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A Spirited Butterfly
A History of Fashion in Trinidad and Tobago
Rosemary Stone
This lavishly illustrated book presents a historical perspective and a contemporary look at fashion design and manufacturing, as well as the role of the fashion industry in the social, cultural and economic development of Trinidad and Tobago. Chapters review the history of fashion development from 1834, after slavery, through the twentieth century and brings us to an exciting and new...  More
May 9, 2011, Caribbean Studies Press, 284pp, Perfect Binding, softcover
ISBN 978-1-58432-717-2
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Social Networks and the Mental Health of Haitian Immigrants
Nicolas, DeSilva, Donnelly
Haitian immigration to the U.S. is steadily increasing, with Haitians comprising the 3rd largest ethnic group in the U.S. Stressors of discrimination and prejudice, combined with acculturation, may predispose Haitians to particular mental health problems. Scarce existing research suffers from a rudimentary understanding of Haitian life, and little is known about family and community life and acculturation. The authors aim to elucidate...  More
11/01/10, Caribbean Studies Press Cat # CSP 5664, 194pp, Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58432-686-1
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Music of the Indian Diaspora in Trinidad
Laxmi G. Tewari
The largely rural Indian diaspora in Trinidad traditionally placed great importance on ceremonial folk songs. Passing down these oral traditions is important in maintaining Indian philosophy and values. This book chronicles life-cycle ceremonies and festivals with their songs. Includes 222 songs in Devanagari script, followed by English translations. Music CD accompanies the book. Catalog #: CSP5661
11/01/10, Caribbean Studies Press, 290pp, Paperback with CD
ISBN 978-1-58432-647-2
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World Class Trinidad & Tobago
An Area of Abundance
Elliot Bastien & Sandra Bernard-Bastien
Virtually an Encyclopedia of Trinidad & Tobago, this book is the ideal vehicle for presenting our achievements to our young and not so young - particularly those who may be out of touch because they live abroad. Apart from its value as an impressive gift for family, friends, key clients and investors, World Class Trinidad & Tobago, an attractive full-color book...  More
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262pp, Full color photographs, Hard Cover
ISBN 978-9-76819-373-5
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Vodou Brooklyn
Five Ceremonies with Mambo Marie Carmel
Stephanie Keith
This book is an intimate portrayal of a Haitian immigrant Vodou priestess. Color photographs and text document the young Mambo presiding over five distinct Vodou ceremonies held in one year in a single basement in Brooklyn, NY. By focusing on what happens in this transformed basement, the reader becomes personally involved with the people of this community through seeing them...  More
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"...I have never seen photography as respectful, as transcendent, as perfect as that of Stephanie Keith's..." Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Houngan Asogwe and Professor of Africology University of...  Read review
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"I began to follow Marie Carmel to all her various ceremonies....she started having small events in her apartment, and friends' apartments and at various rented...  Read excerpt
08/16/2010, Caribbean Studies Press Cat # CSP5662, 138pp, Full color photographs by Stephanie Keith, Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58432-670-0
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Fieldwork Identities in the Caribbean
Erin B. Taylor
What is it really like to do fieldwork? Answers to this question are as diverse as the researchers and the field sites they choose. Anthropologists no longer fit the stereotype of white Westerners going to exotic places to study people very different from themselves. Rather, anthropologists now come from a variety of backgrounds, and their identities are complicated, even to them. This...  More
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12/15/2009, Caribbean Studies Press. Catalog Number: CSP6007, 258pp, Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58432-600-7
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Caribbean Landscapes
An Interpretive Atlas
Timothy S. Brothers, Jeffrey S. Wilson and Owen P. Dwyer
A major new reference, this full-color work is a selective introduction to the diversity of Caribbean landscapes, showing underlying patterns without overlooking the uniqueness of individual places. Combining scholarship and expertise in remote-sensing technologies, cartography, photography, and fieldwork, this team of geographers from the University of Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis presents a taxonomy of Caribbean environments. Not an atlas in...  More
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From the Journal of Latin American Geography--- "It is the rare book that combines artistic images with informative text, but 'Caribbean Landscapes" accomplishes just that. The...  Read review
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From the Preface: The Geographical Perspective on the Caribbean Our purpose is not merely to describe the landscapes shown here but to interpret them: set them...  Read excerpt
August, 2008, Caribbean Studies Press. Catalog Number: CSP4591, 249pp, full color throughout, softcover
ISBN 978-1-58432-459-1
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English-Haitian Creole/Haitian Creole-English Word-to-Word Dictionary
Fequiere Vilsaint and Jean-Evans Berret
Bilingual Dictionary Series
Current and comprehensive word lists of over 30,000 terms in a parallel-language format. Covers a broad range of subjects, including the arts, business and commerce, history, industry, law, leisure activities, mathematics, mechanics, medicine, shopping, sports, technology, and more. Catalog #: B000
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A sample of three contiguous entries: emergency room: sal ijans lopital Emergency Quota Act: Lwa sou kwota le gen ijans emerging technology: teknoloji ki fek ap paret
2005, Educa Vision, Inc., 383pp, Softcover
ISBN 1-58432-2294-2
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Pawl Lakay
Haitian Creole Language and Culture for Beginner and Intermediate Learners
Frenand Leger
Pawol Lakay is a complete first and second year set of Kreyol materials designed for beginners and intermediate learners at the college level. It is the most comprehensive resource for the teaching and learning of Kreyol available on the market. This textbook adopts a pragmatic approach to the teaching of language: emphasizing the value of communicative competence, functional language use,...  More
2011, Educa Vision Inc, 481pp, Cover Design By: Louise Canuto, Paperback
ISBN 978584326878
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Florida Phrasebook
English-Spanish-Haitian Creole-Portuguese
A clear and easy-to-use guide to quick and basic communication in the four languages most spoken in multilingual and multicultural Florida. Useful for business and personal life, this reference thematically covers useful forms of etiquette, going places, giving information about yourself, shopping, eating, and other essential topics. The phrasebook also includes a useful 5,000 word vocabulary in each...  More
2009, Educa Vision, Inc., 410pp, Perfect binding (softcover)
ISBN 978-1-58432-238-2
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English-Spanish / Spanish-English Word-to-Word Dictionary
Martha Arturo Snchez, Fequiere Vilsaint, and Orlando Figueredo
This is a practical reference to help English and Spanish learners of the other language improve their language skills and clarify issues of orthography. The dictionary contains 27,000 word entries, many with multiple meanings, chosen by word frequency. Catalog #: B479
2008, Educa Vision, Inc., 508pp, Perfect binding (softcover)
ISBN 1-58432-484-8
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English-French / French-English Word-to-Word Dictionary
Fequiere Vilsaint and France Robert-Dubois
This English/French dictionary is a practical reference to help both French and English learners of the other language improve their language skills and clarify issues of orthography. The dictionary contains 27,000 word entries, many with multiple meanings, based on word frequency. Catalog #: B478
2005, Educa Vision, Inc., 448pp, Perfect binding (softcover)
ISBN 1-584322-294-2
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