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Haiti (Island). Hispaniola

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  • Haitiby Yasmine Shamsie; Andrew S. Thompson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    "This book...avoids the political debates about Jean-Bertrand Aristide that dominate so many current writings about Haiti. Its focus is the society itself, the sources of difference, the origins of violence, and the possibility of change....The superb work done by the editors has established a high standard for future efforts." (Terry Copp and John... more...

  • Haitiby Elizabeth Abbott

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2011; US$ 8.74

    Haiti is the definitive account of the ruling Duvalier family and its legacy. In 1803, the enslaved people of Haiti vanquished their French masters after a bloody war which left thousands dead. In 1986, Haitians celebrated another victory, as Baby Doc Duvalier fled to France, ending three decades of brutal dictatorship. The Duvalier regime slaughtered... more...

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizensby Alex Dupuy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This titleáfocuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global economic and political order, and how the more dominant members... more...

  • Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbeanby Philippe Zaca´r

    University Press of Florida 2010; US$ 39.95

    During the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as Guadeloupe, the Dominican Republic, French Guiana, the Bahamas, and Jamaica. The contributors to this volume explore the common thread of prejudice against... more...

  • The Haitian Revolutionby David Geggus

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.50

    "A landmark collection of documents by the field's leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful." --Alyssa... more...

  • The Idea of Haitiby Millery PolynÚ

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    After Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, aid workers and offers of support poured in from around the world. Tellingly, though, news reports on the catastrophe and relief efforts frequently included a pejorative description of the country that outsiders were determined to rebuild: the troubled island nation, a nation... more...

  • The Irresistible Mr Wrongby Jeremy Scott

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 26.24

    Why do women go for bastards? Not all women certainly, but an identifiable number of them - including almost all heiresses - find themselves drawn to, even marrying, a thoroughgoing wrong'un who steals their money, cheats on them and sometimes beats them up. Why, to these educated, rational, rich and otherwise balanced young women, is Mr Wrong irresistible?... more...

  • Kid's Guide to Washington, DCby Eileen Ogintz

    Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Before you plan your family?s next excursion in the nation?s capital, get some help from a travel professional? and your kids! The Kid?s Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city. á á Inside you?ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best... more...

  • Mulatto Republicby April J. Mayes

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    The origins of anti-Haitian and anti-black nationalist ideologies in the Dominican Republic have long been central to debates among the historians, political scientists, and journalists who wish to understand the relationship between popular expressions of Dominican identity and official nationalism. In The Mulatto Republic , April Mayes looks at... more...