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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.
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.
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.