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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Usain Bolt: Fast as Lightning by Mike Rowbottom
    Usain Bolt: Fast as Lightning - by Mike Rowbottom

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906413828 | ISBN 10: 1906413827

    Usain Bolt is the fastest man on the planet – and one of the most popular athletes of all time. His dramatic world record-breaking feats in the 100 and 200 metres have earned him Olympic and world gold medals in the last couple of years. But what has ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodbye, Mango Sergeant: Memoir of a Jamaica Trench Town Boy by Keith Walker
    Goodbye, Mango Sergeant: Memoir of a Jamaica Trench Town Boy - by Keith Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906190392 | ISBN 10: 1906190399

    In the mid-1960s, Keith Walker said goodbye to the land of his birth to join his mother in England. It was the time of love and 'flower power', but life in London for a young, black man was cold, bleak, unfriendly and presented a whole new set of cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bob Marley: The Untold Story by Chris Salewicz
    Bob Marley: The Untold Story - by Chris Salewicz

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007255535 | ISBN 10: 0007255535

    What was it about Bob Marley that made him so popular in a world dominated by rock’n’roll? How is that he has not only remained the single most successful reggae artist ever, but has also become a shining beacon of radicalism and peace to generation ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island by Lorna Goodison
    From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island - by Lorna Goodison

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781843549963 | ISBN 10: 1843549964

    'Throughout her life my mother lived in two places at once: Kingston, Jamaica, where she raised a family of nine children, and Harvey River, in the parish of Hanover, where she was born and grew up.'  In lush, vivid prose textured with the cad ... more

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  • Cover image of book In-Dependence from Bondage by Lloyd D. McCarthy
    In-Dependence from Bondage - by Lloyd D. McCarthy

    £21.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781592214655 | ISBN 10: 1592214657

    This fascinating and lively book by Lloyd McCarthy compares and brings into light the relevant worldviews of the famous Afro-Caribbean poet and novelist, Claude McKay, and the world renowned socialist prime minister from the Caribbean island of Jamai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inna Di Dancehall: Popular Culture and the Politics of Identity in Jamaica by Donna P. Hope
    Inna Di Dancehall: Popular Culture and the Politics of Identity in Jamaica - by Donna P. Hope

    £36.50   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9789766401689 | ISBN 10: 9766401683

    This work provides an accessible account of a poorly understood aspect of Jamaican popular culture. It explores the socio-political meanings of Jamaica's dancehall culture. In particular, the book gives an account of the power relations within the da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Rebels: African-Caribbean Freedom Fighters in Jamaica by Werner Zips, translated by Shelley Frisch
    Black Rebels: African-Caribbean Freedom Fighters in Jamaica - by Werner Zips, translated by Shelley Frisch

    £22.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781558762138 | ISBN 10: 1558762132

    An exploration of African-American freedom fighters in Jamaica, presenting a history of resistance instead of a history of domination. The context of marronage is carefully established: the plantation system as an economic and ideological machine fue ... more

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