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Paradise lost : Haiti's tumultuous journey from Pearl of the Caribbean to Third World hot spot

Author: Philippe R Girard
Publisher: Basingstoke (Hampshire) Palgrave MacMillan 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? He examines how colonialism and slavery have left a legacy of racial tension, both within Haiti and internationally, as Haitians remain deeply suspicious  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe R Girard
ISBN: 140396887X 9781403968876
OCLC Number: 434442697
Description: x, 230 p. il. 22 cm
Contents: Introduction The Pearl of the Antilles: Haiti in Colonial Times (1492-1791) Did Haiti Save the United States?: The Haitian Revolution and the Early American Republic (1791-1804) Ideal and Pariah: Haiti After Independence (1804-1915) American Colony: Haiti During the First U.S. Occupation (1915-1934) Under Papa Doc's Spell: Haiti in the Cold War (1957-1986) A Glimmer of Hope: The First Aristide Presidency (1990-1991) The Haitian Invasion of the United States: Haitian Boat People (1991-1994) In Our Backyard: The Second U.S. Invasion of Haiti (1994) Beyond the Mountains, More Mountains: The International Community's Failed Development Program in Haiti (1995-1997) Bayonets Are Made of Steel, Constitutions of Paper: Haiti's Growing Political Instability (1997-2004) Here We Go Again: Aristide Overthrown (2004) Conclusion: Is There Any Hope for Haiti?
Responsibility: Philippe R. Girard.

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