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Damming the flood : Haiti, Aristide, and the politics of containment

Author: Peter Hallward
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In February 2004, the constitutionally elected government of Jean Bertrand Aristide was overthrown by a US-France invasion with the blessing of the UN Security Council. Exploring how Haiti became a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hallward, Peter.
Damming the flood.
London ; New York : Verso, 2007
(OCoLC)609167176
Named Person: Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hallward
ISBN: 9781844671069 1844671062 9781844672349 1844672344
OCLC Number: 74526559
Description: xxxvii, 442 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 1791-1991: From the First Independence to the Second 1 --
2 1991-1999: The First Coup and its Consequences 39 --
3 2000-2001: Aristide and the Crisis of Democracy 74 --
4 2000-2003: Investing in Pluralism 89 --
5 2001-2003: The Return of the Army 119 --
6 2001-2004: Aristide's Second Administration 131 --
7 2001-2004: The Winner Loses? 141 --
8 2003-2004: Preparing for War 175 --
9 2004: The Second Coup 200 --
10 2004: Revenge of the Haitian Elite 250 --
11 2004-2006: Repression and Resistance 277 --
Appendix "One Step at a Time": An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide (July 2006) 317.
Responsibility: Peter Hallward.
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