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Renton, Alex

Summary: When British Caribbean slavery was abolished across most of the British Empire in 1833, it was not the newly liberated who received compensation, but the tens of thousands of enslavers who were paid millions of pounds in government money. The descendants of some of those slave owners are among the wealthiest and most powerful people in Britain today. Alex Renton explores what inheritance -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canongate 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 REN

Rael, Patrick.

Summary: Why did it take so long to end slavery in the United States, and what did it mean that the nation existed eighty-eight years as a “house divided against itself,” as Abraham Lincoln put it? The decline of slavery throughout the Atlantic world was a protracted affair, says Patrick Rael, but no other nation endured anything like the United States. Here the process took from 1777, when Vermont...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 RAE

Rothman, Joshua D.

Summary: "In The Ledger and the Chain, prize-winning historian Joshua D. Rothman tells the disturbing story of the Franklin and Armfield company and the men who built it into the largest and most powerful slave trading company in the United States. In so doing, he reveals the central importance of the domestic slave trade to the development of American capitalism and the expansion of the American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, Hachette Book Group 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 ROT

Sandler, Martin W

Summary: Describes what happened when a slave ship packed with plunder was captured by pirates in 1717 then sunk by a brutal storm. Tells the story of the 1984 expedition to locate the wreck and what was uncovered.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Harris, Jane

Summary: Set in 1765 on the Caribbean islands of Grenada and Martinique, Sugar Money opens as two enslaved brothers - Emile and Lucien - are sent on an impossible mission forced upon them by their masters, a band of mendicant French monks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

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Publisher / Publication Date: Civitas 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 PIO

McAnuff, Craig

Summary: Craig and Shaun McAnuff are two brothers born and bred in Britain, but with Jamaica in their hearts and souls. Follow them on their journey to the birthplace of their grandparents to discover the recipes that inspired generations - but with their own vibrant modern twist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY

Summary: "Compiled by Hugo Mendez, co-founder of the globe-trotting Sofrito record label, and Emile Omar, DJ at Paris' Radio Nova, Disques Debs collects works from the Guadeloupe label's first decade-plus of existence starting in the late '50s. The styles range from early biguine and bolero to zouk and reggae, and the artists include big band orchestras, local fixtures, touring bands and younger cats...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Strut 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN DIS

Condé, Maryse.

Summary: A tale of revenge set in the Caribbean, in which the hero gets back at a rich man who stole his love by impregnating her after she becomes the man's wife. The result is tragedy, the woman dying in childbirth. By the author of Black Witch of Salem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Malam, John

Summary: Describes what it would be like to be a ship captain captured by priates during the 1700s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.164 MAL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAL (BASKET)

Contents: Super Combo: Moin Domi Dérhô(7:25 min) -- Les Vikings (Guadeloupe): Ambiance : Guhe Huiamo(2:24 min) -- Typical Combo: Piensalo Bien(3:39 min) -- Guadafrica Combo: Moin Ce Roi Roi(5:35 min) -- Galaxy (Guadeloupe): Disco Funk(4:55 min) -- Koumbit: Lagé Yo(3:40 min) -- Smoke (Guadeloupe): Lina Femm' Foll(3:45 min) -- Les Rapaces: Music Passe Partout(5:13 min) -- H.W.T. Band: Good Trip(6:04 min)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: K7 Music 2020

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN DIS

White, Shane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 WHI

Contents: All aboard (Atlantik) (4:08) -- Votez Zouk (Luc Leandry) (4:09) -- Jamaica farewell (Desmond Dekker) (3:24) -- Salutations (Erna Letemps) (3:16) -- Little Anancy (Asheba) (2:55) -- Great big boat (Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues) (2:40) -- Three little birds (Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band) (2:58) -- Malanga Ska (Ska Cubano) (3:23) -- Reggae dancin' (MissionIriez) (3:34) -- Pa 'piye sou do...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Putumayo World Music 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JUV PUT

Levine, Bruce C.

Summary: Levine presents a gripping chronicle of the cultural and economic upheaval the South experienced during and after the Civil War. Drawing upon a treasure trove of diaries, letters, newspaper articles, and government documents, Levine offers a unique perspective on the old South's demise through the voices of those who lived through the conflict.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.713 LEV

Calhoun, Bob

Summary: "The 170-year history of the San Francisco Bay Area told through its crimes and how they intertwine with the city's art, music, and politics In The Murders That Made Us, the story of the San Francisco Bay Area unfolds through its most violent and depraved acts. From the city's earliest days, where vigilantes hung perps from buildings and newspaper publishers shot it out on Market Street, to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2021

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Kaufman, Cheryl Davidson.

Summary: Offers an introduction to Caribbean cooking, featuring basic recipes, holiday and festival food, and a brief description of the region.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Company 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5972 KAU

Summary: Finn is looking for a lost Spanish galleon in the Caribbean. He believes he has found the galleon and has marked the location with his own sunken boat. He enlists the help of his ex-wife, Tess, who is intrigued until she finds he has no real proof of the Spanish ship's location. Fate has put the two together again, this time onboard the boat of multi-millionaire Nigel Honeycutt and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD F

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Fool's 2008

Williams, Emma.

Summary: A memoir in which Emma Williams reviews the political background of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and describes her experiences after moving to Jerusalem with her family to work as a doctor in August 2000, just months before the second Palestinian intifada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Branch Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.05 WILLIAMS, EMMA WIL

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: "The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SPANISH 468 ALL

Noble, Safiya Umoja

Summary: « In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination is a real social problem. Noble argues that the combination of private interests in promoting certain sites, along with the monopoly status of a relatively small number of Internet search...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press, [2018] 2018

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Allende, Isabel.

Summary: Born into slavery on the island of Saint-Domingue, Zarite, young Tete and her fellow slaves find solace in what remains of the African heritage. But when 20-year-old Toulouse Valmorain arrives to the island in 1770, he comes to rely on Tete's servitude. Over the course of four decades, Tete learns of humanity's great potential for both progress and cruelty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2010

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Lindsey, Johanna.

Summary: Having returned from the high seas after dodging the fiancé his greedy father, the Earl of Manford, wanted him to marry, Richard Allen crosses paths with his furious fiancé and must flee with her on an ocean voyage once the Earl learns his son is alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIN

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