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- 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...
- 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...
- Unofficial Guides 2014; US$ 17.99
Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum , The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. is the insider's guide to Washington at its best with more... more...
From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens: Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment in Haiti, 1804-2012Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
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...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Washington, D.C. , will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect companion. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 54.99
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...
- 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...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 150.00
Haiti has long played an important role in global perception of the western hemisphere, but ideas about Haiti often appear paradoxical. Is it a land of tyranny and oppression or a beacon of freedom as site of the world's only successful slave revolution? A bastion of devilish practices or a devoutly religious island? Does its status as the second... more...