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  • Passage to Cubaby Cynthia Carris Alonso

    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...

  • Life in a Black Communityby Hannah Jopling

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    Life in a Black Community details and explores the Jim Crow era in Annapolis, Maryland. It recounts the tactics blacks used to gain equal rights, details the methods whites employed to deny or curtail their rights, and explores a range of survival and advancement strategies used by black families. more...

  • Cuba: A Historyby Sergio Guerra-Vilaboy; Oscar Loyola-Vega

    Ocean Press 2015; US$ 11.95

    A concise, readable history beyond the images of cigars, classic cars, Fidel Castro, and Che Guevara. more...

  • Dancehall und Homophobieby Patrick Helber

    transcript 2015; US$ 31.48

    Erstmalig wird in diesem Buch die mediale Kontroverse um Dancehall-Musik und Homophobie im Jahr 2004 analysiert und in den historischen, politischen und kulturellen Kontext des postkolonialen jamaikanischen Staates eingeordnet. Ein umfangreicher Querschnitt durch die Geschichte der Insel beleuchtet die vielfältigen Widerstandskulturen von den Maroons... more...

  • The History of Cubaby Clifford Staten

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    A thorough examination of the history of Cuba, focusing primarily on the period from the revolution in 1959 to the present day. more...

  • Eduardo Chibásby Ilan Ehrlich

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 84.99

    Chapter 2: ?Shoot Me in the Heart, the Ortodoxos Need a Martyr? Chapter 4: ?We are Alone With the People? Chapter 6: ?The Miracle of Chibás? Chapter 8: ?I?m Not One of Those Generals Who Dies in Bed? Chapter 10: ?I am Going to Open My Briefcase? more...

  • The Great Divideby Thomas Fleming

    Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    A fresh look at the nation?s formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson. more...

  • Fighting Slavery in the Caribbeanby Luis Martinez-Fernandez

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume presents a social history of life in mid-19th-century Cuba as experienced by George Backhouse (and his wife, Grace), who served on the British Havana Mixed Commission for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Documented with extracts from the Backhouse's correspondence, diaries and other contemporary papers, Martinez-Fernandez paints a detailed... more...

  • Ancestors of Worthy Lifeby Teresa S. Moyer

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Despite the contributions of enslaved African Americans to our country?s economy, culture, and history, records of their existence are all but expunged from plantation sites, which are reluctant to show and interpret the homes and lives of the enslaved. One such site is Mount Clare near Baltimore, Maryland, where Teresa Moyer?s work examines the lives... more...

  • Blockbusting in Baltimoreby W. Edward Orser

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    This innovative study of racial upheaval and urban transformation in Baltimore, Maryland investigates the impact of "blockbusting" -- a practice in which real estate agents would sell a house on an all-white block to an African American family with the aim of igniting a panic among the other residents. These homeowners would often sell at a loss to... more...