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- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 21.49
This scarce work (in its original printing) covers the period stated in the title in detail. Importantly, it has good coverage of several little-known operations in the West Indies and in West Africa. Apps: List of former COs (1795-1892), chronology of movements and stations. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.99
In CASTRO'S SECRETS, highly acclaimed author and intelligence expert Brian Latell offers a strikingly original view of Fidel Castro in his role as Cuba's supreme spymaster. Based on interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's powerful intelligence and security services, long-buried secrets of Fidel's nearly 50-year reign are exposed for the first... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 17.00
"The earthquake has unleashed a desperation I recognize from my long education in Haiti as the desperation of extreme poverty. A few blocks away, I heard an elderly Haitian arguing with an officer of the 82nd over a piece of rope or bungee cord the man needed to tie up a bundle of stuff. The man had no teeth and gray sprouts of hair and he held the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99
On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle it. Jonathan M. Katz, the only full-time American news correspondent in Haiti, was inside his house when it buckled along with hundreds of thousands of others. In this visceral, authoritative first-hand account, Katz chronicles... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.99
Escritos sobre la Arena recoge las memorias del autor de su familia en una época de gran agitación en la Historia de Cuba. Después de la renuncia del Presidente Batista, su padre, que era Jefe de la Policía Nacional en Santiago de Cuba, actuó como intermediario para ayudar a establecer comunicación entre el... more...
Constitutional Documents of Haiti 1790?1860 / Documents constitutionnels d'Ha´ti 1790-1860 / Verfassungsdokumente Haitis 1790-1860De Gruyter 2013; US$ 277.00
In the wake of the American and French revolutions at the end of the 18th century, the first modern constitutional documents adopted in the Americas outside of the US were penned in Haiti. This newly revised edition takes into account for the first time all constitutional documents from 1790 onward, thus offering a unique window on the early constitutional... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Originally published in 1824, this firsthand account describes how, in June 1822, young English seaman Aaron Smith was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England. A skilled navigator, fluent in Spanish, and regarded as what was then acceptable as a ship?s surgeon, he was an attractive candidate for conscription.... more...