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- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00
The only truly successful slave uprising in the Atlantic world, the Haitian Revolution gave birth to the first independent black republic of the modern era. Inspired by the revolution that had recently roiled their French rulers, black slaves and people of mixed race alike rose up against their oppressors in a bloody insurrection that led to the... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Written with young audiences in mind, the volume Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts is a rip-roaring tour through the history of the seagoing scallywags and outlaws who trolled the waters around what is now the United States. Though filled with interesting facts and historical nuggets, the narrative is engaging enough to ensnare the attention of... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 9.99
Host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, the fifth largest country in the world is the perfect topic for the next title in the Short History series Discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral more than 500 years ago, Brazil's history since then has been turbulent, blighted by rebellion, cruelty, dictatorship, and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 64.99
Legacy of the Lash is a compelling social and cultural history of the Brazilian navy in the decades preceding and immediately following the 1888 abolition of slavery in Brazil. Focusing on non-elite, mostly black enlisted men and the oppressive labor regimes under which they struggled, the book is an examination of the four-day Revolta da Chibata... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
In revisiting his past, Thomas has come up with this brilliant piece. In a series of essays he has elucidated his experiences and observations. He narrates his goals, efforts and ideas as well as his successes and failures on the way. A memorable work! more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Theodore Roosevelt's epic hunting adventures and journeys of exploration throughout North America are the stuff of legend, but what some readers may not know is that Roosevelt's insatiable love of adventure also took him to other parts of the world. This thoroughly entertaining account of Roosevelt's travels in Brazil is infused with the... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 63.79
Die Royal Navy war im frühen 19. Jahrhundert auf allen Weltmeeren präsent. Sie war nicht nur ein Instrument der Seekriegsführung, sondern auch dafür zuständig, die Wildnis Tasmaniens in einen Garten zu verwandeln und den malaysischen Piraten die Landwirtschaft nahezubringen. Die Vermessung der Welt, die »Verbesserung« der Natur und die Eingriffe in... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He studied to become a minister and inspired many people with his words. Kings dedication to civil rights and his peaceful protests were the major force in the desegregation of the U.S. Find out how his peaceful means made such important changes in our society. See how he sacrificed... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The e-book serves as a valuable platform for new theory and research that integrates multidisciplinary perspectives in describing, explaining, predicting, and influencing culture, tourism, and hospitality in the U.S. Southern States. This region of the United States is distinguishable from other regions by its cultural values and practices. Tourism... more...