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PENGUIN_ HISTORY
$ 16.95

TITLE: THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA
AUTHOR:
EDWIN WILLIAMSON
ISBN#: 0-14-012559-0
PRICE: $16.95
Edwin Williamson traces 500 years of history from the time of Columbus and the Spanish Conquest to the present day. By the 1570s the Spaniards and Portuguese governed vast territories in the New World. It was not until the eighteenth century that reforms and political upheavals undermined the stability of the Iberian empires in America and led to bitter conflicts between liberals and conservatives in the independent nations that succeeded them

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CARIBBEAN_SHORT
$ 15.00
TITLE: CARIBBEAN SHORT STORIES
AUTHOR: Edited by E. A. MARKHAM
ISBN#: 0-14-024503-0
PRICE: $15.00
E. A. Markham's generous selection includes pre-Columbian legends and myths deriving from India and Africa, a mildly Gothic tale from Frank Collymore, updated Anancy stories from Andrew Salkey, a sermon preached by bishop and the documented experience of Sistren in the 1970s. Many of the stories are an evocative reminder of the turbulent history of the region - enforced transportation of Africans, East Indian indenture and subsequent migration.
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HARVEST
$ 15.00
TITLE: HARVEST of EMPIRE: A History of Latinos in America
AUTHOR: JUAN GONZALEZ
ISBN#: 0-14-025539-7

PRICE: $15.00
Within the next decade, Hispanics will become the largest minority group in the United States. The new immigrants have ignited a vibrant "Latin explosion" in American popular culture. But the Latino influence reaches far beyond music, sports, cuisine, or the latest magazine cover.
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SHORT_HISTORY
$ 16.95
TITLE: A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WEST INDIES
AUTHOR: J. PARRY & P. SHERLOCK
ISBN#: 0-333-40954-X
PRICE: $16.95
"This book provides an authoritative introduction to West Indian history from the earliest times to the present day"
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COLUMBUS_TO
$ 16.00
TITLE: FROM COLUMBUS TO CASTRO
AUTHOR: ERIC WILLIAMS
ISBN#: 0-394-71502-0
PRICE: $16.00
The history of the Caribbean is about 30 million people scattered across an arc of islands-Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Antigua,. Martinique, Trinidad, among others--seperated by the languages and cultures of their colonizers, but joined together nevertheless, by a common heritage.
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BOTTOM
$ 8.95
TITLE: AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RIVER
AUTHOR: JAMAICA KINCAID
ISBN#: 0-452-26754-4
PRICE: $8.95
In this extraordinary collection of ten stories, Jamaica Kincaid plunges us into an intensely physical world, partly remembered, partly divined a childhood in the Caribbean family, manner, and landscape transformed by her haunting, visionary style.
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BRIEFT_HISTORY
$ 16.00
TITLE: A BRIEFT HISTORY OF THE CARIBBEAN:- From the Arawak and Carib to the Present
AUTHOR: JAN ROGOZINSKI
ISBN#: 0-452-28193-8
PRICE: $16.00
Beginning with Columbus's arrival in the Bahamas over five centuries ago, A Brief History of the Caribbean traces the people and events that have marked this complex, constantly shifting region and the social, economic, and political factors that have shaped its tumultuous history. Encompassing everything from vast economic booms and disastrous busts to epidemics, wars, and revolution, this comprehensive sourcebook mines the islands' rich and diverse past and delineates their present.
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JACOBINS
$ 15.00
TITLE: THE BLACK JACOBINS: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
AUTHOR: C.L.R.JAMES
ISBN#: 0-679-72467-2
PRICE: $15.00
This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the mobel for Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba. It is the story of the French colony of San Domingo, a plaace where the brutality of master toward slave was commonplace and ingeniously refined.
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BLACK_HEART
$ 15.95
TITLE: BLACK HEART MAN
AUTHOR: DEREK BISHTON
ISBN#: 0-7011-2795-3
PRICE: $15.95
BlackHeart Man is the story of a journey from one world into another, For most, Rastafarianism means dreadlocks and reggae music: what lies behind is an unknown, mysteious quantity. This book is a vibrant account of the history, culture, music and lifestyle of a remarkable group of people, and a challenging analysis of white attitudes towards Rasta, Africa -- and the Blackheart Man.
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FIDEAD
$ 16.00
TITLE: BORN FI ' DEAD: A Journey Through The Jamaican Posse Underworld
AUTHOR: LAURIE GUNST
ISBN#: 0-8050-4698-4
PRICE: $16.00
Of the ethnic gangs that rule America's inner cities, none has had the impact of the Jamaican posses. Spawned in the ghettos of Kingston as mercenary street-fighters for the island's politicians, the posses began migrating to the United States in the early 1980s, just in time to catch and ride the crackwave as it engulfed this county.Feared and honored for being "harder than the rest," they would lay claim to their new American territory with outlaw bravura, and the raw dancehall music born of their world would define "gangsta" culture for a generation of angry sufferers in Jamaica, America, and England.
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NATIVES
$ 14.95
TITLE: NATIVES OF MY PERSON
AUTHOR: GEORGE LAMMING
ISBN#: 0-85031-696-0
PRICE: $14.95
This book is an exceptionally powerful historical novel, the story of a 17th-century voyage of colonization. Set aboard the ship Reconnaissance,it vividly depicts all the passions and rivalries among the European officers and crew who have come together on an enterprise which will take them to the New World via Africa, involving plunder and slavetrading along tthe way.
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GARVEY
$ 14.95

TITLE: GARVEY: His Work and Impact
AUTHOR: EDITORS: RUPERT LEWIS and PATRICK BRYAN
ISBN#: 0-86543-224-4
PRICE: $14.95
Twenty-one articles deal with the historical background to Garvey and Garveyism, women in the movement and the importance of gender, the influence of Garvey on Jamaican culture and the peoples of the Caribbean. No facet of Jamaican life escaped the imprint of Garvey's powerful message with its unique Afrocentric perspective which spread into the religious realm where Black Jamaicans created God in their own image.

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MOTHER_OF
$ 16.95
TITLE: THE MOTHER OF US ALL
AUTHOR: KARLA GOTTLIEB
ISBN#: 0-86543-565-0
PRICE: $16.95
The history of Queen Nanny, the great 18th century leader of the Windward and Eastern Jamaican Maroons. The importance of this great leader's struggle against British colonial empire and its institution of slavery on the island of Jamaica has previously been largely ignored. To correct this gap, oral histories including myths, legends, songs, ceremonies, and local language are analyzed, as well as written.
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FOLKSONGS
$ 15.95
TITLE: FOLKSONGS FROM TOBAGO
AUTHOR: J. D. ELDER
ISBN#: 0-907015-45-X
PRICE: $15.95
In the settling of the island of Tobago the population was primarily that of Africans. Superimposed on this was a colonial political structure which, formally imposed an education perpetuating British colonial culture. In their response to thisculture, the people of Tobago have injected their own interpretation based upon the weight of the African cultural experience which shaped them. This book, therefore, is both a recording of African cultural traditions, and the synthesis of African and European musical forms.
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COLONIALISM
$ 15.95
TITLE: COLONIALISM and the DESTRUCTION of the MIND
AUTHOR: AMON SABA SAAKANA
ISBN#: 0-907015-56-5
PRICE: $15.95
In the second volume of a trilogy on Caribbean literature, Saakana focuses on Roy Heath, the Caribbean's most prolific and political novelist,within the context of the impact of colonialissm on the ruptures of the mind. Following Fanon, the author delves deeply into psychoanalytic approaches to examin and reveal the extent to which colonialism has seriously impaired dispassionate thinking and social behaviour within the lower and middle classes in Guyana.
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YORUBA_SONGS
$ 15.95
TITLE: YORUBA SONGS of TRINIDAD
AUTHOR: MAUREEN WARNER-LEWIS
ISBN#: 0-907015-83-2
PRICE: $15.95
In this book the author shows the extent to which African cultural traditions have played a vital role in maintaining the distinct cultural identity of African-Trinidadians. The author looks at the extensive repertoire of Yoruba songs of West Africa which have been the mainstay of village and community life for some people in t
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LITERARY_GARVEYISM
$ 9.95
TITLE: LITERARY GARVEYISM NO.1
AUTHOR: TONY MARTIN
ISBN#: 0-9122469-01-3
PRICE: $9.95
The present volume propels Garvey studies into a new direction - a direction which, it can be confidently predicted, will prove surprising to many.. For if the main argument put forward here is right, then a lot of people have in the past been wrong.
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POETICAL_WORKS
$ 9.95
TITLE: THE POETICAL WORKS OF MARCUS GARVEY NO.2
AUTHOR: TONY MARTIN
ISBN#: 0-9122469-03-X
PRICE: $9.95
Marcus Garvey was many things-- race leader, journalist, orator and ideologist . . . . He was also a poet, and his poetical works are collected here for the first time . . . . From a purely literary standpoint, he inspired better poetry then he himself produced. . . .Even so, however, he could still justify the attempt, for he saw his verse as an important supplementary vehicle for propagating his ideas.
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AFRICAN_FUNDAMENTALISM
$ 14.95
TITLE: AFRICAN FUNDAMENTALISM NO.5
AUTHOR: TONY MARTIN
ISBN#: 0-912469-09-9
PRICE: $14.95
Harlem Renaissance lie in the Garvey movement. This volume presents a rich treasury of literary criticism, book reviews,, poetry, short stories, music and art appreciation, polemics on the Black aesthetic and other never before published literary and cultural writings of Garvey's Harlem Renaissance.
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MESSAGE
$ 9.95
TITLE: MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE - THE COURSE OF AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY NO.7
AUTHOR: TONY MARTIN
ISBN#: 0-912469-19-6
PRICE: $9.95
The course of African Philosophy is a unique document. With the exception of his poetical works, it is the closest thing to a book that Marcus Garvey ever wrote. Yet , forty-six years after his death, it is being published here for the first time. It represents, as it were, the last political will and testament of a man who stands without equal in the history of the worldwide mobilization of African peoples.
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RACE
$ 14.95
Distortions are not new to African American History,but one would be hard put to find a major black figure who has suffered more at the hands of historians and commentators. This study attempts to treat Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association with the seriousness and respect which they deserve.
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PHILOSOPHY
$ 14.95
TITLE: THE PHILOSOPHY & OPINIONS OF MARCUS GARVEY NO. 9
AUTHOR: TONY MARTIN
ISBN#: 0-912469-24-2
PRICE: $14.95
The Philosophy and Opinions, quickly became a celebrated apologia for the leader of the largest Pan-African mass movement of all time. As we approach the 1987 celebration of the centennial of Marcus Garvey's birth, the time seems appropriate for the United States and Jamaican governments to declare null and void the legal proceedings that unjustly sent him to jail in both countries.
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CASTRO,
$ 23.95
TITLE: CASTRO, THE BLACK, AND AFRICA
AUTHOR: CARLOS MOORE
ISBN#: 0-934934-32-0
PRICE: $23.95
This is not simply a scholarly book: it is a moving book. No one has so capabty unveiled the central tradgedy of Cuban history, a denial of racism that guarantees it survival. The double drama of Cuba's own history and its foreign policy is a drama painfully, articulately and powerfully presented by Carlos Moore
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THROUGH_CARIBBEAN
$ 14.95
TITLE: THROUGH CARIBBEAN EYES
AUTHOR: CLEMENT B.G. LONDON
ISBN#: 0-938818-18-X
PRICE: $14.95
This book is an effective blending of literary narrative, objective reporting, folklore, autobiographical insights, and factual information. I am certain that this will become a book read in honor of the community of memory-keepers who have always been in the right places to see through clear eyes.
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SURVIVALS
$ 8.95
TITLE: AFRICAN SURVIVALS
AUTHOR: DR. J.D. ELDER
ISBN#: 0-946918-69-4
PRICE: $8.95
After the completion of his early education he pursued a course of study in education and taught at various levels within the education system in Trinidad and Tobago. He is conducted extensive research in the fields of anthropology, ethnomusicology and folklore in the Caribbean. His special area of work relates to the African contribution and its persistence in the region, North American and Nigerian Universities.