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Haiti (Island). Hispaniola

  • Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nationby Franklin J. Franco

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican society, the first society of the modern Americas... more...

  • For Whom the Dogs Spyby Raymond A. Joseph

    Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    When the 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, Raymond Joseph, the former Haitian ambassador to the United States, found himself rushing back to his beloved country. The earthquake ignited a passion in Joseph, inspiring him to run for president against great competition, including two well-known Haitian pop stars, his nephew Wyclef Jean and Michel Martelly.... 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...

  • Washington Information Directoryby CQ Press

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 164.00

    Washington Information Director y is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. Washington Information Directory offers three... more...

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizensby Alex Dupuy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This title focuses 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...

  • 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...

  • The Memoir of Toussaint Louvertureby Philippe R. Girard

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 57.99

    Here is an annotated, scholarly, multilingual edition of the only lengthy text personally written by Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture: the memoirs he wrote shortly before his death in the French prison of Fort de Joux. The translation is based on an original copy in Louverture's hand never before published. Historian Philippe Girard begins... more...

  • Sketches of Haytiby William Woodis Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1827, this is an account of the revolution and its immediate aftermath in Haiti. The author was a surgeon employed by King Christophe. more...

  • The Idea of Haitiby Millery Polyné

    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...

  • Free and French in the Caribbeanby John Patrick Walsh

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99

    In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aimé Césaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution that freed the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1803 and the departmentalization of Martinique and other French... more...