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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 45.00
To stroll the streets of Cuba—to hear the rumbling engines of its 1950s automobiles, the jazz, and the rumba—is to travel back in time, to see jaw-dropping natural beauty and the artists, musicians, and folklore of legends. With access few others have had, Cynthia Carris Alonso has spent twenty years capturing Havana?s crumbling, baroque splendor.... 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 39.95
Much of Jamaican prehistoric research?like that in the rest of the Caribbean basin?has been guided by at least a subconscious attempt to allow prehistoric native peoples to find their places within the charts established by Irving Rouse, who guided Caribbean research for much of the last half-century. The pre-Columbian peoples of Jamaica, and not... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 16.96
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 1999; US$ 27.99
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...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85
La Relación del fraile Jerónimo Ramón Pané terminada de componer a fines de 1498, es considerada por algunos el primer libro escrito en el Nuevo Mundo. Es también la primera descripción de la religiosidad de los indios taínos, habitantes de Santo Domingo. Fray Ramón Pané, "pobre ermitaño de la Orden de San Jerónimo" como él mismo se presenta,... 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...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 44.95
This is the first book in more than three decades to offer a complete and chronological history of revolutionary Cuba, including the years of rebellion that led to the revolution. Beginning with Batista?s coup in 1952, which catalyzed the rebels, and bringing the reader to the present-day transformations initiated by Raúl Castro, Luis Martínez-Fernández... more...
- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 34.99
The roots of capitalism in America can be found in the archaeology and history of urban craftsmen and production in the Chesapeake regions of Annapolis and Alexandria.Revolutionary Economies examines archaeological sites in these early American cities in order to explore the country's economic history, charting the stages of production from household... more...