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The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Chris Campbell and Michael Niblett (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This unique edited collection of scholarly articles brings together the work of a diverse range of literary and cultural critics, creative writers, and environmental and social activists. It marks an ... More


Eric Williams vs. Frank Tannenbaum: On Slave Laws, Slavery Systems, and Subsequent Race Relations

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Williams and Tannenbaum clashed during the first-held meeting on Caribbean studies, and chapter 2 revisits that debate. Williams argues that differences in the way slaves were treated throughout the ... More


On being Landless: The Expansion of Agrarian Capitalism and the Crisis of the 1930s

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a social, political, and economic background of Cidra and the east central region where the community of Parcelas Gándaras is located. It also describes the way of life of ... More


Introduction Kalfou Danjere: State Apparatus, War Machine, and Terror in a Transnational Context

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introductory chapter tries to highlight the concerns brought to light in the book regarding the subject of race, diaspora, and U.S. imperialism in the Haitian literature. The chapter explores the ... More


The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Millery Polyné (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Idea of Haiti critically examines the politics of Haiti’s past—its “facts and fables”—and how these narratives illuminate our understanding of the domestic and transnational structures in place ... More


Haiti, the Monstrous Anomaly

Nick Nesbitt

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Nick Nesbitt identifies and engages the notion of difference and deviance in Haitian history and its connections to international relations. The author locates the discourse rotating along a Western ... More


Rethinking the Haitian Crisis

Greg Beckett

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Greg Beckett locates the hub of the discourse rotating along a Western axis of shock and pain that unendingly constructs Haiti as delinquent. His research examines institutional roles in reproducing ... More


Remembering Charlemagne Péralte and His Defense of Haiti’s Revolution

Yveline Alexis

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The brutal images of U.S. Occupation oppositional leader Charlemagne Péralte’s bullet-ridden body during a particularly violent year of 1919, as Yveline Alexis demonstrates, highlights the ways in ... More


Haiti Fantasies of Bare Life

Sibylle Fischer

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Scholar Sibylle Fischer analyzes representations of this crisis through the Haitian body and astutely challenges readers and those who claim to act or speak for those who suffer must watch their ... More


The Violence of Executive Silence

Patrick Sylain

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Patrick Sylvain’s chapter impels the reader to ask: What are the ways Haitian leadership create openings for or replicate discourses and systems that make the nation susceptible to harm? Given the ... More


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