Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General

Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
By
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.
Caribbean Enigma: Drugs In Paradise
By
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.