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  • 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$ 44.95

    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

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  • 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...

  • Facing Racial Revolutionby Jeremy D. Popkin

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    The only truly successful slave uprising in the Atlantic world, the Haitian Revolution gave birth to the first independent black republic of the modern era. Inspired by the revolution that had recently roiled their French rulers, black slaves and people of mixed race alike rose up against their oppressors in a bloody insurrection that led to the... more...

  • Haiti: The Tumultuous History - From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nationby Philippe Girard

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions, examining how colonialism and slavery have left a legacy of racial tension, both within Haiti and internationally; Haitians remain deeply suspicious of white foriegners'... more...

  • Washington Information Directory 2011-2012by CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 232.50

    Washington Information Directory (WID) is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. WID provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. more...

  • The Slaves Who Defeated Napoleonby Philippe R. Girard

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 49.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 To a contemporary audience, Haiti brings to mind Voodoo spells, Tontons Macoutes, and boat people--nothing worth fighting over. Two centuries ago, however, Haiti, then known as Saint-Domingue, was the ?Pearl of the Antilles,? France's most valuable overseas colony, the largest exporter... more...

  • Peaceful Places: Washington, D.C.by Judy Colbert; Denis Collins

    Menasha Ridge Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    Native Washingtonians Judy Colbert and Denis Collins have grown up and lived amid some of the most exciting sightseeing in the country--in their own grand urban backyard. They share this knowledge in Peaceful Places: Washington, DC . Now readers can enjoy the sights without being elbow-to-elbow with visitors from around the country and the world.... more...