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  • The History of Cubaby Clifford Staten

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    A thorough examination of the history of Cuba, focusing primarily on the period from the revolution in 1959 to the present day. more...

  • The Great Divideby Thomas Fleming

    Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    A fresh look at the nation?s formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson. more...

  • Fighting Slavery in the Caribbeanby Luis Martinez-Fernandez

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume presents a social history of life in mid-19th-century Cuba as experienced by George Backhouse (and his wife, Grace), who served on the British Havana Mixed Commission for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Documented with extracts from the Backhouse's correspondence, diaries and other contemporary papers, Martinez-Fernandez paints a detailed... more...

  • The Haunting Past: Politics, Economics and Race in Caribbean Lifeby Alvin O. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A History of the Cuban Revolutionby Aviva Chomsky

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    A fully-revised and updated new edition of a concise and insightful socio-historical analysis of the Cuban revolution, and the course it took over five and a half decades. Now available in a fully-revised second edition, including new material to add to the book’s coverage of Cuba over the past decade under Raul Castro All of the... more...

  • Ancestors of Worthy Lifeby Teresa S. Moyer

    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...

  • Blockbusting in Baltimoreby W. Edward Orser

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    This innovative study of racial upheaval and urban transformation in Baltimore, Maryland investigates the impact of "blockbusting" -- a practice in which real estate agents would sell a house on an all-white block to an African American family with the aim of igniting a panic among the other residents. These homeowners would often sell at a loss to... more...

  • The Land of Saddle-bagsby James Watt Raine; Dwight B. Billings

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    This charming account of life in Appalachia at the turn of the century is one of the three most important books from the early twentieth century that, as Dwight Billings writes in his foreword, have "had a profound and lasting impact on how we think about Appalachia and, indeed, on the fact that we commonly believe that such a place and people can... more...

  • The Life and Death of the Solid Southby Dewey W. Grantham

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Southern-style politics was one of those peculiar institutions that differentiated the South from other American regions. This system -- long referred to as the Solid South -- embodied a distinctive regional culture and was perpetuated through an undemocratic distribution of power and a structure based on disfranchisement, malapportioned legislatures,... more...

  • Voices of Resistanceby Judy Maloof

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Latin American women were among those who led the suffrage movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and their opposition to military dictatorships has galvanized more recent political movements throughout the region. But because of the continuous attempts to silence them, activists have struggled to make their voices heard. At the... more...