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    An introduction to Latin percussionby Hans MaterInternational Music Publications
    Crazy Hans gives groovy tips in this how-to large format percussion book
    • Original Book (200g)£12.00
      Out of print secondhand A4 hardback ex-library
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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.
    • Original Book (500g)£7.00
      Secon-hand paperback (difft cover)
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    Tales Of Old JamaicaIncluding Annee Palmer, White Witch Of Rose Hall and the Women PiratesCollins
    Ten of the most fascinating tales of the island's past are retold here by one of her foremost historians. Three Fingered Jack, the Terror of Jamaica, the...
    • Original Book (350g)£9.00
      Original out of print second-hand paperback in good condition
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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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    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....
    • Original Book (650g)£10.00
      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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      s/hand paperback in good cond
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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
    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, ok condition (some creasing, spine wear) WICKED!
    • Original Book (400g)£25.00
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    Caribbean Cultural IdentityThe Case Of JamaicaInstitute Of Jamaica
    Second-hand paperback (difft cover) in good cond
    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
    Blackheart ManA Journey Into Rasta By Derek BishtonChatto & Windus
    Good photography/journal/history book about rastas. Secondhand paperback in good cond, minor creasing to front
    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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    Beyond the Dragon's Mouth: Stories And Piecesby Shiva NaipaulAbacus
    A TRINIDAD CHILDHOOD about the writer's youth in Trinidad in the West Indies. He is of Indian ancestry-a Hindu.
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal secondhand UK paperback
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    PrivilegeCooking In The CaribbeanMacMillan Caribbean
    Funky cookbook on the Caribbean tip! S/hand hardback book
    Shifting TidesCuban Photography After the RevolutionMerrell Publishers
    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
    East Indian Music In The West IndiesTan-Singing, Chutney And The Making Of Indo-Caribbean Culture By Peter ManuelTemple University Press
    • Original Book (600g)£15.00
      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library with stamps/stickers. Includes CD
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    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!
    • Original Book (500g)£15.00
      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! s/hand paperback
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Original secondhand book in good cond.
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    Beautiful Jamaicaby Evon Blake Vista
    Nice out-of-print Jamaican photogrpahy book s/hand hardback book with dustjacket good condition
    Caribbean (A World of Food)by Jen GreenFranklin Watts
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      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
    I & I The Natural MysticsMarley, Tosh & WailerJonathan Cape
    Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and Bob Marley, swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone...
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      Original secondhand UK paperback in plastic cover
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    Bacchanal!: The Carnival Culture Of TrinidadPeter MasonLatin American Bureau / Temple University Press
    Good book about Carnival in Trinidad.
    • Original Book (350g)£15.00
      Original out of print UK paperback,
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    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
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      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)
    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
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      S/hand hardback US first edition book
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    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...
    • Book (750g)£22.00 £8.00
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    Dub : Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in ReggaeBy Michael E. VealWesleyan University Press
    USA IMPORTGreat 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...
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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
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      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...
    Bob Marley, A Rebel Life - A photobiographyDennis Morris (1999)Plexus Publishing Ltd.
    Dennis Morris original pics of Bob Marley. Original secondhand paperback A4 size.
    Black Paradise:The Rastafarian MovementThe Aquarian Press
    Original secondhand paperback
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      Original secondhand paperback
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    Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music From Rumba To Reggaeby Peter ManuelTemple
    Wicked book about Caribbean music - covering Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and more. In depth and informative.
    • Original Book (800g)£12.00
      Secondhand hardback
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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...
    Wake the Town and Tell the People:Dancehall Culture in Jamaica - By Norman StolzoffDuke University
    This is the one essential book on Dancehall (after Soul Jazz Records' "Dancehall", of course). A seriously in depth anthropological study of Jamaican Dancehall....
    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...
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    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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