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  • Adventures in Havana Cubaby Vivien Lougheed

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 6.99

    We travel to grow – our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise – sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations.... more...

  • Afro-Cuban Diasporas in the Atlantic Worldby Solimar Otero

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 29.15

    "Afro-Cuban Diasporas in the Atlantic World" explores how Yoruba and Afro-Cuban communities moved across the Atlantic between the Americas and Africa in successive waves in the nineteenth century. In Havana, Yoruba slaves from Lagos banded together to buy their freedom and sail home to Nigeria. Once in Lagos, this Cuban repatriate community became... more...

  • Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Pastby Julia A. King

    University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 57.00

    In this innovative work, Julia King moves nimbly among a variety of sources and disciplinary approaches—archaeological, historical, architectural, literary, and art-historical—to show how places take on, convey, and maintain meanings. Focusing on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland, King looks at the ways in which various... more...

  • The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capitalby Mark Leone

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 57.95

    What do archaeological excavations in Annapolis, Maryland, reveal about daily life in the city's history? Considering artifacts such as ceramics, spirit bundles, printer's type, and landscapes, this engaging, generously illustrated, and original study illuminates the lives of the city's residents?walking, seeing, reading, talking, eating, and living... more...

  • Aufstand und Zwangsumsiedlungby Andreas Stucki

    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...

  • Baltimore '68by Jessica Elfenbein; Thomas Hollowak; Elizabeth Nix

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    In 1968, Baltimore was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base. In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class. This book offers chapters on events leading up to the turmoil, the riots,... more...

  • The Baltimore Bookby Linda Shopes

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95

    Baltimore has a long, colorful history that traditionally has been focused on famous men, social elites, and patriotic events. The Baltimore Book is both a history of "the other Baltimore" and a tour guide to places in the city that are important to labor, African American, and women's history. The book grew out of a popular local bus tour conducted... more...

  • Beyond the Blockadeby Susan Kepecs; L. Antonio Curet; L. Antonio Curet; Gabino La Rosa Corzo; Iosvany Hernandez Mora; Vernon James Jr. Knight; Gabino La Rosa Corzo; Lorenzo Morales Santos; Thilo Rehren; Daniel Torres Etayo; Jorge Calvera Roses; Susan Kepecs

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    This innovative volume builds on dialogues opened in recent years between Cuban archaeologists, whose work has long been carried out behind closed doors, and their international colleagues.  The chapters included herein span a wide range of subjects across the full chronological spectrum.  Most were written by emerging Cuban professionals... more...

  • Black Baltimoreby Harold Mcdougall

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 31.95

    Describes how 'base communities' small peer groups that share similar views, circumstances, and objectives have helped neighborhoods respond to the failure of both government and the market to create conditions for a decent quality of life for all. The author also argues for the primacy of church leadership within the black community. more...

  • Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republicby Melina Pappademos

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    While it was not until 1871 that slavery in Cuba was finally abolished, African-descended people had high hopes for legal, social, and economic advancement as the republican period started. In Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic , Melina Pappademos analyzes the racial politics and culture of black civic and political activists during... more...