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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean

by David Cordingly

From David Cordingly, one of the world’s foremost experts on pirate history, and author of the perennial favorite Under the Black Flag, comes the thrilling story of the man who fought the real pirates of the...


On the Seven Seas: Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure C.1500-1730

by Chris Peers & Steve Noon

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the...


As Flies to Whatless Boys

by Robert Antoni

Tragedy and humor meet in an adventure-packed, historical novel about a British incursion into the island of Trinidad in 1845.


God Carlos

by Anthony C. Winkler

A provocative and persuasive historical novel exploring the Spanish brutality against native Indians in early-16th-century Jamaica.


The Immaculate Invasion

by Bob Shacochis

Widely celebrated upon its original publication in 1999, National Book Award–winning writer Bob Shacochis’s The Immaculate Invasion is a gritty, poetic, and revelatory look at the American intervention in...


The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000

by Beatriz G. Mamigonian

Like snapshots of everyday life in the past, the compelling biographies in this book document the making of the Black Atlantic world since the sixteenth century from the point of view of those who were part...


The Dark

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary

New novel from BTBA finalist about a man obsessed with understanding the working-class via a love affair with a woman.


The Planets

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary

A writer remembers his childhood friend, M, who was disappeared in Argentina's Dirty War.


The Night of the Rambler

by Montague Kobbé

A gorgeously written and highly entertaining debut novel about a small island's struggle for independence from Britain.


Before Fidel: The Cuba I Remember

by Francisco José|| Moreno

Before Fidel Castro seized power, Cuba was an ebullient and chaotic society in a permanent state of turmoil, combining a raucous tropical nature with the evils of arbitrary and corrupt government. Yet this fascinating...


Undocumented Dominican Migration

by Frank Graziano

Undocumented Dominican Migration is the first comprehensive study of boat migration from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico. It brings together the interactive global, cultural, and personal factors that...


Corruption in Cuba: Castro and Beyond

by Sergio Díaz-Briquets & Jorge Pérez-López

While Fidel Castro maintains his longtime grip on Cuba, revolutionary scholars and policy analysts have turned their attention from how Castro succeeded (and failed), to how Castro himself will be succeeded-by...


Creole Economics: Caribbean Cunning under the French Flag

by Katherine E. Browne

What do the trickster Rabbit, slave descendants, off-the-books economies, and French citizens have to do with each other? Plenty, says Katherine Browne in her anthropological investigation of the informal economy...


Mutiny!: The Real History of the H.M.S. Bounty

by Sir John Barrow

The historic voyage of the H.M.S. bounty culminates in Fletcher Christian's mutiny against Captain Bligh.


Guam Past and Present

by Charles Beardsley

This expansive history of Guam provides a rare look at the people and culture of this tiny, but strategically important Pacific Island.

In a highly readable style author Beardsley—himself a sometime resident...


Planning the Past: Heritage Tourism and Post-Colonial Politics at Port Royal

by Anita M. Waters

Planning the Past studies the way a post-colonial society reconstructs its national history and grapples with its colonial past, specifically in Port Royal, a Jamaican village with a dramatic history of pirates,...


The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti

by Alex Dupuy & Franck Laraque

This compelling book offers a comprehensive analysis of the struggle for democracy in Haiti, set in the context of the tumultuous rise and fall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Written by one of the world's leading...


Beyond Slavery: The Multilayered Legacy of Africans in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Darién J. Davis

Beyond Slavery traces the enduring impact and legacy of the African diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean in the modern era. In a rich set of essays, the volume explores the multiple ways that Africans...


Race, Culture, and Identity: Francophone West African and Caribbean Literature and Theory from Nzgritude to Crzolitz

by Shireen K. Lewis

In this groundbreaking book, Shireen Lewis gives a comprehensive analysis of the literary and theoretical discourse on race, culture, and identity by Francophone and Caribbean writers beginning in the early...


Negotiating Caribbean Freedom: Peasants and the State in Development

by Michaeline A. Crichlow

Negotiating Caribbean Freedom examines how development programs in Jamaica lock the state and rural smallholders into a relationship that fulfills the agendas of both constituents. It further shows how development...