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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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    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...
    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...
    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...
    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....
    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
    Around The World Program : The Virgin Islandsby American Geographical SocietyNelson Doubleday
    Groovy 1960s travel book series w/ stickers placed in pages
    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. Secondhand paperback book.
    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...
    John Crow's DevilBy Marlon JamesOneworld
    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...
    The Book of Night WomenBy Marlon JamesOneworld
    This is the powerful story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at her birth, the Night...
    Spirits of the Night The Vaudun Gods of HaitiSpring Publications
    Rare book on Voodoo by the always good Selden Rodman. S/hand paperback
    Around The World ProgramJamaicaNelson Doubleday
    Fantastic small pamphlet (from 1963!) with stickers about Jamaica. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback in great cond.
    Inside Cuba TodayBy Fred WardCrown Publishers (1978)
    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...
    The Josephine Baker Storyby Ean WoodSanctuary Publishing
    s/hand first edition hardback w/dust jacket ex-library
    Bob MarleyThe Roots Of ReggaeStar
    Second-hand paperback
    Drinkers, Drummers, And Decent FolkEthnographic Narratives Of Village TrinidadSuny
    Description: "Drinkers is an innovative and creative piece of work that sets about to present those subjective cultural dimensions that guide...
    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....
    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....
    Breath, Eyes, MemoryA Novel by Edwidge DanticatVintage
    Second-hand paperback
    Around The World ProgramHaitiNelson Doubleday
    Fantastic small pamphlet with stickers from the 60s about Haiti. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback
    The Rainy SeasonHaiti Since DuvalierTouchstone
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy
    Narratives Of ResistanceJamaica, Trinidad, the CaribbeanUniversity of the West Indies Press
    This is a hard-hitting analysis of contemporary social, political and intellectual resistance to hegemony in Caribbean societies. Beginning with the...
    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...
    PostcolonialismsCaribbean Rereading of Medieval English DiscourseUniversity of the West Indies Press
    OVER £15 OFF! Caribbean revisioning of British literature is well established in creative work where it expresses itself in rewriting and writing...
    An Hard Man Fe Dead - Who And What Is Mr Brown?!Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    About 45 years ago the Wailers sang about 'Mr Brown' the song related the story of the Coffin that travelled around various parts of Jamaica accompanied...
    Modern BlacknessNationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in JamaicaUniversity of the West Indies Press
    Modern Blackness is a rich ethnographic exploration of Jamaican identity in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Analyzing nationalism,...
    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...
    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...
    Christophe: King of HaitiBy Hubert ColeEyre and Spottiswood (1967)
    1st. Edition UK hardback w/ dustjacket. (different cover - better!)
    Glimpses Of EmpireA Corona AnthologyI. B.Tauris
    This anthology provides an insight into the work of the Colonial and Overseas Service in the last days of the British Empire. s/hand hardback book
    Caribbean LandsBy John MacphersonLongman (1963/84)
    Study book about the Caribbean. S/hand large format paperback (Different edition to cover shown)
    Puerto RicoBy Zachery WinslowChelsea House
    Groovy small s/hand hardback travel book
    On The MapCaribbeanSimon & Schuster
    Nice small information book. S/hand hardback.
    The Caribbean History ReaderEdited by Nicola FooteRoutledge
    "An extraordinary tool for teaching the Caribbean from pre-1492 to the present! Historian Nicola Foote expertly combines concise introductions, written...
    Antigua And BarbudaHeart Of The CaribbeanMacMillan Caribbean
    Nice pix, nice book. s/hand paperback travel guide