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Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

by Gjelten, Tom

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2008
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670019786
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AU$20.73

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NY: Viking, 2008. Hardcover - appears new and unread and presents only a touch of edgewear. From the publisher:"A history of Cuba as reflected by the dynasty of the famous Barcardi rum family traces five generations during which they served as an example of business and civic leadership while alternately fighting for national freedom and honoring their country as… Read more
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Bermuda Today : The Guide Book to Bermuda

by Zuill, William

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$23.52

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Bermuda: William Zuill and Ford Baxter, 1958. Hardcover 1st edition. INCLUDES MAP in back pocket. Blue covers with gilt titles. Contains many vintage photographs. Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean solid copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Valverde's Gold : A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit

by Mark Honigsbaum

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780330491150
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AU$12.43

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USA: Pan Macmillan, 2005. Minor edgewear and light age toning, otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. From the publisher:"As a ransom for his King, a Incan general leaves a hoard of gold for the Spanish Conquistador Pizzaro. In mysterious circumstances the gold disappeared leaving only its legend, and a map, behind. In Valverde`s Gold Mark Honigsbaum attempts to… Read more
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Mississauga, ON: TCB, 2006. Originally published in 1831 this is a plain paper transcript of the original work,staple bound, card covers. An important work representing social conditions in the West Indies in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Very hard to find text and fascinating to read.. Soft Cover. New.
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AU$13.83
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International Journal Latin America in the 1970s Summer 1969 Vol XXIV no. 3

by Eayrs - Spencer - Magee et al

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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AU$13.81

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Canada: Canadian Institute of International Affairs, 1969. A collection of scholarly articles on various topics pertaining to Latin America, including the OAS, Cuba, Chile, Brazil, the Caribbean in general. Minor edgewear otherwise fine. Contributors include Silvert, Keyfitz, Wionczak, Germani, Althoff, Slater, Deas, Angell, Rosenbaum, Lumsden, Mitchell, Ogelsby and Thornton. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Forest of Kings : The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya

by David Freidel, Linda Schele

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1990
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Very Good
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AU$20.03

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NY: William Morrow, 1990. Minor edgewear and spine crease otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. From the publisher;"The recent interpretation of Maya hieroglyphs has given us the first written history of the New World as it existed before the European invasion. In this book, two of the first central figures in the massive effort to decode the glyphs, Linda… Read more
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Mississauga, ON: TCB, 2006. Originally published in 1831 this is a plain paper transcript of the original work,staple bound, card covers. An important work representing social conditions in the West Indies in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Very hard to find text and fascinating to read.. Soft Cover. New.
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History of the west Indian Peoples Book III from the Earliest Times to the 17th Century

by Carter - Digby - Murray

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1959
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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AU$12.43

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USA: Thomas Nelson, 1959. Hardcover - very worn and well loved, but still acceptable as a reading and reference copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor.
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World of the Maya

by VoHagen, Victor W.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1960
Condition
Good
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AU$8.28

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NY: Mentor, 1960. Some edgewear and creasing of spine otherwise a good clean copy - ex library with usual stamps and stickers. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Ex-Library.
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What Lies Across the Water : The Real Story of the Cuban Five

by Kimber, Stephen

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781552665428
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AU$33.60

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Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing Company, Limited, 2013. Light edgewear and a spine crease otherwise a fine clean solid copy. from the publisher:"This book removes the thin fabric of lies around the case of five Cuban intelligence agents who came to Miami to fight terrorism This book has the detail and the analysis. Read it. Saul Landau, Director, Will the… Read more
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The Siren's Guitar : A Musical Paddling Adventure

by Snyder, Stephen

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781935914112
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AU$14.52

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California: River Sanctuary , 2011. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean copy. From the publisher:"Two musican/kayakers paddle around Sun and Moon islands of Lake Titicaca in search of caves that, according to local folklore, are visited at night by water spirits (sirenas) who come to play instruments left by local musicians. Traveling with an… Read more
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Folklore in Brazil

by Carneiro, Edison

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
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AU$27.53

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Brazil: Ministry of Education and Culture, 1963. Minor edgewear and creasing of covers, otherwise fine. This booklet contains the translations into English, French and German of an article published in nos 3 and 4 (1962) of the Revista Brasileira de Folclore. 48pp, illustrated with photographs, staple bound as issued. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Independence for St. Vincent and the Grenadines : YULIMOs views on national independence and proposals for an independence Constitution

by Youlou United Liberation Movement

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fair to Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$37.33

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines : YULIMO, 1978. 99 pp, exterior covers are chipped and have some discolored sections, light discolored areas on the first few and last few pages, but otherwise quite a readable copy. Not an easy item to come by, this book examines the nature and meaning of independence, its economical and politic issues, and then… Read more
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Guyana : A Nation in Ruins - the Puerto Rican Model Failed The Peoples' National Congress, Forbes Burnham and Political Opportunism

by Tennassee, Paul Nehru

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1982
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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AU$62.22

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Toronto: Guyanese Research and Representation , 1982. Very hard to come by, 104 pp, illustrated with photographs. The introduction indicates that this volume is part of a larger work entitled Guyanese a People Betrayed - however research would indicate that this supposed larger work was never formally published. This book offered here provides information on the Peoples National… Read more
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The Aztecs Gods & Fate in Ancient Mexico

by Burland, Cottie ; Forman, Werner

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780883654309
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AU$20.03

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New York, N.Y.: Galahad Books, 1980. HArdcover - Some shelf and edgewear,a minor spine lean, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed,& chipped, but otherwise still a good solid copy. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Illlustrated.
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Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Columbia Univ Pr, 2000. A clean fresh copy that appears UNREAD. From the publisher:"In this age when many trumpet the shrill fanfares of market triumphalism, few stop to ask how global political and economic restructuring is affecting impoverished states and transforming the daily lives of ordinary people. Teetering on the Rim asks just that question as… Read more
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AU$12.32
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Mesoamerica the Evolution of a Civilization

by Sanders, William; Price, Barbara

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fair to Good
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U. S. A.: Random House, 1968. Edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well age toning, otherwise still a fair reading copy. Soft Cover. Fair to Good. Illus. by Illlustrated.
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Victims of the Miracle: Development and the Indians of Brazil

by Davis, Shelton H.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780521292467
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AU$9.55

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Spain: Cambridge Univ Pr, 1978. Very slight edgewear and faint creasing of spine and covers,as wll some light age toning, otherwise a fine clean tight copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Island in the Sand

by Waugh, Alec

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1961
Condition
Fair
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AU$9.66

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U. S. A.: Bantam Book, 1961. Edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well some age toning, otherwise still a fair reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Fair.
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Moon Handbooks Cabo

by Cummings, Joe

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781566916073
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AU$9.66

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Emeryville, California, U.S.A.: Avalon Travel Pub, 2004. Very slight edgewear and faint creasing of spine and covers, otherwise a fine clean tight and bright copy. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Illlustrated.
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