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Haitian Realities and Scholarly Myths: A Counterintuitive Analysis

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/9780813061061.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

It is perhaps predictable that, given Haiti’s isolation among world nations, foreign interventions should be blamed for virtually all of the island’s problems. Specific analysis of critical Haitian ... More


People Get Ready: African American and Caribbean Cultural Exchange

Kevin Meehan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732818
eISBN:
9781604732825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732818.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book offers historical and theoretical readings of Caribbean and African American interaction from the 1700s to the present. By analyzing travel narratives, histories, creative collaborations, ... More


Transformation in Jamaica, Grenada, and Haiti

Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits

in Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653600
eISBN:
9781469653624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653600.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the last decades of the twentieth century, the Caribbean saw multiple and dramatic political efforts to transform state and society. New governments sought to embrace popular classes as equal ... More


Brazilian and South American Political and Military Engagement in Haiti

Ricardo Seitenfus

in Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062266
eISBN:
9780813051987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062266.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

“Brazilian and South American Political and Military Engagement in Haiti” analyses the multiple factors surrounding South American involvement in Haiti that eventually brought Brazil, in particular, ... More


The Rhetoric of Crisis and Foreclosing the Future of Haiti in Ghosts of Cité Soleil

Christopher Garland

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/9781617037573.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Asger Leth’s documentary film Ghosts of Cité Soleil (2006). The film follows the lives of two gang leaders in the largest slum in Haiti during the months leading up to the fall ... More


Introduction

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Between 1990 and 1997, the United Nations was involved in a broad range of activities in support of democracy in Haiti. Those activities reflected the international concern over a military uprising ... More


Introduction: Coups, Congress and Completing the Haitian Revolution: U.S. African Americans Respond to Aristide's “Exile”

Millery Polyné

in From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces a critical transnational history of U.S. African Americans and Haitians. The book includes a great thematic range and it carefully examines the political, economic, and ... More


Elections: (In the Time of Cholera)

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/9780801452123.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Haiti's national elections held on November 28, 2010. Fraud was rampant during the elections. Local authorities intimidated, committed violence, stuffed voting urns, and faked ... More


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