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La Leyenda del Gallo Papá Candelo by Kathie Rivera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: Spanish. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
¿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 by Randall J Morris
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 by Michael E. O'Neal
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 by Damien Rollins
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 by Benjamin Pearce
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 by Damien Rollins
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 by Frank C. Newby
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 by Nick Fuller
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.