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- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99
As on many Caribbean islands, the best place to begin a walking tour of the capital city is on the pier. The pier bustles with activity whenever the ferry, Caribe Queen, arrives from the sister island of Nevis. Saturday is the busiest and most colorful day to visit the pier and the nearby marketplace. From the pier walk directly into the... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99
For the first time, an attempt is made to examine the relationship between race and politics in two plural societies in the Caribbean. While there has been no dearth of literature on race, this book contends that it is important to look at other predisposing factors that impact politics and that are challenges facing ex-colonial countries. The book... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 12.99
Elma Napier's love affair with Dominica, then a British colony, began in 1932 when she turned her back on London's high society to build a home in a remote coastal village on that most mysterious and seductive of all Caribbean islands. Black and White Sands is the memoir of her life there of bohemian house-parties, war and death, smugglers... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 26.00
In a compelling story of the installation and operation of U.S. bases in the Caribbean colony of Trinidad during World War II, Harvey Neptune examines how the people of this British island contended with the colossal force of American empire-building at a critical time in the island's history. The U.S. military occupation between 1941 and 1947 came... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 40.00
In this magisterial history of intellectual life, Michael O'Brien analyzes the lives and works of antebellum Southern thinkers and reintegrates the South into the larger tradition of American and European intellectual history. O'Brien finds that the evolution of Southern intellectual life paralleled and modified developments across the Atlantic... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Unlike the earthquakes and hurricanes that have influenced Caribbean history, the region's fires have almost always been caused by humans. Geographer Bonham C. Richardson explores the effects of fire in the social and ecological history of the British Lesser Antilles, from the British Virgin Islands south to Trinidad. Focusing on the late nineteenth... more...