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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Washington Itselfby E. J. Applewhite

    Madison Books 1993; US$ 15.99

    Originally published by Knopf in 1981. more...

  • Quick Escapes® From Washington, D.C.by Van Evan Balkan

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    From dining and lodging to attractions and events, with maps for two or three day itineraries, this book is the ticket for the perfect getaway. more...

  • Upholding Democracy: The United States Military Campaign in Haiti, 1994-1997by John Ballard

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 132.00

    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...

  • Washington Information Directory 2009-2010by CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 161.00

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

  • 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...

  • Haiti, History, and the Godsby Joan Dayan

    University of California Press 1996; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    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...

  • 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...