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    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, WICKED!
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      Secondhand paperback in good condition, no creasing, minor edge/spine wear - a fine copy!
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    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,...
    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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    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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    The Rastafarians (Living Religions Series)by K.M. WilliamsWard Lock Educational
    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
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    Steelbands & ReggaeBy Pail FarmerLongman (1981/88)
    Nice out of print pamphlet in ok cond (has some writing inside)
    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
    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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    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...
    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.
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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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
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    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....
    Welcome to My CountryJamaica Watts
    secondhand hardback. Informative guide, nice pics
    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...
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    No Woman No CryMy Life With Bob Marley By Rita MarleyHyperion
    Rita Marley was not just Bob Marley's wife and the mother of four of his children, but also his backing singer and friend, life-long companion and soul...
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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.
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    Black Pearl: The Hairderesser from HaitiA. and E. SheehanHarvill (1956)
    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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    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 3: First Sentences: The Steel Bandby Roderick HuntOxford Reading Tree
    Oh yes - it's for the kids
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    Jamaica in Independence: Essays on the Early Yearsby Rex NettlefordHeinemann
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      Secondhand out of print paperback like new
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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....
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book 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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    WORKING WITH WEST INDIAN FAMILIESBY GOPAUL-MCNICOL & SHARON-ANNGuildford
    s/hand hardback book ex-library w/stamps
    Caribbean Cultural IdentityThe Case Of JamaicaInstitute Of Jamaica
    Second-hand paperback (difft cover) in good cond
    Caribbean CookingCaribbean Cooking by Judy BastyraHeinemann
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    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
    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...
    Blackheart ManA Journey Into Rasta By Derek BishtonChatto & Windus
    Good photography/journal/history book about rastas.
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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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    The Jamaican Economyby Ransford W PalmerPraeger
    The Jamaican economy in 1968
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      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
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    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!
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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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    Caribbean (A World of Food)by Jen GreenFranklin Watts
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    The Executioner: Caribbean KillDon PendletonCorgi Books
    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
    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 the best book...
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      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)