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Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Philippe Zacaïr (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Over the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as ... More


The Haitian Diaspora: Building Bridges after Catastrophe

Daniel P. Erikson

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a history of the Haitian diaspora's relations with the US government, focusing on two separate but interrelated foreign policy concerns: US relations with the government of ... More


Haitian Religion in Miami

Terry Rey, Alex Stepick, and Archbishop Thomas Wenski

in Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter states that the book is a historical and ethnographic study of Haitian religion in Miami, based on many years of fieldwork in the city and in Haiti, as well as comprehensive ... More


The Americanization of Haiti

Leon D. Pamphile

in Contrary Destinies: A Century of America's Occupation, Deoccupation, and Reoccupation of Haiti

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061023
eISBN:
9780813051291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061023.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

American hegemony triumphs in Haiti in light of the trends of globalization. The Haitian diaspora contributes a great deal to the Americanization process. American culture overwhelms the country ... More


Feting Haiti’s Patron Saint in Little Haiti: The Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Terry Rey, Alex Stepick, and Archbishop Thomas Wenski

in Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter centers on a single week of exuberant religious celebrations at Notre Dame, which concentrates on the Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Haiti's patron saint. These celebrations are ... More


The Haitian Catholic Church in Miami: When the Saints Go Sailing In

Terry Rey, Alex Stepick, and Archbishop Thomas Wenski

in Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the Notre Dame d'Haiti Catholic Church in Little Haiti, which is arguably the most significant cultural institution in the Haitian diaspora, and introduces coverage of ... More


The Creole Connection: People-to-People Aid and Solidarity across Borders

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how volunteers and aid workers from New Orleans and other parts of the world offered people-to-people humanitarian aid and community organizing support for earthquake victims in ... More


Amour Douleur Folie: State Violence and Post-Duvalierist Revenants

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/9780813034577.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Dany Laferrière's novel Le cri des oiseaux fous reflects on the emotional themes of Marie Chauvet's trilogy Amour colère folie which presents post-Duvalier viewpoints on love, madness, and anger in ... More


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