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Caribbean & West Indian eBooks

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  • Last Dance in Havana

    Escape to Cuba with the perfect holiday read!

    by Rosanna Ley ...
    From the #1 Kindle Bestseller comes an exotic tale of love, family and friendship'The perfect holiday companion' - Heat'The ultimate feel-good read' - Candis'Sun-soaked escapism' - Best**********Cuba, 1958Elisa is only sixteen years old when she meets Duardo and she knows he's the love of her life from the... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Cuba

    A History

    by Hugh Thomas ...
    From award-winning historian Hugh Thomas, Cuba: A History is the essential work for understanding one of the most fascinating and controversial countries in the world.Hugh Thomas's acclaimed book explores the whole sweep of Cuban history from the British capture of Havana in 1762 through the years of Spanish and United States domination, down to the twentieth century and the extraordinary ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Cuba : What Everyone Needs To Know

    What Everyone Needs to Know

    by Julia E Sweig ...
    series What Everyone Needs To Know®
    Ever since Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba in 1959, Americans have obsessed about the nation ninety miles south of the Florida Keys. America's fixation on the tropical socialist republic has only grown over the years, fueled in part by successive waves of Cuban immigration and Castro's larger-than-life persona. Cubans are now a major ethnic group in Florida, and the exile community is so ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

    The Biography of a Cause

    by Tom Gjelten ...
    In this widely hailed book, NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten fuses the story of the Bacardi family and their famous rum business with Cuba's tumultuous experience over the last 150 years to produce a deeply entertaining historical narrative. The company Facundo Bacardi launched in Cuba in 1862 brought worldwide fame to the island, and in the decades that followed his Bacardi descendants participated ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of Slavery

    A New Global History

    by Jeremy Black ...
    series Brief Histories
    A thought-provoking and important book that raises essential issues crucial not only for understanding our past but also the present day.In this panoramic history, Jeremy Black tells how slavery was first developed in the ancient world, and reaches all the way to the present in the form of contemporary crimes such as trafficking and bonded labour. He shows how slavery has taken many forms ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Castro's Secrets

    Cuban Intelligence, The CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

    by Brian Latell ...
    In CASTRO'S SECRETS, highly acclaimed author and intelligence expert Brian Latell offers a strikingly original view of Fidel Castro in his role as Cuba's supreme spymaster. Based on interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's powerful intelligence and security services, long-buried secrets of Fidel's nearly 50-year reign are exposed for the first time. They include numerous assassinations and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • We Are Cuba!

    How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World

    by Helen Yaffe ...
    The extraordinary account of the Cuban people’s struggle for survival in a post-Soviet worldIn the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interviews with Cuban leaders, thinkers, and activists, this book ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Cuban Revelations

    Behind the Scenes in Havana

    by Marc Frank ...
    series Contemporary Cuba
    In Cuban Revelations, Marc Frank offers a first-hand account of daily life in Cuba at the turn of the twenty-first century, the start of a new and dramatic epoch for islanders and the Cuban diaspora. A U.S.-born journalist who has called Havana home for almost a quarter century, Frank observed in person the best days of the revolution, the fall of the Soviet Bloc, the great depression of the 1990s ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Havana

    A Subtropical Delirium

    A city of tropical heat, sweat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky.Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years. Part cultural history, part travelogue, with recipes, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Spy Who Loved Castro

    How I was recruited by the CIA to kill Fidel Castro

    by Marita Lorenz ...
    Few can say they’ve seen some of the most significant moments of the twentieth century unravel before their eyes. Marita Lorenz is one of them.Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. In 1959, she travelled to Cuba where she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. Yet upon fleeing to America, she was recruited by the CIA to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Story of Che Guevara

    An accessible biography of one of the most influential figures of recent times based on new, original research.Che Guevara is something of a symbol in the West. But for the rest of the world he is different: a charismatic revolutionary who redrew the political map of Latin America and gave hope to those resisting colonialism everywhere. In The Story of Che Guevara Lucía Álvarez de Toledo follows ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Cuba and the U.S. Empire

    A Chronological History

    by Jane Franklin ...
    The 1959 Cuban Revolution remains one of the signal events of modern political history. A tiny island, once a de facto colony of the United States, declared its independence, not just from the imperial behemoth ninety miles to the north, but also from global capitalism itself. Cuba’s many achievements – in education, health care, medical technology, direct local democracy, actions of international ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Nuclear Folly

    A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    ***Shortlisted for the Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History*'An enthralling account of a pivotal moment in modern history. . . replete with startling revelations about the deception and mutual suspicion that brought the US and Soviet Union to the brink of Armageddon in October 1962' Martin Chilton, IndependentThe definitive new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis from the author of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Every Man Deserves a Good Jacket

    by Crystal Evans ...
    If you love a great Jamaican Story, rooted in reality then this book will make you laugh and cry. Not an emotional rollercoaster, just a dose of my reality with a tups of fantasy ... Read more

    Free

  • The Bunna Man

    Joe Grind Series

    by Crystal Evans ...
    Book 1 - Joe Grind Series
    A book about love, lies and deception between two women and the man who stole their hearts and played then both as fools. The never ending story of how a cute face and a smile turn smart women into foolish girls.  ... Read more

    Free

  • Ser Cubana

    Este libro está lleno de refranes, recetas, historia, poemas y orgullo cubano. Leerlo para las memorias, las recetas de la abuela y para capturar un poco de lo que es ser un cubano. ... Read more

    $3.32 AUD

  • The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

    The Bermuda Triangle. The Devil’s Triangle. Call it what you will but this area off the coast of the southwestern United States has stirred peoples’ imaginations for hundreds of years.You won’t find it on any official maps, which hasn’t actually stopped would-be cartographers from adding it in anyway. As far as the U. S. Board of Geographic Names is concerned, it doesn’t even exist.They do not ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD

  • DK Eyewitness Cuba

    by DK Eyewitness ...
    series Travel Guide
    Explore Cuba's spectacular scenery, profound history and lively culture.Whether you want to trace the revolutionary trail, rent a classic American car in Havana or snorkel amidst tropical fish in warm crystal-clear waters, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Cuba has to offer.Boasting bottle-green mountains and diamond-dust beaches, Cuba is enchantingly picturesque. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Guerrilla Warfare

    Written in 1960, ‘Guerrilla Warfare’ by the revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, has become a how-to manual for thousands of guerrilla fighters in various countries around the world. Guevara intended it to be a guidebook on guerrilla warfare, as inspiration for the revolutionary movement. Captivating admirers and adversaries alike, he caught the minds of millions with his leadership and his belief ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Guerrilla Warfare

    Guerrilla Warfare by the revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, written in 1960, has become a how-to manual for thousands of guerrilla fighters in various countries around the world. Guevara intended it to be a guidebook on guerrilla warfare, as inspiration for the revolutionary movement. Fascinating to admirers and adversaries alike, he captured the minds of millions with his leadership and his ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • In Defiance of Boundaries

    Anarchism in Latin American History

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title "State-of-the-art yet accessible analyses that significantly expand understanding of the role of anarchism in Latin America. . . . Will long be a standard text that provides [an] important reference for scholars and students of labor and social movement history."--Choice "A vivid picture of the transnational nature of the anarcho-syndicalist/anarchist movement."- ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • State of Ambiguity

    Civic Life and Culture in Cuba's First Republic

    Cuba's first republican era (1902–1959) is principally understood in terms of its failures and discontinuities, typically depicted as an illegitimate period in the nation's history, its first three decades and the overthrow of Machado at best a prologue to the "real" revolution of 1959. State of Ambiguity brings together scholars from North America, Cuba, and Spain to challenge this narrative, ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Selected Writings

    by Jose Marti ...
    Translated by Esther Allen ...
    José Martí (1853-1895) is the most renowned political and literary figure in the history of Cuba. A poet, essayist, orator, statesman, abolitionist, and the martyred revolutionary leader of Cuba's fight for independence from Spain, Martí lived in exile in New York for most of his adult life, earning his living as a foreign correspondent. Throughout the 1880s and early 1890s, Martí's were the eyes ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cuban Anarchism

    The History of a Movement

    Translated by Charles Bufe ...
    This inspiring history of the Cuban anarchist movement is also a history of the Cuban labor movement. It covers both from their origins in the mid-19th century to the present, and ends with an enlightening analysis of the failure of the Castro dictatorship. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus