Caribbean, African, Middle Eastern and World History Books

It’s not often one sees a catalog and wants every title in there. That was my experience on browsing through the Markuswiener.com site.


Here’s just a sprinkling of their most intriguing books (in no particular order):

Frontiers, Plantations, and Walled Cities Essays on Society,
Culture, and Politics in the Hispanic Caribbean, 1800-1945
by Luis
Martinez-Fernandez
For decades, the Hispanic Caribbean has eluded
attempts by historians striving to view and analyze Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the
Dominican Republic as a region …      More Details
Women in Caribbean History by Verene Shepherd

Early historical works portrayed women, especially
those of African descent, in a sexist and racist manner. Women in Caribbean
History embodies the progress of research …      More Details

La Indianidad: The Indigenious World Before Latin
America
by Hernan Horna

Among the few historical documents by or about early
Native American history are pre-Columbia Mayan manuscripts and stone glyphs, and
documents written in Spanish by …      More Details

Tropical Diaspora: The Jewish Experience in
Cuba
by Robert S. Levine

“This unique, well-documented social history invites
the reader to explore Cuban Jewry as a fascinating chronicle and to ‘capture the
flavor of their lives.’ This … More Details

African Experience in Spanish America by Rout Leslie ,Jr

This pioneering book, a founding text of African
diaspora studies, continues to hold a prominent place in any bibliography of its
field and remains the …      More Details

Trujillo: The Death of the Dictator by Bernard Diederich

On May 30, 1961, a hail of bullets ended the life of
Generalissimo Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, known to his countrymen as “The Goat”
for his …      More Details

Afro-Cuban Myths: Yemaya and other Orishas by Romulo
Lachatañere, Jorge Castellanos, Siegfried Kaden, Christine Ayorinde

A moving collection of myths and tales, AFRO-CUBAN
MYTHS was first published in 1938 under the title Oh, Mío Yemayá!, These stories
lead readers into …      More Details

Chinese in the Caribbean by Andrew Wilson

The history of the Caribbean is a history of
migrations. The peoples of the region came as conquerors and planters, slaves
and indentured laborers from …      More Details

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