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1 AUFOCHS, HILDE M. Fringos In The White Cloud: A Hole In The Ocean..
Kalptaru Rajneesh Books, London: 1983. 0861261356 / 9780861261352 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
This is the author's personal look at the Bermuda Triangle mystery. Her view is that the solution to these so-called mysterious disappearances is to be found in nature and she hopes that this book will promote the study of natural phenomenon. 
Price: 43.75 USD
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2 BLAGG, G. DANIEL; GASPERI, LUCA (WATERCOLOURS). Bermuda Atlas & Gazetteer.
Dover Litho Publishing Company, Dover: 0966120809 / 9780966120806 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Here is everything you ever wanted to know about Bermuda and then some. 
Price: 255.55 USD
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3 CAMPBELL, JUDY (TEXT & ILLUSTRATIONS); OSTROM, MARGARET (EDITOR). Souvenirs De St. Barth.
Privately published. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A warm-hearted and affectionate portrayal of the French island jewel in the Caribbean, St. Barthelemy, as viewed through the eyes of an American couple who were married, coincidently, about the same their romance with the island began. Sparkling sand beaches, turquoise water, balmy breezes, starry skies, rainbows, storms, friendly natives, good restaurants, and close friends all are superb ingredients for a heavenly place to live. The character of the island is best reflected in the customs and traditions that have descended from olden times, and also in the many humorous and personal glimpses into a delighful way of life on St. Barthelemy, as recounted in the Journal. 
Price: 183.59 USD
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4 CARRASQUILLO, ROSA E. Our Landless Patria: Marginal Citizenship And Race In Caguas, Puerto Rico, 1880-1910.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Examines issues of race and citizenship in Puerto Rico, tracing how the process of land privatization accelerated a series of struggles for natural resources between the poorest sectors of society and the landed elite. The laws of privatization favored the landed elite and barred former slaves and their descendants from obtaining a formal title to a piece of land. In response, people of color developed an alternative citizenship that validated their livelihood, putting in motion a series of civil claims that protected people's mobility rights and their access to land. However, the rural poor's claims for a more egalitarian society, or what Rosa E. Carrasquillo calls "marginal citizenship," could not successfully transform the political exclusion of the racially mixed population because of its heavy borrowing from the Spanish legal system. In particular, marginal citizenship adopted patriarchy as a model to regulate social relations at home, failing to address gender inequalities and perpetuating class differences. Our Landless Patria deciphers the late nineteenth-century structure of power in the Spanish colonial state at the local level and illuminates the way ordinary people experienced day-to-day relations of power. Carrasquillo's analysis makes a strong case that the poorest sector of rural society provided the fertile ground in which a civic consciousness developed. Rosa E. Carrasquillo is an assistant professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. "An important addition to Puerto Rico's agrarian and labour history."—European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 
Price: 19.19 USD
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5 CARRIGAN, ANA. Salvador Witness: The Life And Calling Of Jean Donovan.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1984. 067147992X / 9780671479923 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 13.54 USD
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6 CRASSWELLER, ROBERT D. The Caribbean Community: Changing Societies And U. S. Policy.
Praeger Publishers, New York: 1972. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Essential reading for an understanding of the forces that make the area one of the most dynamic in the world today. Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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7 CRATON, MICHAEL. A History Of The Bahamas.
Collins, London: 1962. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 

Price: 19.48 USD
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8 FODOR'S TRAVEL PUBLICATIONS STAFF. Fodor's '96: Caribbean.
Fodor's Travel Publications, New York: 1995. 0679029389 / 9780679029380 s Softcover. Fair condition. 
A booklet for the tourist who plans to go to the Caribbean. It tells you where to stay, what to do, and where to go. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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9 HALSTEAD, MURAT. The Story Of Cuba: Her Struggles For Liberty.
The Werner Company, Chicago: 1896. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition considering its age. 
An extensive history of Cuba from its earliest explorations until the time of the Spanish American war. Concentrates on its struggle to be free from Spain. Illustrated. 
Price: 49.35 USD
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10 KAPPEL, PHILIP; MARQUAND, JOHN P. Jamaica Gallery.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston: 1960. First Printing, Jamaica Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Gift inscription on first inside page 

Price: 17.81 USD
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11 KEOWN, IAN M.; PARMELEE, CLAUDE MARTINOT & VAN DER HIDDE, ROELAND H. (ILLUSTRATIONS). The K L M / A L M Guide To The Dutch Caribbean: The First Complete Guidebook On The Netherlands Antilles And Surinam.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, New York: 1975. 1975/76 Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Where to stay, play, dine and shop in the Netherlands Antilles and Surinam - the most unusual corners of the Caribbean. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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12 KINCAID, JAMAICA. A Small Place.
Plume: 1989. 0452262356 / 9780452262355 First Plume Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land at the V. C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (V. C.) Bird is the Prime Minister of Antigua. You may be the sort of tourist who would wonder why a Prime Minister would want an airport named after him - why not a school, why not a hospital, why not some great public monument?" And so begins this work on the Caribbean island of Antigua. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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13 KINCAID, JAMAICA. A Small Place.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1988. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
"If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land at the V. C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (V. C.) Bird is the Prime Minister of Antigua. You may be the sort of tourist who would wonder why a Prime Minister would want an airport named after him - why not a school, why not a hospital, why not some great public monument?" And so begins this work on the Caribbean island of Antigua. 
Price: 55.53 USD
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14 KNIGHT, FRANKLIN W. The Caribbean: The Genesis Of A Fragment Nationalism.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 1990. 0195054407 / 9780195054408 Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Offering a rare pan-Caribbean perspective on a region that has moved from the very center of the western world to its periphery, The Caribbean: The Genesis of a Fragmented Nationalism journeys through five centuries of economic and social development, emphasizing such topics as the slave-run plantation economy, the changes in political control over the centuries, the impact of the United States, and the effects of Castro's Cuban revolution on the area. The book integrates social analysis with political narrative, providing a unique perspective on the problems of nation-building in an area of dense populations, scarce resources, and an explosive political climate. Includes an Index. Franklin W. Knight is the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University. "Wide-ranging and vivid . . . a model oif lucidity and scholarship. . . . There is no other history of the region as vast in scope, succinct in execution, or exhaustive in the use of multidisciplinary sources." - Washington Post Book World 
Price: 46.38 USD
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15 LESSAC, FRANE. Caribbean Canvas.
Wordsong / Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale: 1994. 1563973901 / 9781563973901 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The magic of the Caribbean . . . Warm breezes. Turquoise waters. Limbo dancing. Its fascinating people, places, sights, and sounds. Each person who has been to the Caribbean, or dreams of visiting it, will tell you a different reason for its mysterious allure. Frane Lessac, who lived on the little island of Monserrat in the Lesser Antilles, has assemble a stunning collection of her paintings of island life in Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, St. Kitts, Nevis, Redonda, and the Grenadines. West Indian proverbs and poems from a dozen poets, including Edward Brathwaite, A. L. Hendricks, and Evan Jones, complement this pictorial journey through the diverse charms of these small, enchanting islands. 
Price: 39.66 USD
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16 PALMIÉ, STEPHAN & SCARANO, FRANCISCO A. (EDITORS). The Caribbean: A History Of The Region And Its Peoples.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2011. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Combining fertile soils, vital trade routes, and a coveted strategic location, the islands and surrounding continental lowlands of the Caribbean were one of Europe's earliest and most desirable colonial frontiers. The region was colonized over the course of five centuries by a revolving cast of Spanish, Dutch, French, and English forces, who imported first African slaves and later Asian indentured laborers to help realize the economic promise of sugar, coffee, and tobacco. The Caribbean: A History of the Region and Its Peoples offers an authoritative one-volume survey of this complex and fascinating region. This groundbreaking work traces the Caribbean from its pre-Columbian state through European contact and colonialism to the rise of U.S. hegemony and the economic turbulence of the twenty-first century. The volume begins with a discussion of the region's diverse geography and challenging ecology and features an in-depth look at the transatlantic slave trade, including slave culture, resistance, and ultimately emancipation. Later sections treat Caribbean nationalist movements for independence and struggles with dictatorship and socialism, along with intractable problems of poverty, economic stagnation, and migrancy. Written by a distinguished group of contributors, The Caribbean is an accessible yet thorough introduction to the region's tumultuous heritage which offers enough nuance to interest scholars across disciplines. In its breadth of coverage and depth of detail, it will be the definitive guide to the region for years to come. "This is a remarkable and admirably ambitious collection. The span is overwhelming, for it reaches from physiography and indigenous settlement to today's economics and politics. . . . The Caribbean: A History of the Region and its Peoples will enable just about any reader—student, scholar, layperson—to learn more about this anciently Europeanized part of the world than he or she knew before." - Sidney W. Mintz, William L. Straus Jr. Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University "This collection provides an engaging introduction to the history of a region defined by centuries of colonial domination and popular struggle. In these essays readers will recognize the Caribbean as a garden of social catastrophe and a grim incubator of modern global capitalism, as well as of people's continuous attempts to resist, endure, or adapt to it. Scholars and students will find it to be a very useful handbook for current thinking on a vital topic." - Vincent Brown, professor of history and of African and African American studies, Duke University 
Price: 40.85 USD
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17 STAFF OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. Isles Of The Caribbean.
National Geographic, Washington D.C.; 1980. 0870442740 / 9780870442742 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Includes "Trinidad and Tobago" written and photographed by Tor Eigeland, "Three Dutch Islands" written Bart McDowell and photographed by Nathan Benn, "Barbados" written by Mary Ann Harrell and photographed by Donald J. Crump, "Along the Windwards" written by Charles McCarry and photographed by Cotton Coulson, "The French Antilles" and "North to the Leewards" written by Charles McCarry and photographed by Jodi Cobb, and "Virgin Islands" written by Christine Eckstrom Lee and photographed by Jodi Cobb. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.16 USD
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18 STAFF OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. Isles Of The Caribbean.
National Geographic, Washington D.C.; 1980. 0870442740 / 9780870442742 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Includes "Trinidad and Tobago" written and photographed by Tor Eigeland, "Three Dutch Islands" written Bart McDowell and photographed by Nathan Benn, "Barbados" written by Mary Ann Harrell and photographed by Donald J. Crump, "Along the Windwards" written by Charles McCarry and photographed by Cotton Coulson, "The French Antilles" and "North to the Leewards" written by Charles McCarry and photographed by Jodi Cobb, and "Virgin Islands" written by Christine Eckstrom Lee and photographed by Jodi Cobb. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.26 USD
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