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Damming the flood : Haiti and the politics of containment

Author: Peter Hallward
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In exploring how Haiti became a laboratory for a new 'politics of containment', Peter Hallward examines the rise, rule and collapse of Aristide's administration, and events since he was forced into exile.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hallward
ISBN: 9781844674664 1844674665
OCLC Number: 632086037
Notes: Originally published: 2007. With new afterword.
Description: xxxvii, 474 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. 1791-1991 : From the First Independence to the Second --
2. 1991-1999 : The First Coup and its Consequences --
3. 2000-2001 : Aristide and the Crisis of Democracy --
4. 2000-2003 : Investing in Pluralism --
5. 2001-2003 : The Return of the Army --
6. 2001-2004 : Aristide's Second Administration --
7. 2001-2004 : The Winner Loses? --
8. 2003-2004 : Preparing for War --
9. 2004 : The Second Coup --
10. 2004 : Revenge of the Haitian Elite --
11. 2004-2006 : Repression and Resistance --
--
App. "One Step at a Time" : An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide (July 2006)
Responsibility: Peter Hallward.

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A marvelous book ... riveting and deeply informedA" Noam Chomsky

 
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