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Black Haiti: A Biography of Africa's Eldest Daughter
by Blair Niles
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published July 25th 2007 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1926)
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Author travels thru Haiti in 1925 at time Marine occupation. She studies all she can find in the only book store in the country. First part of book was a bit of a bore as all she did was talk about all she was seeing in a not very clear way, in my thinking. But then she started to get a feel for the history of the country and she did an excellent job of telling the history of Dessalines, Mackandal, and Toussaint, "It is only in travel, I think , that history comes thus sensuously alive, that it ...more
Blair Niles is a pen name of Mary Blair Rice. She also wrote under the name Mary Blair Beebe.More about Blair Niles...