Browsing: Caribbean Books

      You can save this selection to your shortcuts. Log in or create an account to use this feature.

     
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
      In stockAdd to Bag
    The Jamaican economy in 1968
    • Original Book (600g)£15.00
      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!​
      In stockAdd to Bag
    A TRINIDAD CHILDHOOD about the writer's youth in Trinidad in the West Indies. He is of Indian ancestry-a Hindu.
    • Original Book (350g)£7.00
      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal secondhand UK paperback
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!​
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Funky cookbook on the Caribbean tip! S/hand hardback book
    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
     
    • Original Book (600g)£15.00
      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library with stamps/stickers. Includes CD
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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!
    • Original Book (500g)£15.00
      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal out of print UK original paperback bit of creasing, stamp on inside
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original books & records at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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.
      100% guarantee on this and all original books at Sounds of the Universe.
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Nice out-of-print Jamaican photogrpahy book s/hand hardback book with dustjacket good condition
     
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Original UK paperback
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original books & records at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
     
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback in good condition
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
    Good book about Carnival in Trinidad.
    • Original Book (350g)£15.00
      Original out of print UK paperback,
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original books & records at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
     
    • Original Book (400g)£6.00
      Original out of print secondhand book in ok cond. only
      100% guarantee on this and all original books at Sounds of the Universe.
      In stockAdd to Bag
     
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback, pen mark inside
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original books & records at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      S/hand hardback US first edition book
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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.
    • Book (750g)£22.00 £8.00
      New Book
      In stockAdd to Bag
    1st Edition 1972 Hardback w/ no dustjacket ok condition
    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 Records. When Jamaican recording engineers Osbourne "King Tubby" Ruddock, Errol Thompson, and Lee "Scratch" Perry began crafting "dub" music in the early 1970s, they were initiating a musical revolution...
     
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Secondhand book in good condition, with minor ageing (difft cover)
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
     
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand book in good condition, minor ageing, some creasing to spine
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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...
    Original secondhand paperback
    • Original Book (200g)£15.00
      Original secondhand paperback
      In stockAdd to Bag
    First published in 1953, Maya Deren's famous account of the Haitian deities, practitioners and rituals of Voudoun was written with the special insight of personal encounter and is often recognised as the primary source book on this fascinating culture. The work includes photographs and illustrations, glossary and appendices, as well as the original...
    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,...
    This compendium of reggae features, in alphabetical order, the history of Jamaican music from the derivation of Mento to Dancehall. It includes the discography and biography of all the leading exponents of Jamaican music such as Lee Scratch Perry, King Yellowman, The Heptones, Sly and Robbie, Bab Marley, Buju Banton and many others.
    • Original Book (800g)£10.00
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • Book (800g)£17.99
      Out of stock
    1997 secondhand paperback book
    • Original Book (500g)£12.00
      Original USA paperback,
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original books & records at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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
    Second-hand paperback original ex-library
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers still intact on sheet ready to place in book!
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers placed in pages
    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, and it paints a good picture of the Caribbean. Lose yourself! Description Mr James Conway wants to make money. He wants to build new houses and shops - and he wants to build them on an old graveyard,...
    • Book (200g)£5.00
      Out of stock
    • Book (100g)£7.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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 hardback with dustjacket 
    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 Toni Morrison, John Crow's Devil is a terrifying and moving novel about religious mania, redemption, sexual obsession and the eternal struggle between the righteous and the wicked.
    Fantastic small pamphlet (from 1963!) with stickers about Jamaica. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback in great cond.
    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 by over 200 photographs.
    s/hand first edition hardback w/dust jacket ex-library
    Second-hand paperback
    Description: "Drinkers is an innovative and creative piece of work that sets about to present those subjective cultural dimensions that guide action but are so difficult to establish and present through the usual ethnographic techniques. Stewart uses short stories to present these submerged cultural principles. He is an accomplished writer...
    Roots book featuring articles on Lynn Taitt, U Roy, Max Romeo, Earl 16, Dwight Pinkney, Winston Grennan, Admiral Tibbet, Clevie Browne and Hedley Jones. Writers include David Katz, Beth & Dave Kingston, Carter Van Pelt.
    Second-hand paperback
    Fantastic small pamphlet with stickers from the 60s about Haiti. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy