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Island Boy Photobook: The U.S. Virgin Islands By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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In the 1600s, Denmark established settlements on the islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. They became known as the Danish West Indies. In the early days of World War I, the United States... More > took a keen interest in the islands because of their location and the possibility they might fall under control of Germany. Denmark agreed to sell the islands to the United States and, on March 31, 1917, the Danish West Indies were officially transferred to the United States, becoming the U.S. Virgin Islands. This first of a series of Island Boy Photobooks presents a visual history of the U.S. Virgin Islands in 311 stunning photographs (267 in full color). This "one of a kind" book showcases the islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John over a period of 115 years – from 1900 to 2014. The photos not only highlight the islands as they once were but also as they are today, making this book a great souvenir for anyone who wants a keepsake of a treasured visit to the islands or a fulfilling lifetime there.< Less
Island Boy Photobook: The U.S. Virgin Islands By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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In the 1600s, Denmark established settlements on the islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. They became known as the Danish West Indies. In the early days of World War I, the United States... More > took a keen interest in the islands because of their location and the possibility they might fall under control of Germany. Denmark agreed to sell the islands to the United States and, on March 31, 1917, the Danish West Indies were officially transferred to the United States, becoming the U.S. Virgin Islands. This first of a series of Island Boy Photobooks presents a visual history of the U.S. Virgin Islands in 311 stunning photographs (267 in full color). This "one of a kind" book showcases the islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John over a period of 115 years – from 1900 to 2014. The photos not only highlight the islands as they were but also as they are today, making this book a great souvenir for anyone who wants a keepsake of a treasured visit to the islands or a fulfilling lifetime there.< Less
Interconnected: Tropical Biodiversity of St. John, U. S. Virgin Islands By Cynthia Moulton
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You don’t have to be a naturalist to care about nature, and you don’t have to be an expert to appreciate the distinctive lives of animals. That’s the main theme in this ecology... More > narrative written as part travel diary – part memoir. Cynthia Moulton, a biology professor at Castleton University who has been traveling to St. John with college students for more than fifteen years, is uniquely qualified to lead you on a tour of the fascinating lives of animals residing in the sea, sand, and trees of this enchanted tropical island. Snorkel over the fringing reef of Waterlemon Cay, along the rocky shore of Yawzi Point and in the mangroves of Hurricane Hole. Swim with sea turtles, stingrays, groupers and damselfish to appreciate their beauty and grace, as well as their struggle for survival. From sex-changing parrotfish to group sex in corals, the animals of the island have stories to tell and secrets to reveal. Discover the many mysteries behind the island’s subtle web of life in Interconnected.< Less
Interconnected: Tropical Biodiversity of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands By Cynthia Moulton
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You don’t have to be a naturalist to care about nature, and you don’t have to be an expert to appreciate the distinctive lives of animals. That’s the main theme in this ecology... More > narrative written as part travel diary – part memoir. Cynthia Moulton, a biology professor at Castleton University who has been traveling to St. John with college students for more than fifteen years, is uniquely qualified to lead you on a tour of the fascinating lives of animals residing in the sea, sand, and trees of this enchanted tropical island. Snorkel over the fringing reef of Waterlemon Cay, along the rocky shore of Yawzi Point and in the mangroves of Hurricane Hole. Swim with sea turtles, stingrays, groupers and damselfish to appreciate their beauty and grace, as well as their struggle for survival. From sex-changing parrotfish to group sex in corals, the animals of the island have stories to tell and secrets to reveal. Discover the many mysteries behind the island’s subtle web of life in Interconnected.< Less
Island Boy Meets Island Girl: Expanded Edition By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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Full Color eBook -- In the 1670s, a Dutch settler named Claudius van Beverhoudt arrived on St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. He married a woman named Elizabeth deWindt and made St. Thomas his home. ... More > Arnold van Beverhoudt, Jr. is a direct 8th generation descendant of Claudius and Elizabeth. His paternal grandparents, Ernest and Elisa, were living on St. Thomas in 1917 when the Danish West Indies became the U.S. Virgin Islands. They eventually moved to Venezuela, but Arnold's father remained on St. Thomas, where he became an auto repairman and raised his family. This book presents - in words and photos - Arnold's memories of life growing up and eventually meeting his "Island Girl" Helena on the tiny Caribbean island that its residents affectionately call "the Rock." It's a story that's been over 340 years in the making.< Less
Island Boy Photobook: Pacific Island Tours By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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For 35 years (1971 to 2006), Arnold was an auditor with the U.S. Department of the Interior. His office audited the revenues, expenditures, and operations of the government of the U.S. Virgin... More > Islands. From 1997 to 2001, Arnold also supervised Interior's audit office on the island of Guam. That office audited the finances of the Pacific islands that receive Federal grants. In this second in a series of Island Boy Photobooks, Arnold presents a visual tour of the Pacific islands with more than 340 stunning, full color photographs and 13 maps. This photobook includes stops in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Palau, and the Hawaiian island of Oahu. This photobook not only highlights the beauty of these islands, but it also contains short histories of the sometimes violent history of the islands. The photobook would be a great souvenir for anyone who wants a keepsake of a treasured visit to the Pacific islands or a "wish list" for a future visit.< Less
Island Boy Photobook: Pacific Island Tours By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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For 35 years (1971 to 2006), Arnold was an auditor with the U.S. Department of the Interior. His office audited the revenues, expenditures, and operations of the government of the U.S. Virgin... More > Islands. From 1997 to 2001, Arnold also supervised Interior's audit office on the island of Guam. That office audited the finances of the Pacific islands that receive Federal grants. In this second in a series of Island Boy Photobooks, Arnold presents a visual tour of the Pacific islands with more than 340 stunning, full color photographs and 13 maps. This photobook includes stops in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Palau, and the Hawaiian island of Oahu. This photobook not only highlights the beauty of these islands, but it also contains short histories of the sometimes violent history of the islands. The photobook would be a great souvenir for anyone who wants a keepsake of a treasured visit to the Pacific islands or a "wish list" for a future visit.< Less
Runaway Virgins: Danish West Indian Slave Ads 1770-1848 By Enrique Corneiro
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Runaway Virgins: Danish West Indian Slave Ads 1770-1848 uses more than 250 slavery related newspaper ads to help shine light on what life must have been like for the enslaved people of the U.S.... More > Virgin Islands (former Danish West Indies). More than 300 specific individuals are identified and subjects related to runaway slaves are highlighted (i.e. punishment, laws, free men/women, country of origin, children, pardons, etc.)< Less
Runaway Virgins: Danish West Indian Slave Ads 1770-1848 By Enrique Corneiro
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Runaway Virgins: Danish West Indian Slave Ads 1770-1848 uses more than 250 slavery related newspaper advertisements to help shine light on what life must have been like for the enslaved people of the... More > Danish West Indies. Important figures that played a part in bringing about emancipation are highlighted. Approximately 400 specific individuals slaves are identified.< Less
Island Boy Meets Island Girl: Our Life on the Rock By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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Black & White Edition -- In the 1670s, a Dutch settler named Claudius van Beverhoudt arrived on St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. He married a woman named Elizabeth deWindt and made St. Thomas his... More > home. Arnold van Beverhoudt, Jr. is a direct 8th generation descendant of Claudius and Elizabeth. His paternal grandparents, Ernest and Elisa, were living on St. Thomas in 1917 when the Danish West Indies became the U.S. Virgin Islands. They eventually moved to Venezuela, but Arnold's father remained on St. Thomas, where he became an auto repairman and raised his family. This book presents - in words and photos - Arnold's memories of life growing up and eventually meeting his "Island Girl" Helena on the tiny Caribbean island that its residents affectionately call "the Rock." It's a story that's been over 340 years in the making.< Less

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