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    OreallaBy Roy Heath (1984)Allison & Busby
    An educated native of Guyana is torn between his own life of servitude and the independent but anachronistic life of his aboriginal friend.
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      Secon-hand paperback (difft cover)
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    Black Pearl: The Hairderesser from HaitiA. and E. SheehanHarvill (1956)
    Good Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
    • Original Book (400g)£20.00
      1956 Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket some ageing - pretty good considering 63 years old!
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    V.S. NaipaulMiguel StreetHeinemann
    Trinidadian writer VS Naipaul
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Secondhand paperback out of print edition ex library in good condition with library stamps and plastic cover
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    Jamaica in Independence: Essays on the Early Yearsby Rex NettlefordHeinemann
    • Original Book (800g)£30.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback like new
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    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 3: First Sentences: The Steel Bandby Roderick HuntOxford Reading Tree
    Oh yes - it's for the kids
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      Secondhand paperback in good condition
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    FireflyNoel Coward In JamaicaVictor Gollancz
    Very groovy book about Noel Coward in Jamaica written by Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot. Firefly was the name of Noel Coward's house in Jamaica....
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book in good condition
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    The Rastafarians (Living Religions Series)by K.M. WilliamsWard Lock Educational
    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
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    Lionheart GalLife Stories of Jamaican WomenThe Women's Press
    Lionheart Gal marks an event unique in contemporary literature. It is the distillation of the Jamaican woman's experience in fifteen compelling life stories...
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    Steelbands & ReggaeBy Pail FarmerLongman (1981/88)
    Nice out of print pamphlet in ok cond (has some writing inside)
    WORKING WITH WEST INDIAN FAMILIESBY GOPAUL-MCNICOL & SHARON-ANNGuildford
    s/hand hardback book ex-library w/stamps
    Caribbean Cultural IdentityThe Case Of JamaicaInstitute Of Jamaica
    Second-hand paperback (difft cover) in good cond
    Caribbean CookingCaribbean Cooking by Judy BastyraHeinemann
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      Secondhand hardback book in good condition
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    The Steel Band By John Bartholomew, Kenneth McLeish and Valerie McLeish Oxford topics in music
    Nice information book about the Steel Band - history, instruments. Nice pics too. Rare Secondhand paperback book in good condition
    Annual Report On Jamaica for The Year 1947By Colonial OfficeColonial Office
    1947 booklet in ok condition. Did you know in 1947 there were 116 cases of Yaws reported in Jamaican hospital - and thankfully no deaths! Also tobacco...
    Report On Jamaica 1960By The Government Public Relations DepartmentGovernment Public Relations Department
    Large hardback book in ok cond. Quite dry government report but quite interesting because it is published 2 yrs before independence
    Life and Food in the Caribbeanby Cristine MackieWeidenfeld & Nicholson
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      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
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    The Jamaican Economyby Ransford W PalmerPraeger
    The Jamaican economy in 1968
    • Original Book (600g)£15.00
      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
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    Shifting TidesCuban Photography After the RevolutionMerrell Publishers
    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
    SaltBy Earl LovelaceFaber and Faber
    Earl Lovelace was born in Toco, Trinidad, and has spent most of his life on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. His books include While Gods Are Falling,...
    Listen, the Wind and Other Storiesby Roger MaisLongman
    Jamaican Roger Mais is a wicked writer!
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal out of print UK original paperback bit of creasing, stamp on inside
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    ObeahMore Frightening Than Murder ItselfThe X Press (1996)
    This is a wicked novel! Set in the Jamaican countryside, a tale of Obeah sorcery - spooky!
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    Caribbean (A World of Food)by Jen GreenFranklin Watts
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      Original UK paperback
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    Genethaby Roy HeathFlamingo
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback in good condition
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    The Executioner: Caribbean KillDon PendletonCorgi Books
    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
    Caribbean Food and Drinkby Aviva ParaisoWayland
    • Original Book (400g)£6.00
      Original out of print secondhand book in ok cond. only
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    From the heat of the Dayby Roy Heath
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback, pen mark inside
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    Roger MaisThe Hills Were Joyful Together (1953)Heinemann
    Set in slums of Kingston, Jamaica. Wicked Caribbean realist novel. Seriously one of the best novels ever in our humble opinion! Possibly the best book...
    • Original Book (200g)£18.00
      Original out of print UK paperback in good condition stickers on spine/back
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    Changing JamaicaAdam Kuper
    Original secondhand hardback first edition (laminated dust jacket, ex library w/stamps)
    Island PeopleThe Caribbean and the WorldCanongate
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 400+ pages 60% OFF!!In this fascinating travelogue, the product of almost a decade of travel and intense study, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro...
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    Natives of My Personby George LammingPicador Books
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Secondhand book in good condition, with minor ageing (difft cover)
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    Season of Adventureby George LammingA&B
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand book in good condition, minor ageing, some creasing to spine
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    TambúCuraçao's African-Caribbean Ritual and the Politics of MemoryIndiana University Press
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! DEEP STUFF! As contemporary Tambú music and dance evolved on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, it intertwined sacred...
    Black Paradise:The Rastafarian MovementThe Aquarian Press
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      Original out of print secondhand paperback
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    Divine HorsemenThe Living Gods Of Haiti by Maya DerenDocumentext
    First published in 1953, Maya Deren's famous account of the Haitian deities, practitioners and rituals of Voudoun was written with the special insight...
    Language In Jamaicaby Pauline ChristieArawak Publications
    The author, as her life's work, has studied language in Jamaica. As a result of her extensive study and anaysis, she has determined that the best approach...
    Namba RoyNo Black Sparrows
    'A vivid portrait of Jamaica in the 1930s" Excellent social realist novel. Written by Jamaican Namba Roy in the 1950s in Britain. He died in 1961 and...
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      Secondhand out of print ex-library paperback copy, library stamp half removed on front page and small tear otherwise good
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    Reggae : From Mento to DancehallBy Werner TroederLMH Publishing
    This compendium of reggae features, in alphabetical order, the history of Jamaican music from the derivation of Mento to Dancehall. It includes the discography...
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    Reggae, Rasta, RevolutionJamaican Music from Ska to DubBy Chris Potash
    1997 secondhand paperback book
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      Original USA paperback,
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    Die the Long Dayby Orlando PattersonWilliam Morrow & Co
    Jamaican writer rare first edition in good condition, has dustjacket but with tears
    A Cruising Guide to the Caribbean: From Antigua to Venezuelaby Michael W. MarshallAdlard Coles Nautical
    For anyone planning to cruise the islands! lots of tips! s/hand paperback
    The Middle Passage V.S. NaipaulAndre Deutsch
    Second-hand paperback original ex-library
    Around The World Program : Bermudaby American Geographical SocietyNelson Doubleday
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers still intact on sheet ready to place in book!
    Around The World Program : The Virgin Islandsby American Geographical SocietyNelson Doubleday
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers placed in pages
    Voodoo IslandMichael DuckworthOxford
    This is written as a childrens short story about voodoo in Haiti. It's simple, not War and Peace but we like the simplicity and clear style of writing,...
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    David Frost Introduces Trinidad & TobagoEdited by Michael Anthony and Andrew Carr (1975)Andre Deutsch
    Man like Frost. The man himself takes us on an indepth tour of Trinidad and Tobago - from Mighty Sparrow and calypso to Cricket and Carnival. original...
    Around The World ProgramJamaicaNelson Doubleday
    Fantastic small pamphlet (from 1963!) with stickers about Jamaica. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback in great cond.
    Inside Cuba TodayBy Fred WardCrown Publishers (1978)
    First edition 2nd hand hardback with dust-jacket. Fred Ward, spent four months in Cuba for the National Geographic in 1978,  a solid text enhanced...
    The Josephine Baker Storyby Ean WoodSanctuary Publishing
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      s/hand first edition hardback w/dust jacket in good condition
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