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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
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...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 37.95
A valuable recounting of the first formal archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico. Originally published as the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907, this book was praised in an article in American Anthropologist as doing "more than any other to give a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 186.00
Compiled from the original documents of Sir William Young who headed a commission to the island after it was annexed to Britain in 1763, this history shows an independent people in their struggle against the Red Charaibs and then against the British settlers. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 9.99
The 4th edition of this invaluable guide has been updated with expanded sections on the Turks & Caicos, along with the best hotels, restaurants, dive sites, dive operators, and fishing guides. It covers all of the Bahamas in depth, and has more information than any guide on the unspoiled Out Islands and on such details as the mailboat system (the best... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 6.99
We travel to grow our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 72.00
The African Diaspora left an indelible imprint on Caribbean countries and islands. This reference, the only broad historical and cultural survey of the black experience in the Caribbean, celebrates the Afro-Caribbean diversity of the countries it profiles. Each of the 15 chapters introduces a country, island, or group of islands, providing an overview... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 29.15
"Afro-Cuban Diasporas in the Atlantic World" explores how Yoruba and Afro-Cuban communities moved across the Atlantic between the Americas and Africa in successive waves in the nineteenth century. In Havana, Yoruba slaves from Lagos banded together to buy their freedom and sail home to Nigeria. Once in Lagos, this Cuban repatriate community became... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 25.00
Offers an account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the impending dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother, Raul. This work looks at the Fidel and Raul's remarkable relationship, revealing how they have collaborated in policy making, divided responsibilities, and resolved disagreements for more than forty years. more...