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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 63.95
More centrally focused on the Caribbean than any other survey of the region, Caribbean History examines a wide range of topics to give students a thorough understanding of the region's history. The text favors a traditional, largely chronological approach to the study of Caribbean history, however, because it is impossible to be entirely chronological... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
In 1946, the people of the French Antilles--the Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe--chose the path of assimilation rather than independence from France. Their histories offer an important contrast to the wars of decolonization following World War II. Although Antilleans experienced profound disappointments with the process, the vote for... more...
- Smithsonian 2016; US$ 29.95
Based on unprecedented research in Cuba, the direct testimony of scores of Cuban musicians, and the author's unique experience as a prominent jazz musician, Cubano Be, Cubano Bop is destined to take its place among the classics of jazz history. The work pays tribute not only to a distinguished lineage of Cuban jazz musicians and composers, but... more...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 45.00
Between 1717 and 1731, the French Company of the Indies (Compagnie des Indes) held a virtual monopoly over Louisiana culture and trade. Among numerous controls, its administrators oversaw the slave trade, the immigration of free and indentured whites, negotiations with Native American peoples, and the purchase and exportation of Louisiana-grown tobacco.... more...
- University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 89.95
One of the British Empire?s most isolated and poorest colonies, the Bahamas has never quite seen itself as part of the British West Indies nor vice versa. Although the Bahamas had class tensions similar to those found in other British colonial lands, Gail Saunders shows that racial tensions did not necessarily parallel those across the West Indies... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99
Peter C. Bjarkman has traveled to all corners of Cuba covering baseball, from their early Olympic baseball triumphs to the recent domestic economic crises that have spurred an increasing number of Cuban stars to abandon their homeland. Having enjoyed rare access and personally knowing most of the top Cuban stars, Bjarkman reveals the complete story... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
Vodou in Haitian Memory examines the idea and representation of the Haitian Vodou in Haitin history, art, painting, aesthetics, and culture. Vodou is also studied from multiple theoretical approaches including queer, feminist theory, critical race theory, Marxism, postcolonial criticism, postmodernism, and psychoanalysis. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 94.99
This collection studies comparatively the connections and relationships between Vodou and African traditional religions such as Yoruba religion and Egyptian religion. Vodou is also studied from multiple theoretical approaches including queer, feminist theory, critical race theory, Marxism, postcolonial criticism, postmodernism, and psychoanalysis.... more...