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London / Boston: Zed Books Ltd in association with Oxfam America, 1991. Paperback. xii, 259p., line-drawn map, softbound in 8.5x5 inch glossy decorated wraps; small stain on front wrap else very good condition.
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Américas: vol. 36, #1, Jan/Feb 1984: A Window on Dominican reality

by Carty, Winthrop P., editor, Veroncia Gould Stoddard, Agueda Pizarro, Carrie Topliffe, Carlos Tripodi, Naúl Ojeda, et al.

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Published
1984
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Washington DC: General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, 1984. Magazine. 64p., 8.25x10.75 inches, articles, news, fiction, illustrations & photos, ex-library stamp on cover and mailing label on rear cover else good magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. The magazine was published in both English and Spanish editions. This is the English.
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Roots and Rhythms: Jamaica's National Dance Theatre Company

by LaYacona, Maria, photographs, texts by Rex M. Nettleford

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Published
1970
ISBN
9780809083022
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£9.00

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New York: Hill and Wang, 1970. Hardcover. Unpaginated, profusely illus. with LaYacona's b&w photos, stains on first few pages else good first US edition stated in boards and worn but unclipped dj. The Afro-Jamaican choreographer/author was the principal choreographer and artistic director of the Company.
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London / Boston: Zed Books Ltd in association with Oxfam America, 1991. Paperback. xii, 259p., line-drawn map, softbound in 8.5x5 inch glossy decorated wraps. Covers slightly edgeworn, near-new condition, entirely clean, sound and unmarked.
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Sing I a Song of Black Freedom: A Collection of Rastafarian Poetry

by Birhan, I-awta Farika

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Published
1979
ISBN
9780930130039
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£18.75

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Palo Alto, CA: Zikawuna Communications Company, 1979. 54p., 5.5x8.5 inches, first printing poetry chapbook in stapled white pictorial wraps, spots of foxing on cover. A "collection of poetry on the Pan-African vision, and the social and political conditions in the island of Jamaica
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image of Human Rights Watch: vol. 16, #6 (B) November 2004; Hated to Death: Homophobia, violence and Jamaica's HIV/AIDS epidemic

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New York: Human Rights Watch, 2004. Magazine. 80p., 8.5x11 inches, glossary, note on Jamaican language, summary, recommendations, methods, background, conclusion, footnotes, appendix, very good report in stapled color pictorial wraps.
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image of Constitutional Change in the British West Indies 1880-1903 With Special Reference to Jamaica, British Guiana, and Trinidad

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. Hardcover. xiii, 331p., black cloth boards gilt in glossy blue dust jacket, a very good clean copy. Author treats of Black people as 'Negroes', 'creoles' and 'coloured'.
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Voices Under the Window

by Hearne, John

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Published
1955
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London: Faber and Faber, 1955. Hardcover. 163p., very good first UK edition openweave red cloth boards titled sky-blue. Hearne's first book. Plot revolves around a Jamaican politician mauled by a Kingston mob.
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The Autumn Equinox

by Hearne, John

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Published
1961
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New York: Vanguard, 1961. Hardcover. 272p., very good first US edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Jamaican novelist of African descent, born in Canada.
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Voices Under the Window

by Hearne, John

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Published
1955
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£56.26

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London: Faber and Faber, 1955. Hardcover. 163p., very good first UK edition openweave red cloth boards titled sky-blue, edgeworn and unclipped dj with tape re-enforcment on rear at head of spine. Hearne's first book. Plot revolves around a Jamaican politician mauled by a Kingston mob.
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The Autumn Equinox

by Hearne, John

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Published
1961
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New York: Vanguard, 1961. Hardcover. 272p., very good first US edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj with wear at edges especially head and tail of spine. Jamaican novelist of African descent, born in Canada.
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Ice, Wind and Fire

by Keegan, Mel

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780854491353
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London: GMP Publishers, 1990. Paperback. 215p., very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. "A raunchy gay adventure with a Caribbean setting." Investigative journalists in Jamaica discover a skeleton in the wreck of a light aircraft.
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Seasons of Dust

by Fulani, Ifeona

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Published
1997
ISBN
9780863162480
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New York: Harlem River Press / Writers and Readers Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. 261p. Very good. Jamaica-born, London-raised Afro-Caribbean writer.
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Until it's Time to Die

by Henry, Ricardo F.

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Published
1997
ISBN
9780533116577
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New York: Vantage Press, 1997. Hardcover. 219p., first edition, remainder stripe on bottom fore edge else very good condition in like dj. Jamaican-born African-American writer "currently" (at the time of publication) residing in Washington, D.C. Novel about a Black Jesus that appears on a California beach.
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image of 100 amazing facts about the Negro; with complete proof, a short cut to the world history of the Negro as well as additional information by the author and a biographical sketch by Helga M. Rogers

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St. Petersburg: Helga M. Rogers, 1995. 72p., illustrated, wraps. Author born Jamaican in 1880. One of the later editions. Very good condition.
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Finding my way

by Scott, John Irving E.

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Published
1949
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Boston: Meador, 1949. Hardcover. 308p., very good hardcover in chipped dj. Academic, social and spiritual advice for students, by the Jamaican-born Dean of Alcorn College in Mississippi. He was also the author of "The education of black people in Florida" and other books.
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Land of the living

by Hearne, John

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Published
1962
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1962. Hardcover. 280p., first American edition, previous owner name on front blank end paper else very good condition in an edge worn dj. The British edition was first and published in 1961.
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Land of the living

by Hearne, John

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Published
1961
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London: Faber and Faber, 1961. Hardcover. 280p., first edition, paper residue on front illustrated end paper, top edge slightly soiled, slightly shelf worn dj browned along the spine. African Jamaican novelist. Refugee scientist on Hearne's fictional island, "Cayuna." Endsheet maps of Cayuna. Hearne's dedication page pays homage to Edna Manley of Jamaica, Frank Collymore of Barbados and Arthur Seymour… Read more
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Bodies of water

by Cliff, Michelle

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780525248644
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New York: Dutton, 1990. Hardcover. 155p., first American printing, very good condition in like dj with flap price intact. Short stories on a variety of topics by the Caribbean writer.
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Syracuse: Light Work / Robert B. Menschel Photography Center, Syracuse University, 2000. 32p., coated paperstock throughout, with captioned b&w and color reproductions, a longish vita, and 2p. of information by Jeffrey Hoone, director of Light Works. Softcover, 10x9 inch photographic cardstock wraps, a very good copy. Chong's photos on themes related to his Chinese-Jamaican background.
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