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Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... anticolonialism, and on forging stronger and more radical ties with the republican administration in Haiti. Although Haiti’s president Geffrard maintained a position of neutrality, covert aid from Haitian citizens toward the east was constant. Reactionary members of the Dominican mobilization, meanwhile, were...
Published: 09 April 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8550-9
Published: 09 April 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8550-9
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388838-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8883-8
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...58 Voyage to the North of Haiti Hérard Dumesle In 1821, the journalist and politician Hérard Dumesle traveled from his home in the city of Les Cayes, in the south of Haiti, to the northern areas of the country. His goal was to visit the sites where the history of Haiti s revolution had taken place...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...94 The Separation of Haiti and the Dominican Republic Thomas Madiou In 1822, as some Dominicans in Santo Domingo began organizing to gain indepen- dence from Spain, Haitian president Boyer joined the eastern part of the island, for- merly Spanish Santo Domingo, to the Haitian Republic...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...109 Haiti and Its Visitors and Le vieux piquet Louis Joseph Janvier Born in Port-au-Prince in 1855, Louis Joseph Janvier was part of a generation of elite young Haitians who spent a significant amount of time living abroad, where they studied, worked in diplomatic roles, and engaged broadly...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-031
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... 127 III The Birth of Modern-Day Haiti The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a time of profound transformation in Haiti. The political conflicts of earlier decades intensified, as did fiscal and economic problems, notably those surrounding external debt. There was an increase...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-032
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...129 Nineteenth-Century Haiti by the Numbers Louis Gentil Tippenhauer Louis Gentil Tippenhauer was a German who spent many years in Haiti. In 1892 he published a detailed analysis of Haiti s population and economy. Tippenhauer emphasized the expansion of the coffee industry, which soon after...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-045
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...167 African Americans Defend Haiti Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett At the beginning of the Civil War in the United States, in 1862, Massachusetts sena- tor Charles Sumner pushed through a bill offering diplomatic recognition to the na- tions of Haiti and Liberia. African Americans celebrated...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-047
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... 177 IV Occupied Haiti (1915 1934) On 28 July 1915, U.S. Marines landed on Haitian soil, initiating what would be a nineteen-year military occupation. Pierre Sully, the soldier guarding the Haitian military arsenal, refused to allow the Marines access, famously de- claring that the Marines...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...180 1915 Treaty between the United States and Haiti Robert Beale Davis Jr. and Louis Borno U.S. Marines landed in Haiti on 28 July 1915, beginning a nineteen-year occupation of the country. There was almost no armed resistance to the invasion only one Hai- tian soldier was killed that night...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-049
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...186 The Patriotic Union of Haiti Protests the U.S. Occupation Union Patriotique d Haiti Haitian resistance to the military and financial intervention of the United States developed quickly, drawing on the intellectual and political traditions of Haitian na- tionalism. The Union Patriotique d Haiti...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-063
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...256 Proud Haiti Edouard A. Tardieu The period after the U.S. occupation saw a flourishing of patriotic song and symbol- ism in the country. In 1937, the Department of Public Instruction held a song contest, inviting people to submit compositions that could be sung by schoolchildren to cel- ebrate...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-096
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...386 Gender and Politics in Contemporary Haiti Carolle Charles The twentieth century saw a wide range of struggles for women s empowerment and equality in Haiti. In this excerpt, Carolle Charles focuses on the politicization and the consequent victimization of Haitian women under Duvalier. Exploring...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-112
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... 449 VIII Haiti in the New Millennium Within a year of Jean-Bertrand Aristide s presidential oath many Haitians quickly understood the domestic and international obstacles that thwarted effective leadership from the executive office, including a U.S. embargo, and systemic malfeasance within...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-121
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...483 Haïti pap peri Jerry Rosembert Moïse Recurring images of young children and granmoun (elder men or women) spray- painting the words Haïti pap peri (Haiti won t perish) appeared in key neighbor- hoods of the capital city, Port-au-Prince, days after the January 2010 earthquake and the ensuing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-125
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...502 To Reestablish Haiti? Lemète Zéphyr and Pierre Buteau The editors of the collective volume Refonder Haïti?, published at the end of 2010, gathered texts from over forty Haitian academics, journalists, writers, and policy makers to insert a sampling of Haitian thought on the post-earthquake...