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VIRGIN ISLANDS. Buy these 4 items as a set for $66 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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

Captive Passage, The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas

ATL14
The Mariners' Museum, Smithsonian Inst.
Smithsonian Institution Press
2002
208
1588340376
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A companion volume to the exhibition drawn largely from the collections of The Mariners' Museum.
$21.95

Moon Handbook U.S. & British Virgin Islands

CRB48
Susanna Henighan
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
365
1631211676
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive travel guide to the islands with an overview of history and culture. It contains 21 maps and plenty of information on snorkeling and diving.
$19.99

Virgin Islands Map, U.S. and British

CRB53
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2007
2
0841621128
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, laminated map of both the US and British Virgin Islands at a scale of 1:80,000.
$10.95

Virgin Islands Map

CRB29
ITMB
Borch Maps
1
1895907578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A travel map of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
$10.95

Virgin Islands Map

CRB328
ITMB
ITMB
2011
1
1553410793
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A waterproof traveler's map of the Virgin Islands at a scale of 1:50,000 with insets of Road Town and Charlotte Amalie.
$12.95

Virgin Islands National Park Map

CRB160
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
1997
2
1566950090
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic hiking map to Virgin Islands National Park.
$9.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten U.S. & British Virgin Islands

CRB180
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2012
128
0756685486
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in the Virgin Islands.
$14.00

Fodor's U.S. and British Virgin Islands

CRB123
Fodor's
Fodor's
2013
304
0770432433
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Independent travelers will find this practical guide extremely useful in planning a trip; it features in-depth information on accomodations, restaurants and activities throughout the Virgin Islands.
$19.99

Lonely Planet US & British Virgin Islands

CRB289
Karla Zimmerman
Lonely Planet Publications
2011
268
1741042011
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This excelelnt guide in the popular series, strong on local knowledge, covers where to go and what to do in the islands with depth.
$18.99

The Best of the British Virgin Islands

CRB201
Pamela Acheson
Independent Publishers Group
2006
144
1892285118
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Brimming with insider hints and local information, this slim guide features hotels, resorts, and villas on each of the inhabited British Virgin Islands, along with the best restaurants, coffee houses, and beachside bars.
$14.95

Virgin Anchorages

CRB136
Nancy Scott, Simon Scott
Cruising Guide Publications
2013
96
0944428509
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A collection of color aerial photographs of popular anchorages, including overleafs showing reefs and passages into some harbors.
$29.95

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 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

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

African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean

CRB293
Herbert S. Klein
Oxford University Press
2007
286
0195189426
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Kelin covers the Portuguese, Spanish, and French-speaking regions of continental America and the Caribbean in this original survey of the structure and experience of slavery.
$29.75

Cultural Adaptation and Resistance on St. John, Three Centuries of Afro-Caribbean Life

CRB164
Karen Fog Olwig
University Press of Florida
1986
279
0813008182
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An ethnographic history of the island from the 1700s.
$24.95

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

Under the Black Flag, The Romance and Reality of Life Among the Pirates

CRB35
David Cordingly
Random House
2006
296
081297722X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meet Blackbeard and Captain Kidd along with lesser-known rogues and brigands in this rip-roaring portrait of pirates of the Caribbean.
$17.00

The Not-Quite States of America, Dispatches from the Territories and Other Far-Flung Outposts of the USA

USA640
Doug Mack
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
336
0393247600
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this informative travelogue, Doug Mack puts a magnifying glass over the United States' overseas territories and commonwealths. He finds plenty of American flags, U.S. Post Offices and Little Leagues, plus four million people debating whether their islands should fight for statehood.
$26.95

Don't Stop the Carnival

CRB18
Herman Wouk
Back Bay Books
1999
395
0316955124
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
For a sense of life in the Caribbean, we recommend this humorous tale of Norman Paperman, a middle-aged American running a hotel on the fictional island of Amerigo.
$16.00

Land of Love and Drowning

CRB314
Tiphanie Yanique
Riverhead Books
2015
416
1594633819
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set against the rhythms and gorgeous backdrop of the Virgin Islands, this novel follows the epic story of three youths with magic powers who are orphaned by a sunken vessel.
$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

A Guide to the Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

CRB17
Herbert Raffaele
Princeton University Press
1989
220
0691024243
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A thorough, compact field guide and introduction to the natural history of the birds of the region, including winter visitors and featuring 273 color plates.
$39.95

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

Reef Fish Identification Caribbean

DIV03
Paul Humann
New World Publications
2014
548
1878348574
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This definitive guide for underwater enthusiasts features 670 stunning color photographs of all the fishes of the tropical Atlantic. Now in its fourth edition.
$44.95

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

For Kids

Escape from Fear, A Mystery in Virgin Islands National Park

CRB208
Gloria Skurzynski
2008
160
1426301812
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The Landon family races to figure out what is destroying the coral reefs at the Virgin Islands National Park in the ninth installment of the popular mystery series.
$4.99

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At the Bottom of the River

CRB19
Jamaica Kincaid
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2000
82
0374527342
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Ten short stories capturing the essence of Jamaica Kincaid's childhood in Antigua. Originally published in the New Yorker, the collection evokes the rhythms of work and play in the Caribbean.
$13.00

Eastern Caribbean Cruise Tour Guide

CRB135
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
2000
2
0961143827
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy guide and booklet that unfolds to a six-foot-long full color map. It features historical background, visitor attractions and maps of all the islands from Puerto Rico to Trinidad.
$15.95

Captain Blood

CRB165
Rafael Sabatini
Penguin
2003
331
0142180106
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An original riveting tale of swashbuckling adventure on the Spanish Main.
$16.00

Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories

CRB166
Stewart Brown (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2002
472
0192802291
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A strikingly diverse collection of contemporary tales, richly rewarding. The contributors include Gabriel Garcia Marquez, V. S. Naipaul, Patrick Chamoiseau and Edwidge Danticat alongside lesser known writers.
$29.95

The Complete Guide to Caribbean Cruises

CRB186
Linda Coffman
Fodor's
2014
464
0804141673
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "A Cruise Lover's Guide to Selecting the Right Trip, With All the Best Ports of Call", this guidebook covers topics such as what's really included in your cruise fare and what cabins are the best and the worst.
$23.99

The Best of St. Thomas And St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

CRB200
Pamela Acheson
Independent Publishers Group
2006
144
1892285126
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This revised third edition covers recommended bars, restaurants, shops, places to stay, activities and attractions of the islands in detail.
$14.95

Franko's U.S. Virgin Islands

CRB221
Franko's Maps
MapLink
2
1931494525
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, colorful guide-map, crammed with information on favorite beaches and dive spots.
$8.00

Dive the Virgin Islands, Complete Guide to Diving and Snorkelling

CRB242
Lawson Wood
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
175
1566567432
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A fully illustrated guide to dive and snorkel sites, highlighting the finest reefs, wrecks, troughs and walls to explore.
$20.00

36 Hours Guide, USA & Canada, East

NAM79
Barbara Ireland
Taschen
2016
288
383653939X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Filled with recommendations from The New York Times' travel column, this well-curated guide to the East coast of Canada and the USA is organized in a day-by-day, hour-by-hour format. A great way to inject cool, quirky and inspired experiences into every moment.
$24.99

36 Hours Guide, Latin America & The Caribbean

CAM168
Barbara Ireland
Taschen
2013
296
3836544253
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Filled with recommendations from The New York Times' travel column, this well-curated guide to Latin America and the Caribbean is organized in a day-by-day, hour-by-hour format. A great way to inject cool, quirky and inspired experiences into every moment.
$29.99