Dominica The Dark Island

Author: Michael Tritico
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475924232
Size: 56.14 MB
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Dominica The Dark Island from the Author: Michael Tritico. Shortly after gaining independence from Britain, the island nation of Dominica implemented a farsighted policy protecting most of its biologically diverse rainforest as a national preserve. Former US Park Service Naturalist Michael Tritico traveled to Dominica intent on resting from his highly stressful confrontations in Louisiana’s ecological wars in hope of working as a volunteer in the new Dominican Park Service. Unfortunately, and unknown to him, people allegedly working for the Ku Klux Klan had also planned to travel from Louisiana to Dominica, though their intentions were much less benign. They had a plan for capturing the island, a scheme called Operation Red Dog. Although the invaders were stopped in New Orleans, US officials had alerted Dominican authorities to be on the lookout for any possible terrorists who might have slipped through the American dragnet. Michael was faced with these bizarre circumstances immediately after landing on the island. Despite interrogations and cryptic warnings from both Dominican and American officials, he attempted to pursue his original plans, experiencing grand moments during his nine days there, such as a beautiful tour of the Indian River and the island’s first nocturnal zombie hunt. In this memoir, he recalls his time on the island and reflects on what it has to offer, considering his misadventures to be a divinely orchestrated episode meant to draw attention to a potential model the island of Dominica provides.

Adventure Guide To Dominica And St Lucia

Author: Lynne M. Sullivan
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 9781588433930
Size: 66.49 MB
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Adventure Guide To Dominica And St Lucia from the Author: Lynne M. Sullivan. Dominica is unique in that it was never farmed over; it remains jungled-covered and mountainous. St Lucia is more developed, but is breathtaking in its beauty. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - gives the reader a solid knowledge of each destination and its people.

Dominica

Author: Lennox Honychurch
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Size: 25.18 MB
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Dominica from the Author: Lennox Honychurch. Nature Island of the Caribbean This richly illustrated book captures the little known beauty of this Caribbean country and offers a brief account of its sometimes turbulent history and rich culture. There are also practical details for the prospective visitor.

Dominica

Author: Paul Crask
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
ISBN: 9781841622170
Size: 42.51 MB
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Dominica from the Author: Paul Crask. The complete travel guide exploring every aspect of the Caribbean island of Dominica, with particular appeal to eco-tourists and watersports enthusiasts with plenty of information on cultural aspects of the island.

Your Time Is Done Now

Author: Polly Pattullo
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1583675582
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Your Time Is Done Now from the Author: Polly Pattullo. Your Time Is Done Now tells the story of the Maroons (runaways slaves) of Dominica and their allies through the transcripts of trials held in 1813 and 1814 during the Second Maroon War. Using the evidence to explain how the Maroons waged war against slave society, the book reveals for the first time fascinating details about how Maroons survived in the forests and also about their relationship with the enslaved on the plantations. It also examines the key role of the British governor who succeeded in suppressing the Maroons and how the Colonial Office in London reacted to his punitive conduct. Read the evidence and hear the voices of the oppressed in resistance and defeat.