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Martinique

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Empire's Crossroads, A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day

CRB321
Carrie Gibson
Atlantic Monthly Press
2015
480
0802124313
PAPER
History
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0
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A scholarly, readable history of the entire Caribbean from Cuba to Haiti, Jamaica to Trinidad. Gibson begins in 1492 and ends in the 20th century, covering five centuries with panache.
$20.00

The Traveller's Tree

CRB04
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2011
400
1590173805
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Patrick Leigh Fermor's first book, "still the best piece of travel writing on the Caribbean" (The Guardian), takes him to Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominica, Barbados, Trinidad and Haiti, among other islands.
$19.95

Insight Guide Caribbean: The Lesser Antilles

CRB02
Sarah Cameron, Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
268
1780059132
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome guide gives a profusely illustrated over-view of the region, featuring essays on natural history, politics and culture, hundreds of photos and maps, as well as useful travel notes.
$24.99

Martinique Map

CRB110
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
1
2067212001
MAP
Reference
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0
0
0
A map of the Caribbean island of Martinique, featuring major roadways at a scale of 1:80,000.
$12.95

The Spice Necklace, My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life

CRB260
Ann Vanderhoof
Houghton Mifflin Company
2010
448
0547423160
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Vanderhoof (An Embarrassment of Mangoes) is back aboard her sailboat in the Caribbean in these latest encounters with the characters and cuisine of the islands. She pairs lively accounts with 71 recipes she learned along the way.
$14.95

A Small Place

CRB03
Jamaica Kincaid
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2000
81
0374527075
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
Antigua-born Kincaid meditates on the politics, history and culture of the islands in these remarkable short essays. A useful antidote to the usual fun-in-the-sun approach of the local tourist office, the book shines a light on the poverty, corruption and startling beauty of the Caribbean.
$13.00

The Sugar Barons

CRB277
Matthew Parker
Bloomsbury USA
2012
384
0802777988
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Parker interweaves the histories of the Caribbean, the Industrial Revolution and the British Empire with the human stories of visitors and slaves, overseers and soldiers and families whose fortunes rose and fell on the sugar of the West Indies.
$20.00

Caribbean Houses

CRB304
Michael Connors
Rizzoli International
2009
272
0847832139
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
West Indian decorative arts authority Connors presents a colorful look at Caribbean architecture and interior design arranged by heritage: Dutch Virgin Islands, French Lesser Antilles, Spanish Antilles, Dutch Leewards and the English Islands.
$60.00

The Island

CRB158
John Edgar Wideman
National Geographic
2003
192
0792265335
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Wideman explores the Creole experience and heritage in the Caribbean in this slim travelogue, which sends him to Martinique.
$20.00

The Middle Passage, The Caribbean Revisited

CRB11
V.S. Naipaul
Vintage Books
2002
232
0375708340
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist and travel writer Naipaul tackles the history of the Caribbean and northern South America in this incisive portrait. With chapters on Trinidad, British Guiana (Guyana), Suriname, Martinique and Jamaica.
$16.00

Caribbean

CRB82
James Michener
Random House
2005
688
0812974921
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The sweeping, compulsively readable saga of the Caribbean, chock-full of historical detail.
$20.00

Return to My Native Land

CRB320
John Berger (Translator), Anna Bostock (Translator), Aime Cesaire
Archipelago Books
2014
220
1935744941
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A long poem that became an anthem for the African diaspora and the Negritude movement. A lifelong resident of Martinique, Cesaire was one of the founders of the negritude movement in Francophone literature.
$16.00

A Photographic Guide to Birds of the West Indies

CRB127
Allan Sander, G. Michael Flieg
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2000
144
0883590506
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact shirt-pocket guide. With a map of the islands and 300 color photographs.
$15.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Caribbean

DIV11
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
2000
LB-1100
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient double-sided plastic card showing 75 reef fish of the Caribbean.
$7.50

Wildlife of the Caribbean

CRB315
Herbert A. Raffaele
Princeton University Press
2014
304
0691153825
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This truly comprehensive guide to Caribbean (including Cuba!) wildlife includes 600 vivid color images of 451 species of plants, birds, mammals, fish and seashells.
$19.95

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Folklore & Legends of Trinidad and Tobago

CRB232
Gerard Bresson
Lightning Source
2007
96
9768054476
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The beautifully illustrated book has been celebrated as a milestone publication in Trinidad and Tobago.
$38.00