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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Telling West Indian Lives: Life Narrative and the Reform of Plantation Slavery Cultures 1804-18 3 4 draws historical and literary attention to life story and narration in the late plantation slavery period. Drawing on new archival research, it highlights the ways written narrative shaped evangelical, philanthropic, and antislavery reform projects.... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Based on unprecedented access to both Cuban and American officials, a book that offers fresh insight into one of history's most enigmatic relationships between nation-states?from one of America's best-known voices of political and social activism. Listen, Yankee! offers an account of Cuban politics from Tom Hayden's unique position as an observer... more...
- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 19.00
Foreword by Hazel V. Carby A modern classic about power and the making of history, with a new foreword by a prominent scholar Placing the West?s failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debates over the Alamo and Christopher Columbus, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Focusing on piracy in the seventeenth century, filibustering in the nineteenth century, intracolonial migrations in the 1930s, metropolitan racializations in the 1950s and 1960s, and feminist redefinitions of creolization and sexile from the 1940s to the 1990s, this book redefines the Caribbean beyond the postcolonial debate. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? A thrilling adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of Shadow Divers Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men?John Chatterton and John Mattera?are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the... more...
- Quercus 2014; Not Available
The war to end all wars, people said in 1918. Not for long. By 1919, White Russians were fighting Bolshevik Reds for control of their country, and Winston Churchill (then Secretary of State for War) wanted to see Communism "strangled in its cradle". So a volunteer R.A.F. squadron, flying Sopwith Camels, went there to duff up the Reds. "There's... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85
María de las Mercedes de Santa Cruz y Montalvo, condesa de Merlin (1789-1852). Cuba. Nació en una familia de la aristocracia habanera el 5 de febrero de 1789. Hija de Joaquín de Santa Cruz y Cárdenas y María Teresa Montalvo y O'Farril, condes de Jaruco y Mompox. La condesa de Merlin ingresó en el Convento de Santa Clara en La Habana a los ocho años... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 24.99
This is an original survey of the economic and social history of slavery of the Afro-American experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. The focus of the book is on the Portuguese, Spanish, and French-speaking regions of continental America and the Caribbean. It analyzes the latest research on urban and rural slavery and on the African and Afro-American... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2000; US$ 28.95
Slave Emancipation in Cuba is the classic study of the end of slavery in Cuba. Rebecca J. Scott explores the dynamics of Cuban emancipation, arguing that slavery was not simply abolished by the metropolitan power of Spain or abandoned because of economic contradictions. Rather, slave emancipation was a prolonged, gradual and conflictive process... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 47.99
By exploring the complexities of enslavement in the autobiography of Cuban slave-poet Juan Francisco Manzano (1797?1854), Gerard Aching complicates the universally recognized assumption that a slave's foremost desire is to be freed from bondage. As the only slave narrative in Spanish that has surfaced to date, Manzano's autobiography details the daily... more...