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The United States and the PROMESA to Puerto Rico: an analysis of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An analysis of all drafts of the PROMESA federal law that establishes an Oversight Board in Puerto Rico of seven members appointed by the President with power to rescind all actions taken by the Puerto Rico government. It covers how the law’s language reflects the U.S.’s plenary power and control over Puerto Rico; and how tweaking with semantics did not diminish the colonialist aspect of the law.
A Sky the Color of Chaos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
A Sky the Color of Chaos chronicles M.J.’s perilous childhood during the turbulent rise and fall of Haiti’s President-Priest — a time of nightly shootings, home invasions, robberies, and the burning of former regime members in neighborhood streets.
Jamaica History, British Virgin Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Jamaica Tourism, Jamaica Environment, Jamaica Government, Jamaica Politics,Jamaica Economy. From May 5, 1494, when Columbus first set foot on what he described as "the fairest isle that eyes have beheld," to its emergence as an independent state on August 6, 1962, Jamaica passed through three main periods
Grenada History, British Virgin Island, Caribbean Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Grenada Economy, Grenada People, Grenada Settlement, Grenada Government. The French were the first to settle Grenada. Legend holds that in 1652 the last of the defending Caribs threw himself into the sea from a spot that was christened le Morne des Sauteurs and is known today as Leapers' Hill
Los Puertos de Venezuela (El Desafío de la Historia, Vol. 45)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Destacan el puerto de Gibraltar, de fundamental importancia en el siglo XVII; Cumaná, Maracaibo, Puerto Cabello, y para coronar, La Guaira. Aparte de esto tenemos interesantes artículos variados. Uno sobre Laureano Vallenilla Lanz, otro sobre los vuelos de El Libertador; y como siempre, nuestras columnas fijas, son de lectura obligada.
Bless Britain - A Caribbean Coup d'Etat
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
A vengeful central government dictator, who was granted associate statehood status (semi-independence) by Britain in February 1967, plunges Anguilla into a desperate fight for secession from its Caribbean sister islands of St. Kitts-Nevis.
Piratas en las costas venezolanas (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 13)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2015 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Este número El Desafío de la Historia contiene artículos fascinantes que abarcan temas de la piratería como El Matelotaje, que se refiere a parejas de hombres entre los bucaneros; las reglas de la vida corsaria; las mujeres piratas más famosas; banderas piratas; la penetración holandesa en el Caribe; las películas más reconocidas y mucho más.
TOBAGO BETWEEN SIGHTING AD COLONIZATION
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are five issues which have dominated Tobago’s history since Europeans came into the west hemisphere. These are the decimation of Tobago’s Caribs; disputes and wars over ownership of the island; Tobago’s stint as a sugar colony; Africans and their descendants as slaves and emancipated slaves on the island; and Tobago’s annexation to Trinidad.
Haiti in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Customs, Duvalier, Vodou (Voodoo), Aristide, Catholicism, Port-au-Prince, Windward Passage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,650. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Haiti, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Traveling the Caribbean: Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia, and Barbados
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 115 pictures from historical locations from several countries in the Caribbean with short background histories. Featured locations include: Capitols, forts, sugar and banana plantations, mindmills, Nelson's Dockyard, Cathedrals, mansions, shipwrecks, and more.
La Leyenda del Gallo Papá Candelo
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: Spanish. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
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¿Quieres conocer cómo se jugaba el deporte de los gallos en la época de los treinta en Puerto Rico? ¿Quieres saber porque los jibaritos adoraban a Papá Candelo? Conoce la esperanza de un pueblo pobre, humilde y agobiado. Lee la historia de Papá Candelo, un gallito que vivió de verdad.
Caribbean Piracy: Pirates and Privateers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the emergence of a new threat to government and organized society. Privateers and pirates raided along the coast of powerful countries and were, at times, at war with England, France, and Spain. They developed their own system of rules, a code of morality, and a very rough form of government.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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.
The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
The Bermuda Triangle. The Devil’s Triangle. Call it what you will but this area off the coast of the southwestern United States has stirred peoples’ imaginations for hundreds of years.
The Ghosts of the Flats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The sun climbs high on an azure sky, and on the flats it’s easy to empty your head of everything except instinct and sense that my life had become complicated. The easy pace of the Bahamian people is addictive and I could easily see myself slipping into the natural progression of this place.
True Paranormal Mystery From Haunted Islands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Most people think of sun, sand, and endless parties when they hear the word ‘Caribbean’. In some cases all of that’s true, which is why the Caribbean islands remain one of the premier destinations for sun worshippers and party goers worldwide. Here’s a not so hidden secret though: the history of the Caribbean is much darker than many people realize.
Caribbean Enigma: Drugs In Paradise
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
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.
The Salvage History of Antigua and Barbuda
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: 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.