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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...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 21.95
Backpacks Full of Hope: The UN Mission in Haiti describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the particularly turbulent year September 2005 to September 2006. It details the realities of commanding more than 7,000 men from eleven countries while working... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 37.99
In the interest of locating race and ethnicity as sociological and political categories that are inimical to contemporary conceptions of the nation state, editor Anton L. Allahar explores the geopolitics of the Caribbean through a comparative focus. The result is a study that is unique in scope and also in its level of scholarly reflection. This book... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
Much of Jamaican prehistoric research—like that in the rest of the Caribbean basin—has been guided by at least a subconscious attempt to allow prehistoric native peoples to find their places within the charts established by Irving Rouse, who guided Caribbean research for much of the last half-century. The pre-Columbian peoples of Jamaica,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 28.00
English colonial expansion in the Caribbean was more than a matter of migration and trade. It was also a source of social and cultural change within England. Finding evidence of cultural exchange between England and the Caribbean as early as the seventeenth century, Susan Dwyer Amussen uncovers the learned practice of slaveholding. As English colonists... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 29.95
Second only to Fidel Castro, Fulgencio Batista is the most controversial leader in modern Cuban history. And yet, until now, there has been no objective biography written about him. In this book, the first of two volumes, Frank Argote-Freyre provides a full and balanced portrait of this historically shadowed figure. Drawing on an extensive review... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
?With the first study to address the development of a free, mixed-race Caribbean community using historical and archaeological evidence, Armstrong has provided a new direction for research and challenged accepted notions of Caribbean family structure. more...