1. Folk tales from India were first introduced into the Caribbean by Indian indentured labourers who, between 1838 and 1917, were brought to work on the sugar plantations. Written in a simple style, with warmth and humour, the folk tales presented in this collection are lively and fresh, appealing...
  2. This is a book for travelers and armchair travelers and for all who would understand the world in which we live.
  3. The author's collection of words and photographs portrays many facets of life in the islands as well as the mainland countries of the Caribbean.
  4. This technical guide is a comprehensive summary of forest nursery practices for the Caribbean, tropical Latin America, and, to a lesser degree, other tropical areas in the world. Included are actual and the authors' recommended practices, pointing out the advantages and disadvantages wherever...
  5. By following the directions and suggestions given in the publication, any beginning gardener can produce a wide variety of delicious and nutritious vegetable crops adapted to tropical conditions.
  6. 1/1/1983 The information which is presented here covers a wide range of subjects in the rearing,feeding, breeding and caring of cattle, small stock and horses. The style which has been adopted makes the book relevant as a guide to livestock farmers, as a text for professionals, teachers and students.
  7. 1/1/1988 Written for the general public, this is a practical guide to the most-noticed trees, shrubs, vines, and flowers of the American tropics --an immense amount of useful and interesting information in an easy-to-carry form. The 748 photographic illustrations show the general appearance of each...
  8. The Caribbean is a fragile environment of precipitous land teased by continuous wind and gnawed by restless waters of streams and sea. This book discribes what grows and how to grow it.
  9. The warm climate and generous rainfall of the Caribbean islands, together with rich soils, provide excellent conditions for growing a great variety of plant life. Columbus discovered that the indigenous peoples of the region were successfully growing an extensive range of plants and crops, and...