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Service Learning in the Dominican Republic

Reading and Travel Guide
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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Essential Reading Package-EXCRB154

Item EXCRB154. Buy these 4 items as a set for $71 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola

CRB46
Michele Wucker
Hill and Wang
2000
304
0809097133
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of the historic tensions between two countries which share a single island but are divided by history, language, race and class.
$22.00

The Devil Behind the Mirror, Globalization And Politics in the Dominican Republic

CRB219
Steven Gregory
University of California Press
2006
298
0520249291
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Gregory adeptly explores the impact of globalization on the lives of the people of the Dominican Republica in this moving history.
$31.95

Culture Smart! Dominican Republic

CRB262
Ginnie Bedggood
Kuperard
2010
168
1857335279
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Dominican Republic Adventure Map

CRB93
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566952344
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided full color map of the Dominican Republic at a scale of 1:450,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Lonely Planet Dominican Republic & Haiti

CRB89
Leah Gordon, Scott Doggett
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1742204422
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Dominican Republic and Haiti features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$22.99

A Brief History of the Caribbean, From the Arawak and the Carib to the Present

CRB38
Jan Rogozinski
Plume
2000
324
0452281938
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Written for a scholarly audience, this concise history presents the full sweep of Caribbean geography, culture and commerce from aboriginal inhabitants through European colonization and modern developments.
$20.00

A Continent of Islands, Searching for the Caribbean Destiny

CRB12
Mark Kurlansky
Da Capo Press
1992
324
0201622319
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully observed social history of the Caribbean by a far-ranging journalist and favorite author. Kurlansky has a knack for honing in on the small details that make the Caribbean culturally unique, offering frank insight on music, religion, healthcare and the influence of the United States.
$17.95

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

CRB44
Bartolome de las Casas, Nigel Griffin (Translator)
Penguin
1992
143
0140445625
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A graphic chronicle of human rights abuses and an appeal to the conscience of Spain written in 1542 by a witness.
$15.00

A Traveller's History of the Caribbean

CRB42
James Ferguson
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
320
1566562821
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise history of the Caribbean Islands, beginning with a description of their formation and geologic attributes, carrying through to the first civilizations in the region, and ending with the modern tourism boom.
$14.95

Caribbean Literature And the Environment, Between Nature And Culture

CRB216
Elizabeth Deloughrey (Editor)
University Press of Virginia
2005
303
0813923727
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This collection of 18 essays reflects on the relationship between humans and natural history in the Caribbean, putting into consideration its troubled history and the effects that tourism and globalization have had on the region.
$32.50

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

CRB213
Junot Diaz
Riverhead Books
2008
368
1594483299
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The Dominican-born New Yorker's long-awaited multi-layered tale of the hopes and dreams and tumult of the hugely overweight, hopelessly confused young New Jerseyite of the title. Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize.
$16.00

Wide Sargasso Sea

CRB21
Jean Rhys
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
176
0393352560
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic novel by Dominican-born Jean Rhys, steamy both in its lush, tropical setting and in its plot, imagines the encounter between Edward Rochester and his mad wife -- a riveting prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.
$14.95

Wild Caribbean, The Hidden Wonders of the World's Most Famous Islands

CRB206
Michael Bright
Yale University Press
2007
224
0300125496
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Nicely illustrated, this companion book to the BBC series on the natural history of the Caribbean includes an overview of the plants, animals and underwater life of the islands from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago.
$25.00

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

Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life

DIV02
Paul Humann
New World Publications
1995
80
1878348108
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Humann's compact guide illustrates Caribbean fishes, corals, invertebrates and plants commonly encountered in shallower water.
$14.95