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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
Numerous cross-referenced entries on prominent individuals, including Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Robert E. Lee, and Abraham Lincoln, as well as others on policies of the time that have since slipped into oblivion are all covered in this book. Economic, social and religious backgrounds trace the seemingly inevitable... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
We were enjoying a Jamaican meal at Verney's Tropical Resort, a small inn perched in the hills over Montego Bay. This was a true Jamaican feast - not a watered-down tourist version - served with real Jamaican hospitality. It's that opportunity to meet local residents, taste island dishes and retreat from the typical resort experience that brings... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 5.99
Following is an excerpt from this guide that specializes in some of the most popular areas of Jamaica. Also included in the guide is complete detail on where to stay, where to eat, what to see and what to do to make your trip unforgettable. We landed at Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport long after dark. The city was celebrating Friday... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 44.95
This comprehensive study of the historical archaeology of the Caribbean provides sociopolitical context for the ongoing development of national identities. Long before the founding of Jamestown in 1607, there were Spanish forts, bustling towns, sugar plantations, and sea trade flourishing in the Caribbean. While richer nations, particularly the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism dismantles clich?s about regional distinctiveness and rewrites modern American history through a national focus on topics such as the civil rights movement, conservative backlash and liberal reform, the rise of the Religious Right, the emergence of the Sunbelt, and the increasing diversity of the suburbs. more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 161.00
Washington Information Directory (WID) is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental organizations. WID provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
Drawing on dramatic recent developments in research, The History of Puerto Rico offers the most up-to-date and fully realized exploration of the island's past for students, travelers, and general readers alike. The History of Puerto Rico ranges from the earliest indigenous settlements to the reign of the Taino, from the centuries under Spanish... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
Inhabited by the Taino Indians since the seventh century, the Dominican Republic became the site of the first European settlement in the Americas when Christopher Columbus claimed the island for Spain in 1492. Santo Domingo proudly boasts the first cathedral, fortress, hospital, monastery, university, palace, and streets in the Americas. Once ruled... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Congo, Dem. Rep. of will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Congo, Dem. Rep. of, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...