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Haitian History New Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0415808685
ISBN-13: 9780415808682
Edition: 2013
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Description: Despite Haiti's proximity to the United States, and its considerable importance to our own history, Haiti barely registered in the historic consciousness of most Americans until recently. Those who struggled to understand Haiti's suffering in the  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 342
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Despite Haiti's proximity to the United States, and its considerable importance to our own history, Haiti barely registered in the historic consciousness of most Americans until recently. Those who struggled to understand Haiti's suffering in the earthquake of 2010 often spoke of it as the the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, but could not explain how it came to be so. In recent years, the amount of scholarship about the island has increased dramatically. Whereas once this scholarship was focused on Haiti’s political or military leaders, now the historiography of Haiti features lively debates and different schools of thought. Even as this body of knowledge has developed, it has been hard for students to grasp its various strands. Haitian History presents the best of the recent articles on Haitian history, by both Haitian and foreign scholars, moving from colonial Saint Domingue to the Aristide years. It will be the go-to one-volume introduction to the field of Haitian history, helping to explain how the promise of the Haitian Revolution dissipated, and presenting the major debates and questions in the field today.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
From Saint-Domingue to Haiti
Introduction
An Unthinkable History: The Haitian Revolution as a Non-Event
Slave Resistance (from The Making of Haiti: The Saint Domingue Revolution from Below)
Saint-Domingue on the Eve of the Haitian Revolution
"I am the Subject of the King of Congo": African Political Ideology and the Haitian Revolution
Independent Haiti in a Hostile World: Haiti in the Nineteenth Century
Introduction
The Politics of "French Negroes" in the United States
Talk About Haiti: The Archive and the Atlantic's Haitian Revolution
Sword-Bearing Citizens: Militarism and Manhood in Nineteenth-Century Haiti
Rural Protest and Peasant Revolt, 1804 - 1869
"The Black Republic": The Influence of the Haitian Revolution on Northern Black Political Consciousness, 1816 - 1862
From the Occupation to the Earthquake: Haiti in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
Introduction
Under the Gun (from Haiti and the United States: The Psychological Moment)
VIVE 1804! The Haitian Revolution and the Revolutionary Generation of 1946
Dynastic Dictatorship: The Duvalier Years, 1957 - 1986
The Water Refugees (from AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame)
The Rise, Fall, and Second Coming of Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Eternity Lasted Less Than Sixty Seconds
Index

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