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The Salvage History of Antigua and Barbuda
By Nick Fuller
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Explore the salvage history of Antigua and Barbuda! Dr. Nick Fuller, a professional salvor, reveals the fun, wild, and dangerous salvage operations he has been involved in over the last 25 years. Complete with beautiful photography of the Caribbean Island and humorous remarks, this book is both an entertaining read and a piece of Caribbean History.
Caribbean Enigma: Drugs In Paradise
By Frank C. Newby
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An exploration of the history and modern realities that have created the Carribbean region. How the drug culture and the cartels are changing it; a key reference for understanding the political, social, and economic diversity of each individual island.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
By Michael E. O'Neal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.