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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 137–147.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nick Nesbitt The contemporaneous publication of Alex Dupuy's The Prophet and the Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Peter Hallward's Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment in 2007 marks a watershed in contemporary Haitian Studies. Together, these two critically engaged...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 148–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Valerie Kaussen This article analyzes the topic of dictatorship, political violence, and popular struggle in two recent works that treat the rise and fall of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide: Alex Dupuy's The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 161–173.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Alex Dupuy This article analyzes the shifts in the balance of power between Aristide and the Haitian dominant and middle classes and the foreign powers (the United States, France, and Canada) during the two periods of Aristide's presidency (1991/1994-1996, and 2001-2004). In the first period, an...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 128–136.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Lyonel Trouillot A discussion of Alex Dupuy's The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti and Peter Hallward's Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Translated by Nadève Ménard BOOK...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 174–185.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Peter Hallward Jean-Bertrand Aristide was re-elected president of Haiti in 2000, with a massive parliamentary majority. My book Damming the Flood (2007) tried to explain how and why his government overthrown, several years later, in an internationally-sponsored coup-d'état. Novelist Lyonel...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 24–39.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Aristide, United Nations speech, 1996 fter his decisive victory at the battle of Vertières, on 18 November 1803, Dessalines obtained from General de Rochambeau the surrender of the forty-thousand-strong AFrench army, sent by Napoléon Bonaparte to Saint Domingue to restore slavery. Th is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of President Aristide’s dictatorship. Th e installation, a mosaic that draws on the traditional and the contemporary, resonates with an electronic musical composition that integrates chants and Vodun rhythms. Kwa Bawon pays a collective homage to the numerous Haitian victims too often forgot...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 14–31.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Power, and Peter Hallward’s Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment.33 I think attention to the problem of popular insurgency is one way both to link together our analysis of past and present Haitian history and to focus on the role of the Haitian people in making that...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2005
... v democratic transition. Th e rise and fall—and again, rise and fall—of Jean-Bertrand Aristide may well have dampened the optimism and enthusiasm many seemed to feel in December 1990 for the prospect—at last—of real social change. Lavalas was to have small been the fl ood that...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): viii–xiii.
Published: 01 September 2005
... predatory appetites of the new grands mangeurss (big eaters) of the so-called v democratic transition. Th e rise and fall—and again, rise and fall—of Jean-Bertrand Aristide may well have dampened the optimism and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to the Jean-Bertrand Aristide government's 2003 campaign to get France to repay the money, Peck's street vendor enacts the film's fictional president, Jean de Théogane, demanding a precise figure (US$21,685,135,571.48 was the 2003 estimate of what France owed Haiti). After many refusals, the French...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2009
....” Finally, in our book discussion section, we stage a vital encounter between two fundamentally contrasting—indeed, perhaps incompatible—approaches to the story of the rise and downfall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide: Alex Dupuy’s The Prophet and Power: Jean- Bertrand Aristide, the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 155–163.
Published: 01 November 2011
... president from August 1946 until May 1950. Though we did not know it at the time, after the return of small axe 36 • November 2011 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-1443367 © Small Axe, Inc. 156  |  Notes on Red and Black in Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide by a US-led multinational military...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 128–134.
Published: 01 July 2009
... think of Cuba, I think of Alberto Korda’s photograph of Che Guevara in a beret with a star; for Haiti, I think of Aristide. I think Jamaica’s version of the Che picture is the one of Bob Marley in the mid-1970s that was used for the album Natty Dread and later imitated by Lauryn...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 152–162.
Published: 01 November 2010
... a world-historical power.3 No doubt, too, there is a connection between this body of work and the social and political renewal of the question of Haiti that emerged with the rise and subsequent travail of the presidency of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.4 Certainly Aristide’s own self-fashioning as...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Cosentino  |  135 began with the Columbian invasion of Quisqueya and have never ceased.1 One might wish for a postcolonial development toward something resembling social or economic justice, but then one would also have to wish that Dumarsais Estimé or Jean-Bertrand Aristide had been Mao Zedong. Or...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 173–187.
Published: 01 November 2011
... military control of the country; multi- lingual pleas for relief assistance for forgotten communities; patriotic assurances that Haiti refuses to perish; calls for the resignation of the mostly silent (former) president, René Préval; calls for the return of Jean-Bertrand Aristide and even the return...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2008
... present. The bicentenary of the Haitian Revolution, although marked in Haiti itself by social unrest leading to the ousting and enforced exile of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was commemorated inter- nationally by a series of conferences that sought to develop historical and cultural...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 194–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... SX23 • June 2007 • Charles Forsdick | 207 at Aristide’s shoulder—there to complete the mission of liberation that had been frustrated back in 1802.”31 Published a month before the president’s removal from power, Bell’s article foresees the signs of this imminent change and situates it within a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
...) and Jean-Bertrand Aristide (1991–94, 2000–2004), respectively.9 Entrenched in the covert meeting spaces of Haitian communists and radical labor activists of the Mouvement ouvrier paysan (MOP); the pages of newspapers and journals such as Le Centre, La Nation, and La Ruche; and the disquieted...