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Epilogue

César J. Ayala

in American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807847886
eISBN:
9781469605050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867976_ayala.13
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how sugar production is practically nonexistent today in Puerto Rico. Between 1950 and 1960, the Constancia mill in Ponce, Central San Jose, Pasto Viejo in Humacao, and ... More


Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930

Mariola Espinosa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218113
eISBN:
9780226218137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218137.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the early fall of 1897, yellow fever shuttered businesses, paralyzed trade, and caused tens of thousands of people living in the southern United States to abandon their homes and flee for their ... More


The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

Alan McPherson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195343038
eISBN:
9780199378227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, American History: 20th Century

In 1912 the United States sent troops into a Nicaraguan civil war, solidifying a decades-long era of military occupations in Latin America driven by the desire to rewrite the political rules of the ... More


Foreign Impulses in Annie Desroy’s Le Joug

Nadève Ménard

in Haiti and the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037573
eISBN:
9781621039334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037573.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The U.S. occupation of Haiti, from 1915 to 1934, brought about brutal contact between two groups who had little previous experience with each other. Many Haitian novels of the period reflect the ... More


Conclusion Lessons of Occupation

Alan Mcpherson

in The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195343038
eISBN:
9780199378227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343038.003.0016
Subject:
History, Latin American History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion briefly debates the pros and cons of the occupations of Haiti, Nicargua, and the Dominican Republic and argues that they were largely a failure. It then offers a few overall lessons ... More


A Party of Exiles

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile: Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617978
eISBN:
9781469617992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0015
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the major transformations that took place in Haiti between 1902 and 1915, focusing on Anténor Firmin's National Progressive Party—which, in the main, consisted of exiles living ... More


Binding Tides

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile: Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617978
eISBN:
9781469617992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0016
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes events that affected Jamaica and Haiti in the early twentieth century, including the U.S. invasion of Haiti in 1915 and the Great War, which caused Jamaica's economy to suffer ... More


A Moral Revolution at Mazorra, 1899–1902

Jennifer L. Lambe

in Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631028
eISBN:
9781469631042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631028.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 examines the massive reconstruction effort undertaken at Mazorra at the end of the Cuban independence war. In particular, it examines the collaboration between U.S. occupying forces and ... More


Fragments of a Journey to Mazorra: From a “State of Ruin” to a Second Occupation, 1902–1909

Jennifer L. Lambe

in Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631028
eISBN:
9781469631042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631028.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 follows the unlikely pact between U.S. occupying forces and patriotic doctors through its fraying under the auspices of Cuba’s first sovereign government (1902-6) and its revival during ... More


Santo Domingo and the Rise of Toussaint Louverture, 1795–1801

Graham T. Nessler

in Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626864
eISBN:
9781469626888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626864.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the military history of Hispaniola from 1795, when the French Republic ejected the rival Spanish empire from the island, to 1801, when Toussaint Louverture unified the island ... More


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