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The Black Carib WarsFreedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Christopher Taylor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033100
eISBN:
9781617033117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book offers a thoroughly researched history of the struggle of the Garifuna people to preserve their freedom on the island of St. Vincent. Today, thousands of Garifuna people live in Honduras, ... More

Haiti and the Americas

Haiti and the Americas

Carla Calarge, Raphael Dalleo, and Luis Duno-Gottberg (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037573
eISBN:
9781621039334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Haiti has long played an important role in the global perception of the western hemisphere, but ideas about it often appear paradoxical. Is it a land of tyranny and oppression or a beacon of freedom ... More

Island at WarPuerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Jorge Rodríguez "Beruff and José L. Bolivar "Fresneda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Caribbean played an important military and strategic role during the Second World War that has not been sufficiently acknowledged in the numerous studies of that global conflict. They generally ... More

The Legacy of Eric WilliamsInto the Postcolonial Moment

The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Tanya L. "Shields (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book provides an indispensable and significant understanding of Eric Williams’ contributions to the now independent nation of Trinidad and Tobago and his impact on the broader international ... More

Made in MexicoTradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737967
eISBN:
9781604737974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the aesthetic, political, and sociopolitical aspects of tourism in southern Mexico, particularly in the state of Oaxaca. Tourists seeking “authenticity” buy crafts and festival ... More

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