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  • The Irresistible Mr Wrongby Jeremy Scott

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 26.24

    Why do women go for bastards? Not all women certainly, but an identifiable number of them - including almost all heiresses - find themselves drawn to, even marrying, a thoroughgoing wrong'un who steals their money, cheats on them and sometimes beats them up. Why, to these educated, rational, rich and otherwise balanced young women, is Mr Wrong irresistible?... more...

  • Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbeanby Philippe Zaca´r

    University Press of Florida 2010; US$ 39.95

    During the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as Guadeloupe, the Dominican Republic, French Guiana, the Bahamas, and Jamaica. The contributors to this volume explore the common thread of prejudice against... more...

  • Georgetown Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Renewing the Houseby Alice V.M. Samson

    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...

  • Politics and Power in Haitiby Kate Quinn; Paul Sutton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Examining the political legacies of the Duvalier period and after, and revisiting the work of the late David Nicholls, Politics and Power in Haiti provides some of the keys to understanding the turbulent world of Haitian politics and the persistent challenges at home and from abroad which have distorted development. more...

  • Free and French in the Caribbeanby John Patrick Walsh

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99

    In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and AimÚ CÚsaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution that freed the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1803 and the departmentalization of Martinique and other French... more...

  • The Prophet and Powerby Alex Dupuy; Franck Laraque

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 35.99

    This compelling book offers a comprehensive analysis of the struggle for democracy in Haiti, set in the context of the tumultuous rise and fall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Haiti, The Prophet and Power explores the crisis of democratization in a poor, underdeveloped, peripheral society with a long history... more...

  • The Idea of Haitiby Millery PolynÚ

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    After Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, aid workers and offers of support poured in from around the world. Tellingly, though, news reports on the catastrophe and relief efforts frequently included a pejorative description of the country that outsiders were determined to rebuild: the troubled island nation, a nation... more...

  • Sketches of Haytiby William Woodis Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1827, this is an account of the revolution and its immediate aftermath in Haiti. The author was a surgeon employed by King Christophe. more...

  • Mulatto Republicby April J. Mayes

    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...