Best Bahamas Caribbean & West Indies History Books

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1. 2nd Grade Science: Daily Practice Workbook | 20 Weeks of Fun Activities (Physical, Life, Earth and Space Science, Engineering | Video Explanations Included | 200+ Pages Workbook)

Author: by ArgoPrep
Published at: Argo Brothers (January 12, 2021)
ISBN: 978-1951048679

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The 2nd Grade Science Daily Practice workbook by ArgoPrep is designed to help build mastery of foundational science skills. Our science workbooks offer students 20 weeks of practice of various science skills required for first grade including Physical Science, Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Engineering.

Students will explore science topics in depth with ArgoPrep’s 5 E’S to build science mastery. Engaging with the topic: Read a short text on the topic and answer multiple choice questions. Exploring the topic: Interact with the topic on a deeper level by collecting, analyzing and interpreting data.

Explaining the topic: Make sense of the topic by explaining and beginning to draw conclusions about the data. Experimenting with the topic: Investigate the topic through hands on, easy to implement experiments. Elaborating on the topic: Reflect on the topic and use all information learned to draw conclusions and evaluate results.

ArgoPrep’s 2nd Grade Science Daily Practice Workbook is state-aligned and aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Here’s a preview of what our workbook covers! Classifying Matter Based on Hardness, Weight, Texture and FlexibilityClassifying Matter Based on Strength, Force and HardnessChemical Reactions and States of MatterThe Characteristics of LightSoundVertebrates and InvertebratesThe Water CyclePlants & PollinatorsPlants Structures & FunctionsHabitatsAdaptation & SurvivalThe Sun and Light on EarthErosionNatural DisastersSeasonsParts of the Solar SystemWater on EarthTaking Care of Our PlanetThe Day and Night SkyEngineeringArgoPrep is one of the leading providers of K-8 supplemental educational products.


2. How to draw cool stuff: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Cute Animals, Cool characters, Food, Vehicles, Plants and More

Author: by Shahad alOtaibi
Published at: Independently published (January 28, 2021)
ISBN: 979-8701275278

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Fun 5-minute drawing lessons for kids-great for young artists, birthday gifts, home school art lessons, and elementary art classes! Perfect for budding artists and kids who have never drawn before, this beginner drawing book will teach your kid how to draw dinosaurs in no time!

Author mini drawing lessons will help your child practice their basic art skills and teach them how to draw with confidence. This book is perfect for kids 3-12 Easy-to-Follow Instructions: Simple steps and diagrams from start to finish 100 different drawings: Learn how to draw it and practice and color it the perfect book 8.

5 * 11 Size: Big pages so your kid has no problem seeing each step


3. TRAEGER GRILL & SMOKER COOKBOOK: Learn how to Master the Wood Pellet Grill and refine your skills with 300 Tasty Recipes, Essential Techniques & Tips

Author: by Rachel Dash
Published at: Independently published (February 2, 2021)
ISBN: 979-8703676165

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NEW EDITION April 2021 Fully Edited and Revised Easy to read New inner graphics How lovely it was when we were kids and our parents took us to grill with the family? I can still smell the fresh grass and all the cousins’ or friends’ laughter, that made everything more joyful and carefree, and also of the inebriating smell of the meat in the air.

It was juicy and delicious, cooked on the grill with those side dishes.How wonderful! But there are no more grills than once! Speaking of whichI don’t know what you remember about that period, but I like food and personally I NEVER FORGOT the meals of those days!

However, it is also true that the world goes on and everything changes: people, moments and, even grills! They are difficult to find, but for sure you know that, nowadays, exists the Traeger Wood Pellet Grill, which is potencially a bomb!

A 6 in 1 multifunctional grill, able to: braise, grill, roast, smoke, cook or barbecue. Can you imagine how many memories you could create?! If you’re reading this description, I think you have already one of it, or you want to understand more about it.


4. Conquistador Voices: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas as Recounted Largely by the Participants

Author: by Kevin H Siepel
Published at: Spruce Tree Press; 1st edition (October 12, 2015)
ISBN: 978-0978646622

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The Spanish Conquest: What Really Happened? If you’re a person who likes to learn the messy details of events likely sanitized in your schoolbooks, Conquistador Voices may be for you. You’re likely to find this book not only informative but easy to read, because Conquistador Voices is built around first-person narrativesthe kind of thing that usually holds our attention.

Think of it as a film documentary in written form, one that tells an important story in 500-year-old sound bites and narrative, and that does so in a way that informs without moralizing. In this two-volume set you’ll find neither a defense of the conquistadors nor a politically correct polemic against them.

What you will find is a one-stop, five-part layman’s summary of the Conquest, one that delves dispassionately into persons and events we still talk about today. To see who’s covered in each volume, click on the volume’s cover image and then Look Inside.

If you like what you see, order a copy for yourself or other history buff today.


5. There's a Baby in the House : A Children's Book About Welcoming a New Baby Sibling.

Author: by Liz Fletcher
Published at: Brave Kids Press (January 7, 2021)
ISBN: 978-0998193663

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Congrats on your new addition! ‘There’s a Baby in the House’ is the perfect gift for your eldest child. Louie is a super elephant who is always ready for adventure, but lately, he’s been feeling a little lonely. Louie understands that a new baby is coming, and that changes everything!

New adventures await; let’s go! With sweet rhymes and beautiful illustrations, this book inspires friendship, bravery, and greatness. The friendship between Louie and his baby brother brought tears to my eyes. I couldn’t ask for a better gift for my son.Thank you.

Sarah Greenland, Atlanta


6. Hemingway's Key West

Author: by Stuart B McIver
Published at: Pineapple Press; Second edition (April 1, 2002)
ISBN: 978-1561642410

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The only place in the United States that Hemingway could really call home after he started writing was the tropical island of Key West. During his decade here in the 1930s, he acquired his famed macho persona as Papa, the biggest Big Daddy of them all.

This vivid portrait of Ernest Hemingway’s Key West reveals both Hemingway, the writer, and Hemingway, the macho, hard-drinking sportsman. His Key West years turned out to be his most productive: he finished A Farewell to Arms, started For Whom the Bell Tolls, and wrote several other books, including Green Hills of Africa, Death in the Afternoon, and To Have and Have Not.

He also turned out some of his best short stories. There was plenty of time left over for eating, drinking, fighting, fishing, chasing women, and hanging out with his circle of friends (known as “the Mob”). Hemingway spent the last years of his life in Cuba, and it was here he overcame several demonsaccidents, failing health, depressionto write The Old Man and the Sea, for which he won both a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize in Literature.


7. DK Eyewitness Caribbean (Travel Guide)

Author: by DK Eyewitness
Published at: DK Eyewitness Travel; Illustrated edition (December 17, 2019)
ISBN: 978-0241368886

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Escape to islands infused with vivacious culture. Whether you want to join the world’s biggest street party in Trinidad, cruise around the Virgin Islands or admire Havana’s yesteryear architecture, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that the Caribbean has to offer.

The Caribbean conjures up images of white-sand beaches shaded by palms and lapped by crystal seas. But these immensely varied islands offer so much more – from rainforest hikes to colonial-era sights, creole flavours to reggae rhythms. Our regularly updated guide brings the Caribbean to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.

You’ll discover: – our pick of the Caribbean’s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay – detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy- easy-to-follow itineraries- expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe- color-coded chapters to every part of the Caribbean, from Cuba to the Cayman Islands, Jamaica to Barbados- our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you goJust visiting Cuba?


8. A Sail of Two Idiots: 100+ Lessons and Laughs from a Non-Sailor Who Quit the Rat Race, Took the Helm, and Sailed to a New Life in the Caribbean

Author: by Renee Petrillo
Published at: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1st edition (April 6, 2012)
ISBN: 978-0071779845

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It was the best of dreams, it was the worst of dreams, it was an age of consulting the nautical experts, it was the age of landlubber foolishness, it was the epoch of determination, it was the epoch of despair, it was the season of hurricanes, it was a spring of beachcombing If you dream about chucking it all away and sailing toward an island life, read this first Renee and Michael didn’t have any boating experience and when their plans to remedy that fell through the two had to learn everything the hard way.

Despite themselves they managed to get from Miami to Grenada, eventually dropping the anchor of their cruising catamaran at the island of their dreams. Determined to save future sailors from themselves, A Sail of Two Idiots includes lessons Renee and Michael learned and shares them with you as examples of what and what not to do.

This a how-to guide wrapped in a funny storykind of like getting your serving of vegetables from a slice of pizza. Read this and make your dream of sailing away a reality. Includes: What Broke? Sections explores the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of a cruising multihull “Island section provide assessments of the islands of the Caribbean


9. Islanders in the Stream: A History of the Bahamian People: Volume Two: From the Ending of Slavery to the Twenty-First Century

Author: by Michael Craton
Published at: University of Georgia Press (September 29, 2000)

ISBN: 978-0820322841

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The present work concludes the important and monumental undertaking of Islanders in the Stream: A History of the Bahamian People, creating the most thorough and comprehensive history yet written of a Caribbean country and its people. In the first volume Michael Craton and Gail Saunders traced the developments of a unique archipelagic nation from aboriginal times to the period just before emancipation.

This long-awaited second volume offers a description and interpretation of the social developments of the Bahamas in the years from 1830 to the present. Volume Two divides this period into three chronological sections, dealing first with adjustments to emancipation by former masters and former slaves between 1834 and 1900, followed by a study of the slow process of modernization between 1900 and 1973 that combines a systematic study of the stimulus of social change, a candid examination of current problems, and a penetrating but sympathetic analysis of what makes the Bahamas and Bahamians distinctive in the world.

10. Homeward Bound: A History of the Bahama Islands to 1850 with a Definitive Study of Abaco in the American Loyalist Plantation Period

Author: by Sandra Riley
Published at: Riley Hall; Illustrated edition (December 1, 2000)
ISBN: 978-0966531022

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Homeward Bound: A History of the Bahama Islands to 1850 with a Definitive Study of Abaco in the American Loyalist Plantation Period

11. Bahamas Bucket List for Divers Bimini Edition: Bimini Edition

Author: by Nathan Riley
Published at: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc (July 26, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1620234228

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It’s no secret that the Bahamas is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Consisting of over 700 islands, this Caribbean paradise is one of the most famous dive destinations in the world. Divers flock to this getaway to intimately experience the wide range of aquatic wildlife, pristine coral walls, and amazing shipwrecks.

From pirates to modern-day drug runners, expert scuba diver and long-time sailor Capt. Nathan Riley will take you on a journey dating back 300 years. During surface intervals, you will take a closer look at how the Bahamas and Bimini famously came to be.

Expect to be immersed in the island’s history, culture, and soul. Flip to the second half of the book to build your personal Bahamas Bucket List. Relive your dive memories time and time again while checking off sites from your dive log.

Each dive site listed is accompanied by first-hand facts and experience from a Captain who has dived the area almost daily for 15 years. Quench your thirst about the Bahamas’ past and get ready to dive into Bimini’s enchanting ocean splendor!

12. Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise

Author: by Charlotte Gray
Published at: HarperCollins Publishers (September 1, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1443449359

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A Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of the YearIn this engrossing must-read by Canada’s most accomplished popular historian (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine), the glittering life and brutal murder of Sir Harry Oakes is newly investigated. Murdered Midas is superior true-crime writing (The Globe and Mail).

On an island paradise in 1943, Sir Harry Oakes, gold-mining tycoon, philanthropist and one of the richest men in the British Empire, is murdered. The news of his death surges across the English-speaking world, from London, the Imperial centre, to the remote Canadian mining town of Kirkland Lake in the Northern Ontario bush.

The murder becomes celebrated as the crime of the century. The layers of mystery deepen as the involvement of Count Alfred de Marigny, Oakes’s son-in-law, comes into question. Also suspicious are the odd machinations of the governor of the Bahamas, the former King Edward VIII.

But despite a sensational trial, no murderer is convicted. Rumours about Oakes’s missing fortune are unrelenting, and fascination with the story has persisted for decades. Award-winning biographer and popular historian Charlotte Gray explores the life of the man behind the scandalfrom his early, hardscrabble days during the massive mineral rush in Northern Ontario, to the fabulous fortune he reaped from his own gold mine, to his grandiose gestures of philanthropy.

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SCOTS-IRISH MIGRATION TO THE BAHAMAS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

Author: by Keith Tinker
Published at: Xlibris US (December 31, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1796080612

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Beginning in the mid-16th century and down through the 18th century, thousands of immigrants of Scots-Irish origin migrated to the Bahamas, which included the Turks and Caicos Islands. The first, and smaller wave of immigrants came via Bermuda in the mid to late 1600s in the wake of the mass migration of pro-Presbyterians from northern Ireland to the Americas seeking refuge from religious persecution.

Later, in the 18th century, as a consequence of the American Revolution, thousands of so-called Loyalists were exiled from the union of the original 13 rebellious colonies. Many of those exiled were of Scots-Irish origin. Thousands migrated to the islands of the Bahamas, where they eventually emerged as some of the leaders of society in all facets of administration and culture.

14. Pursuits of Happiness: The Social Development of Early Modern British Colonies and the Formation of American Culture

Author: by Jack P. Greene
Published at: University of North Carolina Press; New edition (October 30, 1988)
ISBN: 978-0807842270

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In this book, Jack Greene reinterprets the meaning of American social development. Synthesizing literature of the previous two decades on the process of social development and the formation of American culture, he challenges the central assumptions that have traditionally been used to analyze colonial British American history.

Greene argues that the New England declension model traditionally employed by historians is inappropriate for describing social change in all the other early modern British colonies. The settler societies established in Ireland, the Atlantic island colonies of Bermuda and the Bahamas, the West Indies, the Middle Colonies, and the Lower South followed instead a pattern first exhibited in America in the Chesapeake.

That pattern involved a process in which these new societies slowly developed into more elaborate cultural entities, each of which had its own distinctive features. Greene also stresses the social and cultural convergence between New England and the other regions of colonial British America after 1710 and argues that by the eve of the American Revolution Britain’s North American colonies were both more alike and more like the parent society than ever before.