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  • The Everything Family Guide To The Caribbeanby Jason Rich

    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...

  • The Caribbean in the Wider World, 1492?1992by Bonham C. Richardson

    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...

  • The Fear of French Negroesby Sara E. Johnson

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 49.95

    The Fear of French Negroes is an interdisciplinary study that explores how people of African descent responded to the collapse and reconsolidation of colonial life in the aftermath of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1845). Using visual culture, popular music and dance, periodical literature, historical memoirs, and state papers, Sara E. Johnson examines... more...

  • The Ongoing Burden of Southern Historyby Angie Maxwell

    LSU Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    More than fifty years after its initial publication, C. Vann Woodward's landmark work, The Burden of Southern History, remains an essential text on the southern past. Today, a "southern burden" still exists, but its shape and impact on southerners and the world varies dramatically from the one envisioned by Woodward. Recasting Woodward's ideas on... more...

  • The West Indies Before and Since Slave Emancipationby John Davy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    John Davy (1790-1868) was an English doctor and brother of the chemist Sir Humphrey Davy. After graduating from Edinburgh University, in 1814 Davy became Inspector General of Army Hospitals, and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1834. In his capacity as Inspector General, he spent 1845-1848 living in Barbados and visiting other Caribbean... more...

  • Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalizationby Linden Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    The geo-political significance of the Caribbean, its growing importance as a major transshipment gateway for illegal drugs coming from Latin America to the United States, issues of national security, vulnerability to corruption, increases in the level of violence and social disorder, have all raised serious questions not only about the notions of sovereignty,... more...

  • The Atrocities of the Piratesby Aaron Smith

    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...

  • The Banana Warsby Lester D. Langley

    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...

  • The Improbable Eraby Charles P. Roland

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    In this concise yet comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and crisply written study, The Improbable Era places developments over the last three decades in Southern economics, politics, education, religion, the arts, and racial revolution into a disciplined framework that brings a measure of order to the perplexing chaos of this era of fundamental... more...

  • The Tennesseeby Donald Davidon

    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...