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Roger MaisBlack LightningHeinemann
Jamaican novelist Roger Mais is the man! This is one of his more difficult books to find. Humanist and boundary pushing. It's the bomb! Rare Secondhand...
Haiti - The Duvaliers and Their LegacyElizabeth Abbott
2nd hand hardback UK first edition ex-library w/stamps etc
Graham GreeneThe ComediansVintage
Three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti, a world in the grip of the corrupt 'Papa Doc' and the Tontons Macoute, his sinister secret police. Brown the...
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 : Puerto Ricoby American Geographical SocietyNelson Doubleday
Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers placed in pages
Around The World Program : The Virgin Islandsby American Geographical SocietyNelson Doubleday
Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers placed in pages
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. Secondhand paperback book.
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,...
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...
John Crow's DevilBy Marlon JamesOneworld
The debut novel of the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015.With language as taut as classic works by Cormac McCarthy, and a richness reminiscent of early...
The Book of Night WomenBy Marlon JamesOneworld
This is the powerful story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at her birth, the Night...
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....
Steelbands & ReggaeBy Pail FarmerLongman (1981/88)
Nice out of print pamphlet
krik? krak!by Edwidge DanticatSoho
Arriving one year after the Haitian-American's first novel (Breath, Eyes, Memory) alerted critics to her compelling voice, these 10 stories, some of which...
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)
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
s/hand first edition hardback w/dust jacket ex-library
Bob MarleyThe Roots Of ReggaeStar
Second-hand paperback
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...
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
Around The World ProgramHaitiNelson Doubleday
Fantastic small pamphlet with stickers from the 60s about Haiti. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback
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...
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...
The Singing Turtle and other tales from HaitiBy the Marcelin brothers
USA hardback first edition ex-library w/stamps
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