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- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
Amblers, hikers, beachcombers, power walkers, and anyone who likes to experience the Caribbean with their feet: this books for you. Caribbean Travel & Life. Writing as though he is offering advice to old friends, Adkins has unveiled the splendors of foot exploration on the islands. Backpacker magazine. Offers what... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 54.37
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 825.00
This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than 40 regions discussed and a time-span of 1920 to the present day. "Culture" is broadly defined to include food, sport, religion, television,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This history of the 'Torrid Zone' offers a comprehensive and powerfully rich exploration of the 17th century Anglophone Atlantic world, overturning British and American historiographies and offering instead a vernacular history that skillfully negotiates diverse locations, periodizations, and the fraught waters of ethnicity and gender. more...
- The Intrepid Traveler 2015; US$ 6.99
Images of Mickey Mouse are hidden all around the Disney Cruise Line?s four ships. Searching for them adds extra fun to any Disney cruise. In this new edition, "Hidden Mickey Guy" Barrett, brings his sea-going guide up-to-date with all the latest sightings on the Disney Magic, the Disney Dream, the Disney Fantasy, and the Disney Wonder, as well as... 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...
- Counterpoint 2007; US$ 16.95
Few places in the United States confound and fascinate Americans like Appalachia, yet no other area has been so markedly mischaracterized by the mass media. Stereotypes of hillbillies and rednecks repeatedly appear in representations of the region, but few, if any, of its many heroes, visionaries, or innovators are ever referenced. Make no mistake,... more...
- Scribner 2001; US$ 16.99
John Seabrook author of Nobrow Leaving the Cineplex and The Gap far behind him, Burkhard Bilger goes searching for authentic American folk traditions, and finds among the cockfighters and squirrel eaters the kind of literary journalism not seen in these parts since John McPhee's travels in Georgia. A wonderful debut. more...
- Reaktion Books 2007; US$ 24.95
When Americans seek an escape from the worries and dilemmas of everyday life, the crystal blue waters and white sands of the Caribbean islands seem like the answer to a prayer. Yet this image of a tourist?s paradise hides a tumultuous history marked by strife and division over race, political power, and economic inequality. Olwyn Blouet explores the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
This book updates the 1989 volume 'Caribbean in World Affairs' providing a comprehensive and theoretically-grounded account of diplomatic developments in the Caribbean. The new material includes attention to the changed global setting, updated theoretical developments in foreign policy, and the inclusion of Haiti and Suriname. more...