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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This volume brings together scholars working in different languages?Creole, French, English, Spanish?and modes of cultural production?literature, art, film, music?to suggest how best to model courses that impart the rich, vibrant, and multivalent aspects of the Caribbean in the classroom. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Written with young audiences in mind, the volume Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts is a rip-roaring tour through the history of the seagoing scallywags and outlaws who trolled the waters around what is now the United States. Though filled with interesting facts and historical nuggets, the narrative is engaging enough to ensnare the attention of... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 63.41
Die Royal Navy war im frühen 19. Jahrhundert auf allen Weltmeeren präsent. Sie war nicht nur ein Instrument der Seekriegsführung, sondern auch dafür zuständig, die Wildnis Tasmaniens in einen Garten zu verwandeln und den malaysischen Piraten die Landwirtschaft nahezubringen. Die Vermessung der Welt, die »Verbesserung« der Natur und die Eingriffe in... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
Romance and the Caribbean go hand in hand. How could they not, with sunny days, sultry nights, perfect beaches, tropical splendor, and more fun than could be had in a lifetime? Undecided on which island would best suit you? Find your dream vacation in Romantic Escapes in Jamaica. Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Kingston, Negril, Port Antonio - every part of... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 14.95
Can?t decide on which island to visit? Worried about keeping your toddlers and teens entertained? Anxious about beach safety or the local menu? The Everything Family Guide to the Caribbean keeps you and the kids in mind?so you can relax and enjoy the vacation you deserve! You can?t beat the Caribbean for fun and excitement?but you want your family... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 41.00
On the eve of the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's epic voyage, this major new textbook survey explains how the region's present geography is intimately tied to the past. The Caribbean was Europe's first colony, its landscapes transformed to produce tropical staples and its decimated aboriginal populace replaced with African slaves. As European... 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 2001; US$ 28.99
The Banana Wars: United States Intervention in the Caribbean, 1898D1934 offers a sweeping panorama of America's tropical empire in the age spanned by the two Roosevelts and a detailed narrative of U.S. military intervention in the Caribbean and Mexico. In this new edition, Professor Langley provides an updated introduction, placing the scholarship... more...
- J.S. Sanders books 1992; US$ 21.99
From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams "stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity," this volume completes the story of the transformation of a river and of the culture it nourished. Southern Classics Series. more...