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Secrets We Kept: Three Women Of Trinidad
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An eloquent new Caribbean literary voicereveals the hidden trauma and fierceresilience of one Trinidadian family. There, in a lush landscape of fire-petaled immortelle trees and vast plantations of coffee and cocoa, where the three hills along the…
A Small Place
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|April 28, 2000

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A brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua--by the author of Annie John "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 Music Of The Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt Before Chopin's Heart
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The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart is not your usual musical scholarship. In October 1999, eleven Antilleans attended the service held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Frédéric Chopin?s death. This…
An Irishman's Life On The Caribbean Island Of St Vincent, 1787-90: The Letter Book Of Attorney…
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This book makes available the previously unpublished correspondence of Michael Keane, an eighteenth-century Irish attorney general of St Vincent. From Ballylongford, Co. Kerry, Keane rose through the ranks of colonial society and established a West Indian…
The Creole Affair: The Slave Rebellion That Led The U.s. And Great Britain To The Brink Of War
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The Creole Affair is the story of the most successful slave rebellion in modern history, and the effects of that rebellion on contemporary diplomacy, the slave trade, and the definition of slavery itself. As such, The Creole Affair is just as importantly a story…
The Greatest and Deadliest Hurricanes of the Caribbean and the Americas: The Stories Behind the…
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With modern weather forecasting, we can monitor, track, and predict the path of hurricanes like never before. But all you have to do is look at pictures of the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina or research the massive cleanup costs of Hurricane Sandy to realize…
The Common Wind: Afro-american Currents In The Age Of The Haitian Revolution
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|November 27, 2018

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Winner of the 2019 Stone Book Award, Museum of African American History A remarkable intellectual history of the slave revolts that made the modern revolutionary era The Common Wind is a gripping and colorful account of the intercontinental networks that tied…
The Maroons in Nova Scotia
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|October 18, 2002

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Many Black Nova Scotians proudly claim ancestry from the Jamaican Maroons exiled to these shores in the last decade of the 18th century: this book recounts the fascinating story of their migrations. Scholar and teacher John Grant chronicles the Maroons' struggle…
Colonizing Paradise: Landscape and Empire in the British West Indies
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Explores how perceptions and depictions of the physical landscape both reflected and influenced the history of the British colonial Caribbean In Colonizing Paradise , historian Jefferson Dillman charts the broad spectrum of sentiments that British citizens and…
The Caribbean Slave: A Biological History
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This study focuses on the black biological experience in slavery, in the Caribbean. It begins with a consideration of the rapidly changing disease environment after the arrival of the Spaniards; it also looks at the slave ancestors in their West African homeland…
Islanders in the Stream: A History of the Bahamian People: Volume One: From Aboriginal Times to the…
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From two leading historians of Bahamian history comes this groundbreaking work on a unique archipelagic nation. Islanders in the Stream is not only the first comprehensive chronicle of the Bahamian people, it is also the first work of its kind and scale for any…
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