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Dub : Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in ReggaeBy Michael E. VealWesleyan University Press
Great book on Dub. Michael Veal has also written an excellent book on Fela Kuti and wrote the sleevenotes for Studio One Dub 2 on Soul Jazz Records. When...
This is JamaicaBy Philip SherlockHodder and Stoughton (1968)
'An Informal Guide' 1968 First Edition s/hand paperback book.
Edwidge DanticatAfter the Dance - A Walk Through carnival in Jacmel, HaitiCrown
If you've seen Soul Jazz Records' Kanaval book - here is an eye-witness look at the carinival in Haiti S/hand hardback.
The Rastafariansby Bob DixBreda Centre
Original s/hand pamphlet in good condition
The Rastafarians (Living Religions Series)by K.M. WilliamsWard Lock Educational
Original secondhand pamphlet (difft cover)
Black Paradise:The Rastafarian MovementThe Aquarian Press
Original secondhand paperback
Bob MarleyThe Roots Of ReggaeStar
Second-hand paperback
The Small Axe Guide To Dancehall 1979-1985By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
A wicked 1979-1985 guide to Jamaican Dancehall featuring over 150 albums profiled including pre digital singers, deejays, bands, vocal groups and...
Manley & The New JamaicaSelected Speeches & Writings 1938-1968Longman (1971)
secondhand rare hardback - without dust jacket
The Year In San FernandoBy Michael AnthonyHeinemann
"The Year in San Fernando" is a taste of Trinidadian city life through the eyes of a country boy. (s/hand hardback)
Bob MarleyConquering Lion Of ReggaePlexus Publishing
Rebel, visionary and uncompromising champion of human rights, Robert Nesta Marley rose from the slums of Kingston, Jamaica to become a spiritual and political...
Drinkers, Drummers, And Decent FolkEthnographic Narratives Of Village TrinidadSuny
Description: "Drinkers is an innovative and creative piece of work that sets about to present those subjective cultural dimensions that guide...
Guinea's Other SunsThe African Dynamic In Trinidad CultureThe Majority Press
Maureen Warner-Lewis has long been known for her pioneering application of linguistics to the history of African cultural retentions in the Caribbean....
ApertureHaiti Feeding The SpiritAperture Foundation
Fantastic out-of-print  issue of photography magazine - with this issue dedicated to Haiti. Wicked!
The Small Axe Guide To InstrumentalsBy Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
A superb guide to reggae instrumental albums from reggae author Ray Hurford, Featuring articles on musicians such as Jackie Mittoo, Lloyd Parks, Glen Brown,...
More Axe 8By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
Roots book featuring articles on Lynn Taitt, U Roy, Max Romeo, Earl 16, Dwight Pinkney, Winston Grennan, Admiral Tibbet, Clevie Browne and Hedley Jones....
The Dead YardA Story Of Modern JamaicaFaber and Faber
Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, a tropical paradise for the planters, a Babylonian exile for the Africans shipped to the Caribbean....
Jah Music The Evolution of the Popular Jamaican Song (1983) by Sebastian ClarkeHeineman
Killer out-of-print rare book about reggae. Well written, nice pics, good condition (creases on sleeve, ex-library). WICKED! (currently £80 on Amazon!)
Breath, Eyes, MemoryA Novel by Edwidge DanticatVintage
Second-hand paperback
Krik? Krak?A Novel by Edwidge DanticatVintage
Second-hand paperback
Roger MaisBlack LightningHeinemann
Jamaican novelist Roger Mais is the man! This is one of his more difficult books to find. Humanist and boundary pushing. We recommend. Secondhand paperback
Around The World ProgramHaitiNelson Doubleday
Fantastic small pamphlet with stickers from the 60s about Haiti. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback
Caribbean Cultural IdentityThe Case Of JamaicaInstitute Of Jamaica
Second-hand hardback, ex-library
The Rainy SeasonHaiti Since DuvalierTouchstone
Second-hand U.S. paperback copy
CubaReligion, Social Capital, And DevelopmentDuke University Press
When Cuba's centralized system for providing basic social services began to erode in the early 1990s, Christian and Afro-Cuban religious groups took on...
Jamaican Place NamesB. W. Higman and B. J. HudsonUniversity of the West Indies Press
£15 OFF RRP. University of West Indies Publication Jamaican place names range from the commonplace to the bizarre. Densely distributed across...
Narratives Of ResistanceJamaica, Trinidad, the CaribbeanUniversity of the West Indies Press
This is a hard-hitting analysis of contemporary social, political and intellectual resistance to hegemony in Caribbean societies. Beginning with the...
Mastering ChristianityMissionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic WorldOxford University Press
Beginning in 1701, missionary-minded Anglicans launched one of the earliest and most sustained efforts to Christianize the enslaved people of Britain's...
They Do As They PleaseThe Jamaican Struggle for Cultural Freedom After Morant BayUniversity of the West Indies Press
£25 OFF!!! This book examines the secular aspects of culture in Jamaica, namely, material culture (architecture and home furnishings, dress, and...
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