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The United States Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934

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"A good history of a sordid intervention that submitted a people to autocratic rule and did little for economic development." --The New York Times "From Schmidt we get the full details . . . of the brutal racist practices inflicted on the Haitians for nearly all of the nineteen-year American presence in the country." --American Historical Review "The only thoroughgoing stu ...more
Paperback, 303 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by Rutgers University Press (first published 1971)
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Yunis Esa
Oct 12, 2015 Yunis Esa rated it really liked it
In terms of an overview from the American perspective of the occupation of Haiti, the book gives an account of the reasoning behind the occupation in beginning and why it last for such a long.
Pascal
Nov 03, 2013 Pascal rated it liked it
Very documentation of the parasitic role of American foreign policy in the early 20th century toward Haiti which lead to the Country's occupation. Several quotes illustrating level of American racism and sheer brutality. Not enough information on the revolts against the occupation for my taste.
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