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The Trial of Ibo Simon: Popular Media and Anti-Haitian Violence in Guadeloupe

Philippe Zacaïr

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the role of the popular media in igniting anti-Haitian violence in Caribbean states. In 2001, Ibo Simon, a powerful media person was charged with flaring up racist hatred and ... More


The “Children of the Sea” Uncovering Images of the Botpippel Experience in Caribbean Art and Literature

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Martha Daisy Kelehan

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses and tries to uncover multiple meanings and alternative historical accounts implicit in paintings and literature that depict the ordeals of the Haitian “boat people” in their ... More


Introduction

Philippe Zacaïr and Catherine Reinhardt

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter gives an account of anti-Haitianism which spread across the Caribbean basin. Special attention is given to the condition of Haitian immigrants residing in the Caribbean ... 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


From Slave Revolt to a Blood Pact with Satan: The Evangelical Rewriting of Haitian History

Elizabeth Mcalister

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/9780816681310.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Elizabeth McAlister’s chapter provides a much-needed lineage and analysis of the ideology and practice of Haitian and American Christian evangelicals who, in response to a burgeoning acceptance of ... More


Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Sara Fanning

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Shortly after winning its independence in 1804, Haiti's leaders realized that if their nation was to survive, it needed to build strong diplomatic bonds with other nations. Haiti's first leaders ... 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


The Alliance for Progress: A Case Study of Failure of International Commitments to Haiti

Wien Weibert Arthus

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/9780816681310.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The work of Wien Weibert Arthus demonstrates the complexity of desire when nations attempted to mold themselves to U.S. foreign policy strategies. An anticommunist Haiti proved to be insufficient to ... 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


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


Urban Planning and the Rebuilding of Port-au-Prince

Harley F. Etienne

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/9780816681310.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In an effort to bridge the local and state deliberations scholar Harley Etienne pushes academics and national and international leaders within the world of politics and social service to take ... More


Twenty-First-Century Haiti—A New Normal?: A Conversation with Four Scholars of Haiti

Alex Dupuy, Robert Fatton, Évelyne Trouillot, and Tatiana Wah

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/9780816681310.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Lastly, the enlightening conversation between four leading scholars on Haiti, Alex Dupuy, Tatiana Wah, Robert Fatton, Jr. and Èvelyne Trouillot explicates Haiti’s relationship with the international ... More


Religion at the Epicenter: Agency and Affiliation in Léogâne after the Earthquake

Karen Richman

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/9780816681310.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Karen Richman’s work centers religion and faith in post-earthquake Haiti and establishes that in spite of “speculative claims” about vodou’s impact upon the nation and the experiences of Haitians ... More


New Lands

Martin Munro

in Writing on the Fault Line: Haitian Literature and the Earthquake of 2010

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381465
eISBN:
9781781382233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381465.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The conclusion reflects on the theme of the land in Haitian literary history and considers finally the emergence of the new literary journal edited by James Noël and Pascale Monnin, IntranQuîlités, ... More


Epilogue

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/9781469626864.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The work’s epilogue concludes the story of the islandwide Haitian Revolution by recounting the collapse of the Ferrand regime in Santo Domingo. Napoleon’s invasion of Spain in 1808 threw the ... More


Cholera and the Camps: Reaping the Republic of NGOs

Mark Schuller

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/9780816681310.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Similarly, anthropologist Mark Schuller examines social health risks in urban neighborhoods, specifically cholera, in which these health threats were amplified by measures taken by NGOs. ... 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


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


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