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Haiti : the aftershocks of history

Author: Laurent Dubois
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Even before the 2010 earthquake, Haiti was known as a benighted place of poverty and corruption, and has often been blamed for its own wretchedness. But as historian Laurent Dubois makes clear, its difficulties are rooted in its founding revolution, the only successful slave revolt in the history of the world; the hostility that this rebellion generated among the colonial powers; and the intense struggle within  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dubois, Laurent, 1971-
Haiti.
New York : Metropolitan Books, 2012
(DLC) 2011020162
(OCoLC)648922902
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Dubois
ISBN: 9780805095623 0805095624
OCLC Number: 794280018
Notes: B005CRY8WC (Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)).
Description: 1 online resource (434 pages) : maps
Contents: Independence --
The Citadel --
Stalemate --
The sacrifice --
Looking north --
Occupation --
Second independence --
An immaterial being.
Responsibility: Laurent Dubois.

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Haiti was known as a benighted place of poverty and corruption. Maligned and misunderstood, the nation has long been blamed by many for its own wretchedness. This title demonstrates that Haiti's  Read more...

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