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Caribbean & West Indies

  • 100 Years' History of the 2nd West India Regimentby J. E. Caulfield

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 21.49

    This scarce work (in it’s 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...

  • The 1812 Aponte Rebellion in Cuba and the Struggle against Atlantic Slaveryby Matt D. Childs

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 20.00

    In 1812 a series of revolts known collectively as the Aponte Rebellion erupted across the island of Cuba, comprising one of the largest and most important slave insurrections in Caribbean history. Matt Childs provides the first in-depth analysis of the rebellion, situating it in local, colonial, imperial, and Atlantic World contexts. Childs explains... more...

  • The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and Neighboring Islandsby Jesse Walter Fewkes; L. Antonio Curet

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    A valuable recounting of the first formal archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico. Originally published as the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907, this book was praised in an article in American Anthropologist as doing "more than any other to give a comprehensive... more...

  • African Caribbeansby Alan West-Duran

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 91.00

    The African Diaspora left an indelible imprint on Caribbean countries and islands. This reference, the only broad historical and cultural survey of the black experience in the Caribbean, celebrates the Afro-Caribbean diversity of the countries it profiles. Each of the 15 chapters introduces a country, island, or group of islands, providing an overview... more...

  • African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Herbert S. Klein

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 20.95

    An examination of slavery that covers the Spanish, Portuguese and French regions of Latin America and examines the latest findings on the plantation system, demography, the slave trade, the construction of the slave community and Afro-American culture. more...

  • Afro-Caribbean Immigrants and the Politics of Incorporationby Reuel R. Rogers

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 26.00

    This book examines the political behavior of Afro-Caribbean immigrants in New York City. more...

  • Afro-Caribbean Religionsby Nathaniel Samuel Murrell

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 42.95

    Religion is one of the most important elements of Afro-Caribbean culture linking its people to their African past, from Haitian Vodou and Cuban Santeria—popular religions that have often been demonized in popular culture—to Rastafari in Jamaica and Orisha-Shango of Trinidad and Tobago. In Afro-Caribbean Religions, Nathaniel Samuel Murrell... more...

  • After Fidelby Brian Latell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 25.00

    Offers an account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the impending dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother, Raul. This work looks at the Fidel and Raul's remarkable relationship, revealing how they have collaborated in policy making, divided responsibilities, and resolved disagreements for more than forty years. more...

  • Agency of the Enslavedby D.A. Dunkley

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 64.99

    In Agency of the Enslaved: Jamaica and the Culture of Freedom in the Atlantic World , D.A. Dunkley challenges the notion that enslavement fostered the culture of freedom in the former colonies of Western Europe in the Americas. Dunkley explores the importance of the agency displayed by enslaved people and argues that this formed the real basis... more...

  • The Americanoby Aran Shetterly

    Algonquin Books 2007; US$ 14.95

    "Why do I fight here in this land so foreign to my own? Why did I come here far from my home and family??Is it because I seek adventure? No?I am here because I believe that the most important thing for free men to do is to protect the freedom of others." ?William Morgan, in a letter to Herbert Matthews at the New York Times When William Morgan was... more...