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- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authorsmany of whom would later... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Black Power studies have been dominated by the North American story, but after decades of scholarly neglect, the growth of "New Black Power Studies" has revitalized the field. Central to the current agenda are a critique of the narrow domestic lens through which U.S. Black Power has been viewed and a call for greater attention to international and... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 100.00
Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology offers a comprehensive overview of the available archaeological research conducted in the region. Beginning with the earliest native migrations and moving through contemporary issues of heritage management, the contributors tackle the usual questions of colonization, adaptation, and evolution while embracing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Disappointed with the purely secular tone of the earlier West Indian histories, Thomas Coke concentrated on the history of the missions in the Caribbean. This work was written immediately after the abolition of slavery, but 25 years before emancipation, and based on a wealth of documentation. more...
- Down East Books 2008; US$ 13.99
From an image of Pemaquid Point Lighthouse mirrored in a tide pool to a lake imbued with reflected autumn color, photographer Currier finds fabulously different perspectives in Maine's scenic vistas. He also reveals marvels in less obvious places, such as tiny worlds in dewdrops clinging to a blade of grass. This book will cause Maine lovers and anyone... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95
Despite the contributions of enslaved African Americans to our country?s economy, culture, and history, records of their existence are all but expunged from plantation sites, which are reluctant to show and interpret the homes and lives of the enslaved. One such site is Mount Clare near Baltimore, Maryland, where Teresa Moyer?s work examines the lives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95
Looking at the development of cultural identity in the global context, this text uses the approach of historical anthropology. It examines the way in which the West Indian Community of Nevis, has, since the 1600s, incorporated both African and European cultural elements into the framework of social life, to create an Afro-Caribbean culture that was... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00
This is a comprehensive sourcebook on the archaeology, folklore and mythology of the entire Caribbean region. Drawing on decades of study in the Caribbean and South America, it explores archaeological sites, like Caguana in Puerto Rico and plantation sites, like Jamaica's Drax hall. more...