lifes story during a time of great turmoil in Cuban history. The authors father was Chief of the National Police in Santiago de Cuba. Following the resignation of President Fulgencio Batista ,his father acted as intermediary to help establish communication... more...
- Down East Books 2013; US$ 14.99
What better way for children to learn their ABCs?and discover a little about Maine?than with this vibrant and whimsical volume from Camden, Maine, artist Susan Ramsay Hoguet. Illustrating distinct Maine icons, such as moose, lobster, and Mount Katahdin, the rhyming verse will have children singing it, asking for it to be read again and again, and... more...
- Sidestone Press 2010; US$ 37.75
This study is a contribution to the household archaeology of the Caribbean. The aim of the research was to come to a material definition of the pre-colonial house, rather than rely on the few, short, Spanish colonial descriptions. Archaeological research from the indigenous Taíno site of El Cabo in the Dominican Republic is presented and seven... more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2010; US$ 27.99
Eugenics, racial thinking, and white supremacist attitudes influenced even the federal government's actions toward housing in the 20th century, dooming American cities to ghettoization. The Federal Housing Administration continued discriminatory housing policies even into the 1960s, long after civil rights legislation. This all-American tale is told... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 75.00
As a young militant in the 26th of July Movement, Esteban Morales Domínguez participated in the overthrow of the Batista regime and the triumph of the Cuban Revolution. The revolutionaries, he understood, sought to establish a more just and egalitarian society. But Morales Dominguez, an Afro-Cuban, knew that the complicated question of race could... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 24.99
Joseph J. Dimock's descriptions of Cuba in his travel diary provide a remarkable firsthand view of a fascinating period in the island's history. In the mid-nineteenth century, the United States was pursuing manifest destiny. The war with Mexico had resulted in a vast increase of national territory, and many north Americans wanted Cuba as the next acquisition.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 24.99
This new book provides a first-hand, grassroots look at life in Cuba, including very vivid descriptions of its people and places. Real Life in Castro's Cuba illuminates the human face of Cuba, which over the years has largely been hidden in the shadow of Fidel Castro. Real Life in Castro's Cuba is written by Catherine Moses, who lived and worked in... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 29.99
Planning the Past studies the way a post-colonial society reconstructs its national history and grapples with its colonial past, specifically in Port Royal, a Jamaican village with a dramatic history of pirates, naval admirals, and earthquakes. The plans for Port Royal's heritage tourism development represent a chronological record of historical revisionism,... more...