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  • The Prophet and Powerby Alex Dupuy; Franck Laraque

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    This compelling book offers a comprehensive analysis of the struggle for democracy in Haiti, set in the context of the tumultuous rise and fall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Haiti, The Prophet and Power explores the crisis of democratization in a poor, underdeveloped, peripheral society with a long history... 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...

  • Sketches of Haytiby William Woodis Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 206.00

    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...

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizensby Alex Dupuy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Haiti, History, and the Godsby Joan Dayan

    University of California Press 1995; US$ 29.95

    In Haiti, History, and the Gods, Joan Dayan charts the cultural imagination of Haiti not only by reconstructing the island's history but by highlighting ambiguities and complexities that have been ignored. She investigates the confrontational space in which Haiti is created and recreated in fiction and fact, text and ritual, discourse and practice.... more...

  • Upholding Democracyby John R. Ballard

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 168.00

    An inside account of the U.S. military operation to restore Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in 1994, this study demonstrates progress made in joint warfighting in the period following the end of the Cold War, including improvements in command and control, joint force integration, and techniques for successful humanitarian operations.^L... more...

  • Backpacks Full of Hopeby Eduardo Aldunate

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    Backpacks Full of Hope: The UN Mission in Haiti describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the particularly turbulent year September 2005 to September 2006. It details the realities of commanding more than 7,000 men from eleven countries while working... more...

  • Fixing Haitiby Jorge Heine; Andrew Thompson

    United Nations University Press 2011; Not Available

    Haiti may well be the only country in the Americas with a last name. References to the land of the “black Jacobins” are almost always followed by the phrase “the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere”. To that dubious distinction, on 12 January 2010 Haiti added another, when it was hit by the most devastating natural disaster... more...

  • Haitian Historyby Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Despite Haiti's proximity to the United States, and its considerable importance to our own history, Haiti barely registered in the historic consciousness of most Americans until recently. Those who struggled to understand Haiti's suffering in the earthquake of 2010 often spoke of it as the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, but could not explain... more...

  • Washington Itselfby E. J. Applewhite

    Madison Books 1993; US$ 15.99

    Originally published by Knopf in 1981. more...