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- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 42.99
Now in its fifth edition, The New Politics of the Old South is the best and most comprehensive analysis and history of political behaviors and shifting demographics in America?s southern states. more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
En 1666 Exquemelin partió hacia América desde el puerto de El Havre en la nave San Juan, de la Compañía Francesa de las Indias Occidentales. El barco cayó en manos de los piratas y Exquemelin fue vendido como esclavo en la isla Tortuga. Durante su cautiverio aprendió de su amo el oficio de cirujano, y adoptó la Ley de la Costa siendo pirata. Así sirvió... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 50.50
Between 1921 and 1933, the United States moved from a policy of active intervention to a policy of noninterference in the internal political affairs of the Caribbean states. How the shift from the diplomacy of the Taft and Wilson administrations to the Good Neighbor policy of Franklin Roosevelt occurred is the subject of Dana Gardner Munro's book.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The colonization of Spanish America resulted in the mixing of Natives, Europeans, and Africans and the subsequent creation of a casta system that discriminated against them. Members of mixed races could, however, free themselves from such burdensome restrictions through the purchase of a gracias al sacar ?a royal exemption that provided the privileges... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one. From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History Project, editors Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg have woven a rich verbal tapestry that portrays the people and the region in all their variety. The words... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
In 1666 Exquemeling left for America from the port of Le Havre onboard a ship of the French Company of the West Indies. The ship was captured by pirates and Exquemeling was sold into slavery on the island of Tortuga. During his captivity he learned from his master how to perform surgery. He served under the distinguished pirates L'Olonnais, Morgan,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
A compelling account of history's most famous pirate. The Pirate King is the compelling true story of a Welshman who became one of the most ruthless and brutal buccaneers of the golden age of piracy. The inspiration for dozens of fictionalized pirates in film, television, and literatureas well the namesake of one of the world?s most popular rum... more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 25.95
The Caribbean stands out in the popular imagination as a 'place without history', a place which has somehow eluded modernity. Haiti is envisioned as being trapped in an endless cycle of violence and instability, Cuba as a 1950s time warp, Jamaicans as ganja-smoking Rastafarians, while numerous pristine, anonymous islands are simply peaceful... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
This book covers significant new ground, examining the impact and imprint of new leading technology on a range of popular expressions. This technology includes the internet, the computer, the cell phone, television, and radio, among others. Best argues that Caribbean culture has gone wireless, virtual, and simulated in the age of the machines. more...