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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...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99
United States-Cuban Relations breaks new ground in its treatment of this long and tumultuous relationship by arguing that U.S. policy toward the island is not driven primarily by the political position of the U.S.-based Cuban community, but rather by a long-standing desire of U.S. leaders to dominate this island, a position that for fifty years has... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 149.99
The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology provides an overview of archaeological investigations in the insular Caribbean, understood here as the islands whose shores surround the Caribbean Sea and the islands of the Bahama Archipelago. Though these islands were never isolated from the surrounding mainland, their histories are sufficiently diverse... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 33.99
Beyond Slavery traces the enduring impact and legacy of the African diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean in the modern era. In a rich set of essays, the volume explores the multiple ways that Africans have affected political, economic, and cultural life throughout the region. The contributors engage readers interested in the African diaspora... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99
Negotiating Caribbean Freedom examines how development programs in Jamaica lock the state and rural smallholders into a relationship that fulfills the agendas of both constituents. It further shows how development policies end up bureaucratizing agrarian relations. more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99
In this groundbreaking book, Shireen Lewis gives a comprehensive analysis of the literary and theoretical discourse on race, culture, and identity by Francophone and Caribbean writers beginning in the early part of the twentieth century and continuing into the dawn of the new millennium. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Eddy M. Souffrant calls for a reassessment of the starting points of moral, social, and political philosophy that takes into account the actual living circumstances of persons living the 21st century. more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635--1848 Bernard Moitt Examines the reaction of black women to slavery. In Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635--1848, Bernard Moitt argues that gender had a profound effect on the slave plantation system in the French Antilles.... more...