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  • 10 Amazing Piratesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.99

    Arr matey! Do you want to know all about the ten most fantastic, fearsome and famous pirates of all time? Dare you read of how Francois L’Olonnais ripped out a man’s heart with his bare hands then gnawed at it like a ravenous wolf? And what of Sir Henry Morgan - callous pirate or loyal privateer? How did Cheung Po Tsai build up a fleet of... more...

  • American South in a Global Worldby Harry L. Watson; James L. Peacock; Carrie R. Matthews

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 35.95

    Looking beyond broad theories of globalization, this volume examines the specific effects of globalizing forces on the southern United States. Eighteen essays approach globalization from a variety of perspectives, addressing such topics as relations between global and local communities; immigration, particularly of Latinos and Asians; local industry... more...

  • Appalachia on Our Mindby Henry D. Shapiro

    The University of North Carolina Press 1978; US$ 35.99

    Appalachia on Our Mind: The Southern Mountains and Mountaineers in the American Consciousness, 1870-1920 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 Blue Ridge Parkway by Footby Tim Pegram

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 29.95

    One of the premier tourist attractions of the eastern United States, the Blue Ridge Parkway stretches from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in western North Carolina. This volume relates the author's one-of-a-kind backpacking trip along the 469-mile road, along with his observations and recollections... more...

  • The Buccaneer's Realmby Benerson Little

    Potomac Books Inc. 2007; US$ 29.95

    An in-depth look at pirates' physical and cultural environment more...

  • Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coastsby Frank Richard Stockton

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of these nations, and the increasing economic vulnerabilities... 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...