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Harry Pariser
Explore the Virgin Islands, Manatee Press, 2008
- Premier travel guidebook to the US and British Virgin Islands.
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Alfonso Silva Lee
Natural Cuba, Pangaea Press, 1997
- Bilingual natural history guide to the island. The author dived the seas of his native Cuba as an ichhtyologist and the book displays both terrestrial and marine life. Vivid photos accompany the text.

Alfonso Silva Lee
Natural Puerto Rico, Pangaea Press, 1998
- Bilingual natural history guide to the island, home to thousands of different animals and plants. The author traces the origins of the island and explains how the island became populated. Vivid photos complement the text.

Alfonso Silva Lee
Coqui and His Friends, Pangaea Press, 2000
- Innovative and bilingual book for children. This is the story of a loud-voiced frog native to Puerto Rico. The book teaches how species of plants and animals depend on each other for survival. Many of the creatures are shown in photos for the first time!


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Bill Belleville
Deep Cuba, University of Georgia Press, 2002
- Highly recommended! Recounting a month-long journey around the island in the company of U.S. and Cuban marine biologists, Bill Belleville conveys the natural wonders of Cuba's coral reef. The expedition was funded by the Discovery Channel and the author documents how the reseachers balanced scientific investigation with the production of a commercial adventure film.

Nathaniel Samuel Murrell, William David Spencer and Adrian Anthony McFarlane, editors
The Rastafari Reader: Chanting Down Babylon, Temple University Press, 1998
- The words flow lyrically nonetheless. Here is the tradition of Rastafari relgion, culture and politics, home grown in Jamaica. This scholarly anthology introduces readers to the roots of this amazing culture.


Stephen Foehr
Dancing with Fidel, London: Sanctuary Publishing, 2001
- "Commericial music for the tourist economy and cultural music for the soul of the nation are on the dance floor trying to decide who to lead," writes Foehr in this tour-de-force journal and exploration of the depth and breadth of Cuban music -- from Nueva Trova to jazz and reggae. The author interviews ordinary Cubans and famous musicians. If you're interested in Cuba or curious about the ever-sophisticated beat of World Music, this book is for you.


Polly Pattullo
Last Resorts: The Cost of Tourism in the Caribbean, Cassell, 1996
- Tropical paradise might be a victim of its own success. This book reviews the social and environmental impacts of tourism industry and explores how to bring greater benefits to the region. Whether Caribbean society is turned into entertainment spectacle or given new respect depends on creating more positive interactions among locals and visitors.
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Ana Julia Jatar-Hausman
The Cuban Way, Kumarian Press, 1999
- Get to know the Cubans! Combining professional and personal journeys, author Ana Julia Jatar-Hausman returns to the island of her birth -- specifically to the hotel her grandfather operated until the government appropriated it for housing. The author deftly explores the complex, chaotic and appealing culture of the Cubans. She provides descriptive portraits of the newly self-employed, from meat vendors to owners of small restaurants (paladars).

Guillermo Baralt
Buena Vista: Life and Work on a Puerto Rican Hacienda, 1833-1904, University of North Carolina Press, 1999
- Buena Vista gained its initial success producing food for the town of Ponce, proving that raising crops for local consumption could be as profitable as sugar or coffee for export. The story spans nearly a century -- a time in which slavery ended and technology expanded at a phenomenal rate.Visitors to the Living Museum of Art and Science should read this book before their trip.



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