Published January 31, 2004
by International Business Publications, USA .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||392|
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"Haiti," as Leah Gordon writes in the introduction to this extraordinary book, "seems to be on the fault line of history," and it's during Carnival that the ghosts, spirits, devils, and clowns of. Lists about: Around the World One Book from Each Country, Caribbean Literature, Book Riot's Must-Read Contemporary Short Story Collections, Adventure. Pages in category "Novels set in Haiti" The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Haiti country profile. 11 February Share this with Facebook Haiti became the world's first black-led republic and the first independent Caribbean state when it threw off French colonial.
Unformatted text preview: area handbook series Dominican Republic and Haiti country studies Dominican Republic and Haiti country studies Federal Research Division Library of Congress Edited by Helen Chapin Metz Research Completed December 'North Atlantic Ocean Caribbean Sea On the cover: Hispaniola (La Isla Espariola) Third Edition, First Printing, Haiti was the second country in the Americas, after the United States, to free itself from colonial rule. Its capital is Port-au-Prince. Geographical and historical treatment of Haiti, including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its people, economy, and government. Haiti was the second country in the Americas, after the United States. Dominican Republic and Haiti: Country Studies and wood lots. Experts classify at most 11 percent ofthe land, and perhaps only 7 percent, suitable for crop production. Haiti is the only country in the Western Hemisphere to undergo a successful slave revolution; however, a long history of oppression by dictators such as François Duvalier and his son Jean-Claude Duvalier has markedly affected the nation. Since the end of the Duvalier era Haiti has been transitioning to a democratic g code: +