Author: Chris McBeath
Publisher: Frommers
Keywords: islands, amp, juan, san, gulf, vancouver, island, frommer
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2009-03-04
List price: $17.99
ISBN-10: 0470157356
ISBN-13: 9780470157350

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. The lowdown on experiencing the island’s most exhilarating outdoor adventures, refreshing day spas and resorts, and outstanding culinary offerings. Outspoken opinions on what’s worth your time and what’s not. Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget. Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

Author: Marylee Stephenson
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Keywords: islands, understanding, darwin, enchanted, enjoying, exploring, essential, handbook, galapagos
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 2000-12
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 089886688X
ISBN-13: 9780898866889

What to see and what to expect at each site in the Galapagos—revised with the latest details on park conditions and the visitor’s experience. ·Meticulously updated in consultation with senior staff at Charles Darwin Research Station and expert island guides ·Human and natural history of the islands—now updated ·Tips for planning and making the most of your visit—now expanded ·Bonus chapter on travel in mainland Ecuador (rainforest and Andean Highlands)—now revised Marylee Stephenson is besotted with passion-flowers, daisy trees, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and

Authors:Howard P. Willens, Deanne C. Siemer,
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Keywords: islands, states, pacific, monograph, series, united, honorable, covenant, northern, mariana, accord
Number of Pages: 473
Published: 2001-11
List price: $54.00
ISBN-10: 0824823907
ISBN-13: 9780824823900

In 1975, after three centuries of colonial rule, the people of the Northern Marianas exercised their right of self-determination to become US citizens in a self-governing commonwealth under U.S. sovereignty. This title is an account of their tenacious efforts to shape a political future separate from other Micronesian peoples, of the negotiations that produced the Covenant defining the commonwealth relationship, and its eventual approval by the Northern Marianas people and the US Congress.

Authors:Colleen Ryan, Brian Savage,
Publisher: Cruising Guide Publications
Keywords: virgin, islands, rico, british, puerto, volume, diving, guide, caribbean, complete
Number of Pages: 318
Published: 1998-03-15
List price: $30.00
ISBN-10: 0944428495
ISBN-13: 9780944428498

The Complete Diving Guides to scuba diving in the Eastern Caribbean, including descriptions of ALL dive sites, dive stores and operators. Island maps show the location of dive sites and stores. Dive sites are illustrated by underwater maps and photographs. Volume 3 gives you everything you ever need to know about scuba diving on these fantastic Caribbean islands:Puerto Rico (including Mona, Desecheo, Vieques and Culebra), US Virgin Islands (St Thomas, St John and St Croix) and the British Virgin Islands (including Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke, Salt Island and HMS Rhone, Cooper Island,

Author: Lowell S. Gustafson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: malvinas, islands, falkland, over, dispute, sovereignty
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 1988-04-07
List price: $145.00
ISBN-10: 0195041844
ISBN-13: 9780195041842

The complex question of the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands remains far from resolved, even after the military and political events that took place from April to June 1982. The first scholarly work of its kind, this broad and dispassionate study of the causes of the South Atlantic war between Britain and Argentina addresses the larger issues raised by the Falkland crisis and untangles a web of events and attitudes that stretch back over the past century. The book begins with a close evaluation of the two pivotal arguments: Argentina’s stance that international law supports their hi

Author: Ben Boer
Publisher: World Conservation Union
Keywords: law, environmental, islands, micronesia, kingdom, policy, papers, amp, states, cook, pacific, south, consolidated, report, reviews, federated
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 1996-01-01
List price: $30.00
ISBN-10: 2831701635
ISBN-13: 9782831701639

The legislation of five countries on environmental and natural management is examined and analyzed in terms of its effectiveness in addressing the major environmental issues existing in each country. Practical recommendations are made, building on the findings of the review carried out by SPREP with the technical assistance of IUCN, and support from the ADB.

Authors:Paris Permenter, John Bigley,
Publisher: Hunter
Keywords: islands, cayman, guide, adventure
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 2008-07-30
List price: $18.99
ISBN-10: 1588436403
ISBN-13: 9781588436405

Among our top sellers in the previous editions. All of our Caymans guides have sold exceptionally well. Color maps & photographs throughout. The Caymans are ultra-prosperous and safe, with great resorts, fabulous watersports, terrific restaurants. A major stop for cruise ships, there are 1,800,000 cruise visitors per year, plus 250,000+ arriving by plane. Lots of detail on the shopping, dining, hotels, sightseeing and entertainment, based on personal visits by the authors plus a special emphasis on activities such as boating, fishing, golf, walking, biking, scuba diving, snorkeling, and bird w
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