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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
The 18th-century South was a true melting pot, bringing together colonists from England, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, and other locations, in addition to African slaves?all of whom shared in the experiences of adapting to a new environment and interacting with American Indians. The shared process of immigration, adaptation, and creolization... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 119.99
The success of Jamaica?s impact on U.S. foreign policy proves that it is possible for a small, developing country to influence a superpower. Issues and experiences that are documented and analyzed in this book illustrate the issues of critical importance concerning the relations between large, powerful countries and small states. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00
Puerto Rico, an island rich with culture and national pride, continues to inspire debate over its designation as a commonwealth of the United States. This updated edition of a popular encyclopedia captures important historical, social, political, and cultural developments of the oldest colony in the world, up to and including the region's current... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95
Stories of decline, endurance, invasion, and resistance have shaped southern identity. Whether they originate in chambers of commerce, neo-Confederate websites, jazz songs, or forces outside the region, the narratives and images that give shape to ?the South? have real social, political, and economic ramifications. Featuring interdisciplinary contributions... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 54.95
In Colonizing Paradise , historian Jefferson Dillman charts the broad spectrum of sentiments that British citizens and travelers held regarding their colonial possessions in the West Indies. Myriad fine degrees of ambivalence separated extreme views of the region as an idyllic archipelago or a nest of Satanic entrapments. Dillman shows the manner... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 45.00
To stroll the streets of Cuba—to hear the rumbling engines of its 1950s automobiles, the jazz, and the rumba—is to travel back in time, to see jaw-dropping natural beauty and the artists, musicians, and folklore of legends. With access few others have had, Cynthia Carris Alonso has spent twenty years capturing Havana?s crumbling, baroque splendor.... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99
Life in a Black Community details and explores the Jim Crow era in Annapolis, Maryland. It recounts the tactics blacks used to gain equal rights, details the methods whites employed to deny or curtail their rights, and explores a range of survival and advancement strategies used by black families. more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 31.48
Erstmalig wird in diesem Buch die mediale Kontroverse um Dancehall-Musik und Homophobie im Jahr 2004 analysiert und in den historischen, politischen und kulturellen Kontext des postkolonialen jamaikanischen Staates eingeordnet. Ein umfangreicher Querschnitt durch die Geschichte der Insel beleuchtet die vielfältigen Widerstandskulturen von den Maroons... more...