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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kid's Guide to Washington, DCby Eileen Ogintz

    Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Before you plan your family?s next excursion in the nation?s capital, get some help from a travel professional? and your kids! The Kid?s Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city.     Inside you?ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best... more...

  • Politics and Power in Haitiby Kate Quinn; Paul Sutton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Examining the political legacies of the Duvalier period and after, and revisiting the work of the late David Nicholls, Politics and Power in Haiti provides some of the keys to understanding the turbulent world of Haitian politics and the persistent challenges at home and from abroad which have distorted development. more...