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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...
    The Natural MysticsMarley, Tosh & WailerNorton
    Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues...
    More Axe 9Interviews From The Culture Reggae ArchiveMuzik Tree
    New book from The Small Axe Crew, Collecting interviews with Soul Defenders, Leroy Sibbles, Larry Marshall, Earl 'Bagga' Walker, Cedric Im Brooks and many...
    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....
    Lee 'Scratch' Perry - Kiss Me NeckThe Scratch Story In Words, Pictures And RecordsCherry Red Books
    With more than 1,000 releases to Lee "Scratch" Perry's name in some form or other, there is a wealth of material for fans and collectors to immerse themselves...
    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....
    More Axe 4By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    The More Axe series continues with edition No.4 that concentrates on the early rootsy dancehall scene 1979 onwards in Jamaica. Not only did the music change,...
    Dub In BabylonUnderstanding The Evolution And Significance Of DubEquinox
    A cultural and musical history of dub from its early days in Jamaica to the decline of post-punk in early-1980s Britain. This book also looks at dub...
    Bacchanal!: The Carnival Culture Of TrinidadPeter MasonLatin American Bureau / Temple University Press
    Good book about Carnival in Trinidad.
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    Reggae : From Mento to DancehallBy Werner TroederLMH Publishing
    This compendium of reggae features, in alphabetical order, the history of Jamaican music from the derivation of Mento to Dancehall. It includes the discography...
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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...
    Reggae, Rasta, RevolutionJamaican Music from Ska to DubBy Chris Potash
    1997 secondhand paperback book
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    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,...
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    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...
    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....
    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...
    World Of ArtCaribbean ArtThames & Hudson
    A collection of examples of the work of over 100 Caribbean artists with text explaining the history of Caribbean art, the 20th century art schools which...
    Food And Festivals A Flavour Of The CaribbeanWayland Publishers (1998)
    Focusing on the Caribbean, this book is part of a series which introduces the food and eating customs of countries around the world through their festivals....
    Music From Behind The BridgeSteelband Spirit and Politics in Trinidad and TobagoOxford University Press
    Music from behind the Bridge tells the story of the steelband from the point of view of musicians who overcame the disadvantages of poverty and prejudice...
    Inna Di DancehallPopular Culture and the Politics of Identity in JamaicaUniversity of West Indies Press
    This work provides an accessible account of a poorly understood aspect of Jamaican popular culture. It explores the socio-political meanings of Jamaica's...
    The Jamaican Economyby Ransford W PalmerPraeger
    The Jamaican economy in 1968
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    Life and Food in the Caribbeanby Cristine MackieWeidenfeld & Nicholson
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      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
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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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    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
    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,...
    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
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    Listen, the Wind and Other Storiesby Roger MaisLongman
    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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    Genethaby Roy HeathFlamingo
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback in good condition
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    Caribbean (A World of Food)by Jen GreenFranklin Watts
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    Beautiful Jamaicaby Evon Blake Vista
    Nice out-of-print Jamaican photogrpahy book s/hand hardback book with dustjacket good condition
    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...
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    Caribbean Food and Drinkby Aviva ParaisoWayland
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    From the heat of the Dayby Roy Heath
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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 best book in the...
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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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    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...
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    Natives of My Personby George LammingPicador Books
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      Secondhand book in good condition, with minor ageing (difft cover)
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    Season of Adventureby George LammingA&B
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    Black Paradise:The Rastafarian MovementThe Aquarian Press
    Original secondhand paperback
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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...
    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