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    All Hopped Up And Ready To GoMusic From The Streets Of New York 1927-1977W.W.Norton
    WICKED BOOK - 400+ pages USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFFWow! An incredibly thorough, 450 page history of New York's various music scenes, ranging from Mario...
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    Listening in DetailPerformances of Cuban MusicDuke University Press
    OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!"Listening in detail" is a method invested in opening up, rather...
    TangoThe Art History of Love (Robert Farris Thompson)Vintage Books
    NEARLY 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! - CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! A generously illustrated book in which renowned art historian Farris...
    Cumbia!Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music GenreDuke University Press
    60% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Cumbia is a musical form that originated in northern Colombia and then...
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    The Chicano ArchivesThe Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American RecordingsUCLA Chicano Studies
    50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY DELUXE USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! - CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! The Strachwitz Frontera Collection is the largest repository...
    Salsa RisingNew York Latin Music of the Sixties GenerationOxford University Press
    In the 1920s and 30s, musicians from Latin America and the Caribbean were flocking to New York, lured by the burgeoning recording studios and lucrative...
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    Lydia CabreraAnd the Construction of an Afro-Cuban Cultural IdentityUniversity of North Carolina Press
    Lydia Cabrera (1900-1991), an upper-class white Cuban intellectual, spent many years traveling through Cuba collecting oral histories, stories, and music...
    BacardiAnd The Long Fight For CubaViking
    A unique history of Cuba, captured in the life and times of the famous rum dynasty - Bacardi. This is the story, across five generations, of one family,...
    Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music In New York CityBy Christopher WashburneTemple
    This ethnographic journey into the New York salsa scene of the 1990s is the first of its kind. Written by a musical insider and from the perspective of...
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    Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba By Yvonne DanielIndiana (1995)
    Everything you ever wanted to know about rumba, but were afraid to ask, is in this book - an important study of rumba.
    The Great African Slave Revolt Of 1825Cuba and the Fight for Freedom in Matanzas Louisiana State University Press
    "The Great African Slave Revolt of 1825" offers a detailed examination of the sociopolitical and economic background of the Matanzas rebellion in Cuba,...
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    Insurgent CubaRace, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898Chapel Hill
    £10 OFF RRP In the late nineteenth century, in an age of ascendant racism and imperial expansion, there emerged in Cuba a movement that unified...
    Revolucion!Cuban Poster ArtChronicle Books
    The poster was the popular art form in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution, when the government sponsored some 10,000 public posters on a fascinating range...
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    The Republic Of East L. A.Stories by Luis J. RodriguezHarper Perennial
    A brilliant collection of short stories about life in East Los Angeles. Whether hilariously capturing the voice of a philosophizing limo driver whose dream...
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    Hot Salsa ... CalienteEddie PalmieriProfessional Music Institute
    Book & CD! Eight musical charts of compositions by the legendary Eddie Palmieri, transcribed for piano with vocals, horn sections and complete Spanish...
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    I Am CubanPhotographs by Helena De BragancaDamiani
    Traveling extensively in Cuba between 2007 and 2009, photographer Helena de Braganca sought to capture the nation's undocumented lives, from prostitutes...
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    Spanish Harlem's Musical Legacy 1930-80By Silvio H. Alvava
    A collection of photographs of the Latino musicians from 1930 - 1980's primarily in El Barrio, NY but features several from Los Angeles, CA and other parts...
    Latin Jazz - The Perfect CombinationBy Raul HernandezChronicle Book
    In association with the Smithsonian Institution's series of major exhibitions on jazz music, "Latin Jazz" traces the music's roots and routes, from the...
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    From Rainforest to Cane Field In CubaAn Environmental History since 1492 Reinaldo Funes Monzote (2008)
    This is the story of Cuba's forests.In this award-winning environmental history of Cuba since the age of Columbus, Reinaldo Funes Monzote emphasizes the...
    East Harlem - Images of America Christopher BellArcadia
    Excellent photographic-based book on East Harlem. RECOMMENDED USA paperback
    Cuba Cubanas y CubanosthePicture
    Over a period of 7 months and more than 7000 kilometres travelling around the island, Clive Frost worked with the permission of the Cuban authorities...
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    The Myth Of Jose MartiConflicting Nationalisms In Early Twentieth-Century CubaUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    Focusing on a period of history rocked by four armed movements, Lillian Guerra traces the origins of Cubans' struggles to determine the meaning of their...
    Runaway Slave Settlements in CubaResistance and RepressionUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK. 75% OFF!!!! Learn history and get a bargain at the same time! Combining archaeological and historical methods, this is an account...
    The Sugar King Of HavanaThe Rise And Fall Of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last TycoonThe Penguin Press
    Known in his day as the King of Sugar, Julio Lobo was the wealthiest man in pre-revolutionary Cuba. He had a life fit for Hollywood: he barely survived...
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    The United States and Latin America In The 1990sBeyond The Cold WarUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    A collection of essays that offer a thorough analysis of the fundamental changes taking place in relations between the United States and Latin America...
    Mambo DiabloMy Journey With Tito Puente Backbeat Books
    Joe Conzo and David A. Perez luminously recreate the life of widely acclaimed Afro-Cuban and jazz musician Tito Puente, chronicling the rise of the popular...
    Celia CruzMy Life: An AutobiographyHarper Collins
    From her modest childhood in Cuba to her exile years in Mexico to her remarkable career and life in America, Celia Cruz was a woman of contrasts. Her...
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    AzucarThe Biography Of Celia CruzReed Press
    Bargain price hard-back book! Biography of the great female salsa legend from growing up in Cuba to her success throughout the world.
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    MusicaThe Rhythm of Latin America by Sue StewardChronicle Books
    Salsa, the irresistible dance music of the Spanish-speaking world, has made its way into the lives of millions around the globe. But salsa is only one...
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    AnacaonaThe Amazing Adventures of Cuba's First All-Girl Dance Band by Alicia CastroAtlantic Books
    GROOVY HARDBACK AMERICAN IMPORT - OVER 60% OFF!!!! Havana, 1932, and greengrocer Matias Castro, father of 13 children, is bankrupt. Cuchito, his eldest...
    The Rough Guide to CubaBy Fiona McAuslanPenguin Books Ltd
    Guide to everything in Cuba!
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    ReggaetonA Selection Of EssaysDuke University Press
    A hybrid of reggae and rap, reggaeton is a music with Spanish-language lyrics and Latin-Caribbean aesthetics that has taken Latin America, the United States,...
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    Wildman Of RhythmThe Life And Music Of Benny MoreUniversity Press Of Florida
    Benny More (1919-1963) was one of the giants at the centre of the golden age of Cuban music. Arguably the greatest singer ever to come from the island,...
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    Tito Puente: When the Drums Are DreamingJosephine PowellAuthorHouse
    Ernesto "Tito" Puente born in 1923 in Spanish Harlem is a tale about an impoverished Puerto Rican boy who grew up with the advent of radio and American...
    Afro-Cuban TalesBy Lydia CabreraUniversity Of Nebraska Press
    As much a storyteller as an ethnographer, Lydia Cabrera was captivated by a strange and magical new world revealed to her by her Afro-Cuban friends in...
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    Voices Of Latin RockThe People And Events That Created The SoundHal Leonard
    WICKED BOOK! LARGE FORMAT USA IMPORT - OVER 50% OFF!!! From Santana to .. everyone else! Features exclusive interviews, biographical profiles, over 800...
    BoogalooThe Quintessence Of American Popular MusicPantheon
    Bargain book! In 1965, the boogaloo, a dance akin to the jitterbug as well as the title of a record by a Chicago soul group, leapt out of the communities...
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    Tito Puente And The MamboCrossing Musical Borders by Roberto A. ChavezFuerza
    Robert Chavez examines historical, cultural and musical perspectives relating to the mambo and Tito Puente's influence on this genre and American popular...
    Cuban CounterpointsThe Legacy Of Fernando OrtizLexington Books
    While Fernando Ortiz's contribution to our understanding of Cuba and Latin America has been widely recognised since the 1940's, recently there has been...
    The City Of Musical MemorySalsa, Record Grooves & Culture In Cali, ColombiaWesleyan University Press
    Lise Waxer's social history of salsa in Colombia. Salsa is a popular dance music developed by Puerto Ricans in New York City during the 1960s and 70s,...
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    Afro-Cuban JazzBy Scott YanowMiller Freeman Books
    Often called "Latin jazz" today, Afro-Cuban jazz dates back to 1947, when Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo joined Dizzy Gillespie's big band, helping to...
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    The Book Of Salsa - By Cesar Miguel Rondon (2008)A Chronicle Of Urban Music From The Caribbean To New YorkUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    This book provides the authoritative history of salsa. Until now, the single comprehensive chronicle of the music - and the industry that grew up around...
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    Secular DevotionAfro-Latin Music And Imperial JazzVerso Books
    Popular music in the Americas, from jazz, Cuban Latin and salsa to disco and rap, is overwhelmingly neo-African. Created in the midst of war and military...
    Arsenio RodriguezAnd The Transnational Flows Of Latin Popular MusicTemple University Press
    Arsenio Rodriguez, composer and musical innovator, made an indelible impact on a broad range of musical styles from the Caribbean and Latin America to...
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    Cuba And It's MusicFrom The First Drums To The MamboChicago Review Press
    Unbelievably in-depth history of Cuba's music begins with the collision of Spain and Africa and continues through the era of Miguelito Valdes, Arsenio...