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    Crazy Hans gives groovy tips in this how-to large format percussion book
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    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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    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 Sinister Annee Palmer of Rose Hall estate, Lewis Galdy, the Man who was buried twice, the Women Pirates, Anne Bonney and Mary Read, each in his or her own way is a memorable personality, with a story...
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    Good Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
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      1956 Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket some ageing - pretty good considering 63 years old!
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    Trinidadian writer VS Naipaul
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      Secondhand paperback out of print edition ex library in good condition with library stamps and plastic cover
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    Nice 1973 book
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      Secondhand out of print first edition hardback with dust jacket in good condition
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      Secondhand out of print paperback like new
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    Oh yes - it's for the kids
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    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. Illustrated with colour photographs of Coward and his friends at Firefly, this book tells the story of the house, Coward's life there and his relationship with the island of Jamaica.
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book in good condition
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    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
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    Lionheart Gal marks an event unique in contemporary literature. It is the distillation of the Jamaican woman's experience in fifteen compelling life stories from the internationally known Sistren Theatre Collective. Since 1977 the women of Sistren have been exploring the lives of Caribbean women, from which they create plays, workshops and screen prints...
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    Nice out of print pamphlet in ok cond (has some writing inside)
    s/hand hardback book ex-library w/stamps
    Second-hand paperback (difft cover) in good cond
     
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    Nice information book about the Steel Band - history, instruments. Nice pics too. Rare Secondhand paperback book in good condition
    Good photography/journal/history book about rastas. Secondhand paperback in good cond, minor creasing to front
    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 generated 500,000 pounds in excise duties in 1947. It's all here!
    Large hardback book in ok cond. Quite dry government report but quite interesting because it is published 2 yrs before independence
     
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      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
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    The Jamaican economy in 1968
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      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
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    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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    Funky cookbook on the Caribbean tip! S/hand hardback book
    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
     
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      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library with stamps/stickers. Includes CD
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    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, the Caribbean classic The Dragon Can't Dance, and Salt. Description: After 19 years of teaching his pupils to emigrate, Alford George, elitist schoolteacher turned populist politician, is forced...
    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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    Nice out-of-print Jamaican photogrpahy book s/hand hardback book with dustjacket good condition
     
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    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
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    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
    Good book about Carnival in Trinidad.
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    • Original Book (400g)£6.00
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    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback, pen mark inside
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    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 in the shop!
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      Original out of print UK paperback in good condition stickers on spine/back
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    Original secondhand hardback first edition (laminated dust jacket, ex library w/stamps)
    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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    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 strips away the fantasy and myth to expose the real islands, and the real people, that make up the Caribbean.
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    1st Edition 1972 Hardback w/ no dustjacket ok condition
     
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      Secondhand book in good condition, with minor ageing (difft cover)
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    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand book in good condition, minor ageing, some creasing to spine
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    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! DEEP STUFF! As contemporary Tambú music and dance evolved on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, it intertwined sacred and secular, private and public cultural practices, and many traditions from Africa and the New World. As she explores the formal contours of Tambú, Nanette de Jong discovers its variegated history...
    Dennis Morris original pics of Bob Marley. Original secondhand paperback A4 size.
    Wicked book about Caribbean music - covering Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and more. In depth and informative.
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    This is the one essential book on Dancehall (after Soul Jazz Records' "Dancehall", of course). A seriously in depth anthropological study of Jamaican Dancehall. Quite wordy but as close an insight into the lifestyle, the studios and the music as you will ever find.  Stolzoff brings a fan's enthusiasm to his broad perspective on dancehall,...
    '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 this book was published posthunously in 1989. Great, little known book!
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    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!
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    1997 secondhand paperback book
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      Original USA paperback,
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    Jamaican writer rare first edition in good condition, has dustjacket but with tears
    For anyone planning to cruise the islands! lots of tips! s/hand paperback